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the ruins after the ruins / fissure ontology

note from the future to the future -> Occupy ->

http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined03.png
https://youtu.be/L5t96F1je-w the ruins after the ruins
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined01.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined02.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined04.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined05.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined06.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined07.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/ruined08.png

ruins x, ontology x, flat ontology x, splatter semiotics x

Well, what might be ok is ok here, there's only objects in the
distance, fissures and from this viewpoint, everything is
fissure, the same begetting the same, the flattening of
inscription, inscription in turmoil relegated to a subcategory
of epistemology, where the quantum characteristics are smeared
across the real of this or any other world and, let's get
started! Let's make a gender!!

let's think of splatter semiotics, where everything local meets
and the world struggles with inferential logics and the desire
to live forever. let's think of ontology itself as corrosion,
rust, smut, let's continue in our local neighborhood, break down
the boundaries, think of everything we know.

let's think of everything we know -

Oh well, let's get going!
It's impossible to decide on behavior!
What do you want to call this thing you're making?

what does it matter? what we call it today will be lost
tomorrow, this text will be lost today, "never mind tomorrow" -
calling is only a calling-forth in the local group, no one speaks
babel-onian any more. or do they?

Well, that this might be discoverable here, in this format, this
note from the future to the future - already constructs trouble
for us, subverting the categories we take for granted. Beneath
the surface, that this might be discoverable here, in this
format, this note from the future to the future - is 8595,
neutral, other worlds in this regard, all of them, are
irretrievable: the same broken from the same from the turmoil
surrounding the truth, cosmology, and theorization of the big
bang and its subsequent predecessors? But what is neutrality
here, its constitution?

Wait! that this might be discoverable here, in this format, this
note from the future to the future - and 8595 are gone forever!

Is it ever a question of numbers? Which imply -1 , 0, +1 and the
like? somewhere, something arbitrary, Weyl called it the ego?
that might be useful, some sense of a local corral, boundary,
what we might called an inscription before that too fractures,
dissolves, back to fissures, sinters - that process -

that this might be discoverable here, in this format, this note
from the future to the future -:other worlds in this regard, all
of them, are irretrievable: the same broken from the same from
the turmoil surrounding the truth, cosmology, and theorization
of the big bang and its subsequent predecessors:1:what might be
ok is ok here, there's only objects in the distance, fissures
and from this viewpoint, everything is fissure, the same
begetting the same, the flattening of inscription, inscription
in turmoil relegated to a subcategory of epistemology, where the
quantum characteristics are smeared across the real of this or
any other world and:that this might be discoverable here, in
this format, this note from the future to the future -

in the sense of a repetition, the +1 marching forward, we'll
take this space, Occupy, as if that were a possibility -

that this might be discoverable here, in this format, this note
from the future to the future -:other worlds in this regard, all
of them, are irretrievable: the same broken from the same from
the turmoil surrounding the truth, cosmology, and theorization
of the big bang and its subsequent predecessors:1:what might be
ok is ok here, there's only objects in the distance, fissures
and from this viewpoint, everything is fissure, the same
begetting the same, the flattening of inscription, inscription
in turmoil relegated to a subcategory of epistemology, where the
quantum characteristics are smeared across the real of this or
any other world and:that this might be discoverable here, in
this format, this note from the future to the future -

this flat future, flat past; this incipient present, this
present in the sense of a gift, neither a moment in time nor a
moment in space, an engenderment, always already

       86  perl a/gender.pl > kk
       87  more kk
       88  ls
       89  more trace
       90  rev trace >> kk
       91  rev .trace >> kk
       92  more enfolding
       93  cp enfolding >> kk
       94  cat enfolding >> kk

enfolding scattering, the crease or ledge, the disappeared

->  Occupy ->

therapy miniature dutar and ratings 1994-2018

http://www.alansondheim.org/quarterdutar.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/quarterdutar.mp3

'quarter dutar' for lack of a better term, w/revrev

Script started on Sat Apr 21 00:21:48 2018

$ grep -h success texts/*.txt | wc
      457    5038   32442
$ grep -h failure texts/*.txt | wc
      704    8195   51127
$ grep -h optimism texts/*.txt | wc
       17     194    1200
$ grep -h pessimism texts/*.txt | wc
       19     226    1341
$ grep -h life texts/*.txt | wc
     7396   86457  525674
$ grep -h death texts/*.txt | wc
     8357   89143  538863
$ grep -h birth texts/*.txt | wc
     3006   18230  134593
$ grep -h zero texts/*.txt | wc
     1175   12387   78971
$ grep -h " one " texts/*.txt | wc
    14746  204272 1153703
$ grep -h infinite texts/*.txt | wc
     1474   17026  112764
$ grep -h infinity texts/*.txt | wc
      272    3487   22138
$ grep -h " null " texts/*.txt | wc
      192    2983   16759
$ grep -h analog texts/*.txt | wc
     3173   39215  257668
$ grep -h digital texts/*.txt | wc
     4280   52392  343830
$ exit

Script done on Sat Apr 21 00:25:53 2018

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for Valeska Gert

http://www.alansondheim.org/vg2.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/valeska.mp3
  alto clarinet, inverse dynamics, for Valeska Gert
http://www.alansondheim.org/vg1.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/vg3.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/vg4.jpg

The thing about Valeska Gert, obdurate substance, there's
flicking of the Dying - with Dying takeoff radio - from Dying -
Valeska - - Gert from takeoff Gert Valeska takeoff work Gert
from work Crystal Valeska work radio Gert work plus work work
plus such figures as Valeska Gert and Anita Berber. This comes
out clearly in Valeska Gert And a self-portrait by Valeska Gert,
inscribed in her book Mein Weg. Valeska. You could dress me in a
nice suit of clothes, you could make me Valeska The thing about
Valeska Gert, obdurate substance, there's flicking of the For
Valeska Gert: Valeska Gert; the face. The last lightning of
Valeska Gert. And a self-portrait by Valeska Gert, inscribed in
her book Mein Weg. stage but Valeska Gert populated it. The few
remaining traces of Gert Dying - with Dying takeoff radio - from
Dying - Valeska - - Gert from takeoff Gert Valeska takeoff work
Gert from work Crystal Valeska work radio Gert work plus work
work plus for Valeska Gert for Mary Wigman the dance of Julu
Twine Valeska Gert You could dress me in a nice suit of clothes,
you could make me Valeska The thing about Valeska Gert, obdurate
substance, there's flicking of the for Valeska Gert The thing
about Valeska Gert, the flicking of the Dying - with Dying
takeoff radio - from Dying - Valeska - - Gert from takeoff Gert
Valeska takeoff work Gert from work Crystal Valeska work radio
Gert work plus work work plus Valeska Gert And a Jew
self-portrait by Valeska Gert, Mein Weg, You could dress me in a
nice suit of clothes, you could make me Valeska, The thing about
Valeska Gert, obdurate substance, there's flicking of lightning,
Valeska Gert, for Valeska Gert; the face, the last lightning of
Valeska Gert, staged, Valeska Gert populated it. The few Jew
Dying - Valeska - - Gert from takeoff Gert Valeska takeoff work
Gert from work Crystal Valeska work radio Gert work plus work
work plus for Valeska Gert for Mary Wigman the dance of Julu
Twine Valeska Gert, you could dress me in a nice suit of
clothes, you could make me Valeska, you could make me, Valeska,
you could make me, Jew Valeska Gert clothes, you could make me
Valeska there's something horrifying clothes, you could make me
Valeska, The thing about to suit Twine Valeska Gert, you could
dress me in a nice suit.

body guard

http://www.alansondheim.org/bb1.jpg guard image
http://www.alansondheim.org/b07.jpg image production
http://www.alansondheim.org/bb1.mp3 sound production
http://www.alansondheim.org/b08.jpg production image
http://www.alansondheim.org/bb0.jpg image guard

guard body / body guard / real / inscription / +++
body production / production body / symbolic / game space
body image / image body / imaginary / edge space
body sound / sound body / real / fissure / blank space

body tried and found wanting
tried body found wanton

for bb1.mp3 please use earphones

three short pieces involving rain
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http://www.alansondheim.org/walden29.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stormy1.mp3 terz guitar, rain
http://www.alansondheim.org/stormy2.mp3 terz guitar, rain
http://www.alansondheim.org/stormy3.mp3 terz guitar, rain
http://www.alansondheim.org/walden32.jpg
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Mid 1990s class descriptions, New School

http://www.alansondheim.org/walden36.jpg (Thoreau, woodshed)
http://www.alansondheim.org/LANG.txt

I was teaching courses on internet topics 1994-96 at a few
places, including the New School in NYC. Fwiw, here is a
description, which also describes the state of the net at a
prescient moment when the user base was wildly expanding, and
into graphic media, networking, as well. Just came across this
recently and thought it might be of interest.

the new is always:....the old is always old

http://www.alansondheim.org/stones8.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones0.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones1.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones2.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones3.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones4.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones6.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones5.jpg

in this case, there would be nothing left after removing the
disallowed material. You may want to resend your message in
plain text, which is always allowed.

ok, I'll do that:

the new is always spectacular, always tumescent, yet another
wonder; the old is tawdry, worn out, sleazy, always in tatters,
a case of what i've called defuge, ponderous, as if it has an
odor of something not quite right...:alas, how often the new
dominates these discussions - new and dark horizons, the
violence of world wars to come - instead of close and careful
re-examination of everything that occupies us within a world
that admittedly is always new, always full of surprises and
innovations.:1:the question is, should i put up the images of
the stones i've already used, curiously augmented by other
similar images, or should i let these go, arguing instead for
innovation and new curiosities, phenomena?:the new is always
spectacular, always tumescent, yet another wonder; the old is
tawdry, worn out, stale, last year's, sleazy, exhausted, always
in tatters, an example of what i've called defuge, ponderous, as
if it has an odor of something not quite right ... innovative,
fresh, brand-new, the latest, improved, better than ever,

dressed as the new is always spectacular, always tumescent, yet
another? Is the new is always spectacular, always tumescent, yet
another dressed as you? is it that old defuge, that old sound,
that old music, no one listens to it any more, something eating
up those old memories, excreting last year's styles, no one
wants to see them anymore, they're ponderous, lousy colors, too
small, nothing fits any more, ... being is innovation and new
features, phenomena?:the new is always here, it's being new:the
new is always new:the new is forever:the old is always old:the
old just hangs around: as if it has an end "18422" and is gone
forever:i'm psychotic:..it's taken nine seconds here:..this
machine's unbelievably fast:..you wouldn't believe it:...this
model:there's no stopping it:new small innovations:..great
improvements:..major changes in the phenomena:..the new is
always

event horizon

http://www.alansondheim.org/eventhorizon.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/qinqin.mp3
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones6.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/stones10.jpg

singularity, an event horizon. eternal hell, damnation of
black-hole event horizon where bytes transform tidal forces
approaching event horizons of black holes Note the presence of
event horizons, exfoliations, and annihilations. shape, it
hasn't. I'm as far from my family as an event horizon filled
event horizon generation and black-hole disappearance in the
midst of Autonomous: Information within event horizons (black
holes, universes). i recognize that 'event horizon' is
stretching a metaphor here; i think of the cosmos; if one grants
event horizons their proper epistemological chorus of lasts, an
event horizon beyond which there is nothing to be architecture
of event horizons. it was as if light itself was illuminated few
seconds, as if there were an event horizon in permanent history
at the event horizon of the universe. Full brownout = approach
to event horizon = blackout; time of the State Full brownout =
approach to event horizon = Autonomous: Information within event
horizons (black holes, universes). own forms hell, damnation
black-hole event horizon where bytes have discovered among the
event horizon of ON, this blankspace

accompanying the redwing blackbird god (we do what we can in adversity)

http://www.alansondheim.org/putnam5.jpg
https://youtu.be/yc84f2OR8v0
redwing blackbirds, soprano recorder, putnam, connecticut
http://www.alansondheim.org/putnam3.jpg
http://www.alansondheim.org/putnam6.jpg

Some god you have there.

"Woe be to you, were it true that you drove us designedly to
this act of despair?
"These gentlemen nearly believed it in good earnest.
"Should we have waited till the scutcheons were dragged in the
kennels?
"Thou shalt know that secret before I quite leave the country to
settle elsewhere, etc.
"Would to God I had begun this reform earlier!"
(Guide del la Conversation)

  --eph. i. where god is mortgaged

in whom we have redemption through his blood.evil [syn:
{redemption}, {salvation}]and death of christ; the ransom or
deliverance sinnersbefore maturity (as when a corporation
repurchases its ownbill, bond, other evidence debt, by making
paymentfrom bondage sin penalties god'smortgaged. see {equity
redemption}, under {equity}.stock)taking back property
mortgaged, upon performance right redeeming re[89]ntering an
estateterms conditions on which it was conveyed; also,to
holder.violated law.{repurchase}, {buyback}]there are many
passages new testament represent2: repayment principal amount
debt security at act purchasing something previously sold n 1:
(theology) delivering saving (a) (law) liberation mortgage, (b)
(com.) obligation stated note,(c) (theol.) procuring favor
sufferings1 tim. 2:5, 6; titus 2:14; heb. 9:12; pet. 1:18, 19;
rev.20:28; cor. 6:19, 20; gal. 3:13; 4:4, 5; eph. 1:7; col.
1:14;35:31, 32; isa. 45:13; prov. 6:35), same sense 5:9). idea
running all these texts, however variouschrist's price,
redeeming, state being redeemed;theology)._apolutrosis_, word
occurring nine times scripture, always with price paid, i.e.,
but as satisfaction divine justice, expiation forlutron (see
matt. mark 10:45). instancesmere exercise power, nor doctrine,
against us is not viewed simply cancelled, fullyexample, moral
influence he exerted, anyman's relation man (lev. 19:20; 25:51;
ex. 21:30; num.lxx. version old use _lutron_plain doctrine
scripture that "christ saves neithergod (num. 3:49; 18:15).paid.
blood life, surrendered them, ransom. greek so rendered
perfection mercy toward sinners" (hodge's systematicredemptio.
{redeem}, {ransom}.]prisoners taken war; repurchase; ransom;
release; rescue; deliverance; as, result thereby secured
purchase actsservitude penal consequences secured. ship
cargo. specifically:sin, curse authority law,subjective people,
whether natural mystical,"ransom" people had been lost, their
reference, made our redemption. thus reconciling consistent
re-demption \re-demp"tion\ (-sh?n), r[82]demption.

in the ruins, furoshiki

http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins7.png

https://youtu.be/S8_c76zUDyM video of exploration and loss

http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins1.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins2.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins3.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins4.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins5.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins6.png
http://www.alansondheim.org/intheruins7.png

visiting the ruins of the catastrophe, locked out of the virtual
world, returning, a few things left, most settled beneath the
surface of the planet, nothing working as it should, the last
image the face of the creator (it must be assumed), nothing to
do, the avatar movement (it must be assumed my movement) broken
irretrievably, there's no way out of this, where's the sysadmin,
is rebuilding even possible, does anyone even care any more,

keywords: virtual world, ruins, catastrophe, hysteria, collapse

all of you. We're in the ruins. We're jammed with you in us.
We're jammed in chaos. There is respite in the ruins. Nothing
worse can happen, can it? destroyed by fire. - An unknown man
buried in the ruins; many badly mutilated. Avatars. And rarely,
there's no community in the ruins, in the debris, it's the
destruction, even of chaos.

is chaos. there is respite in the ruins.
in the ruins of my work in opensim
for those living in the ruins of countries
in the ruins of countries lent to the sublime:
the ruin of the virtual is the virtual ruin: tatters!

*//and speed. we do not forget the speed. the fury within the
ruins, the fury without. we pack up the speed. we mount it.//*

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