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Very true, Eddie...emotional compromise stalls intellectual growth...and intellectual compromise stalls emotional growth. That is a neat bundle of attachment that is productive and necessary...much like protein and muscle-building.

Hence the title of the post: circle or spiral. I much prefer spirals as they expand or contract a thing, while going in circles doesn't do much at all except wear out the rotation and things get flat after they are exhausted. There are all kinds of ways to present something but the trick is not to repeat the same thing in another way...you gotta do something entirely different...but first and foremost is bringing attention to the style of thinking that is used to actually read something.

Hmm...no...I guess it is the style of thinking used to actually write something...maybe no more free-styling...certainly not airline safety card with diagrams and 'Do as I do in case of emergency'...referencing books or persons or such is the real arbitrary way as folk have their own books and people to counter with...humour mostly works but it has to be such that everyone gets off the bat and not a type that folk aren't sure about. A clownish-way but not with a bucket of confetti as raining on someone's parade is not a good look if they have a wedding to go to...puts them in a bad frame of mind.

Acting all 'My IQ is such-n-such' makes folk need to take one down a peg or two...being abrasive makes folk need to apply a muzzle...lauding it over with ye olde style language and wordly compositions is quite out of place in a modern mind...no contrived topics where a particular meaning is hidden until the last moment...and certainly being silent and popping into an other's topic to counter with personal or referenced brilliance could have a slap upside the head by someone who's punchline was just destroyed.

Maybe the style should be business as usual...but blog-like bloats someone's goat. I do like to offer a view on something pondered, but then that is just a personal point of view and folk like views that are theirs, not someone-else's...bugger. All I get drawn back to is the short play with a couple of characters and anyone feeling like a walk-on part please do so. Seems to be the best form of entertainment and a sharing of knowledge that folk might subscribe to.

I'll start with a lateral thinking puzzle about a fish out of water. Hmm...nope, that was yesterday. Maybe I'll let the doors open, air the place out a bit, and see if someone sticks their head in to see what's going on inside. Cheers Eddie...thanks for popping by. Care to take a seat on stage instead of in the audience?

Start a show-n-tell about the time you got over your fear of flying by trying hypnosis then pills then a rubber band then not going anywhere at all before tricking yourself that it was just a train in the air...gone off the tracks, so to speak...and now you fly anywhere. Folk might empathize with that and offer their own wondrous tale of overcoming a fear. I'll just nod my head now and then, mumble some encouragement, ask if anyone needs a drink or ice-cream, and point out an audience member who looks a little shy and give them a mask for a moment as they input their own tale of similar woes-before-wonders.

Maybe it'll be an Open Mic night; no violin players allowed.

Hmm...

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The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 1101 drew 16-Jun-18 22:41
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 288 jazzmumbles 17-Jun-18 00:03
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 219 drew 17-Jun-18 03:24
oroborus 214 greengirl5 18-Jun-18 02:58
Re: oroborus 160 drrayeye 19-Jun-18 16:34
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 191 jazzmumbles 18-Jun-18 10:53
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 205 Susan Doris 17-Jun-18 04:48
To be frank... 243 drew 18-Jun-18 00:45
"frank" is not good enough 188 drrayeye 19-Jun-18 16:44
Frank is quite fine 166 drew 20-Jun-18 01:32
Re: "frank" is not good enough 173 Susan Doris 20-Jun-18 08:13
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 208 Itatw70s 17-Jun-18 16:59
Well, how substantial are we as ‘beings’ in the Universe? 209 drew 18-Jun-18 00:51
Re: Well, how substantial are we as ‘beings’ in the Universe? 226 greengirl5 18-Jun-18 03:11
Re: Well, how substantial are we as ‘beings’ in the Universe? 180 Itatw70s 19-Jun-18 00:20
Re: Well, how substantial are we as ‘beings’ in the Universe? 191 drew 19-Jun-18 02:03
Re: Well, how substantial are we as ‘beings’ in the Universe? 173 Itatw70s 19-Jun-18 16:31
OT films 166 drew 20-Jun-18 09:17
I think I like this Dr Jude Currivan... 172 drew 20-Jun-18 10:13
Re: I think I like this Dr Jude Currivan... 165 Eddie Larry 20-Jun-18 16:58
Re: I think I like this Dr Jude Currivan... 149 Enigcom 20-Jun-18 18:39
Re: do we like being connected... 151 drew 20-Jun-18 22:09
Re: do we like being connected... 156 Itatw70s 20-Jun-18 22:41
Re: do we like being connected... 166 drew 20-Jun-18 23:18
Re: do we like being connected... 147 Itatw70s 21-Jun-18 12:32
Re: do we like being connected... 189 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-18 17:29
Re: do we like being connected... 171 drew 21-Jun-18 18:40
Re: do we like being connected... 150 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-18 21:49
Re: do we like being connected... 157 drew 21-Jun-18 23:03
Re: do we like being connected... 163 Itatw70s 23-Jun-18 05:28
Re: do we like being connected... 144 drew 23-Jun-18 08:25
Re: do we like being connected... 146 Eddie Larry 23-Jun-18 14:07
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 162 drew 24-Jun-18 00:21
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 174 Enigcom 24-Jun-18 08:30
Re: History 149 drew 25-Jun-18 12:14
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 147 Eddie Larry 24-Jun-18 14:58
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 171 drew 24-Jun-18 19:21
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 167 Itatw70s 24-Jun-18 23:31
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 124 drew 25-Jun-18 01:37
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 149 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-18 05:04
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 135 drew 25-Jun-18 05:32
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 136 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-18 16:21
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 157 Susan Doris 25-Jun-18 17:02
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 152 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-18 21:16
a circle for Susan 135 drew 25-Jun-18 22:36
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 142 drew 25-Jun-18 22:31
Re: do we like a circle or spiral? 190 Aham 25-Jun-18 09:58
Re: film 'The Surface Of Time' 137 drew 25-Jun-18 11:05
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 159 Susan Doris 25-Jun-18 05:04
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 143 drew 25-Jun-18 05:34
Excerpts from Jude's article 136 drew 25-Jun-18 11:52
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 169 Susan Doris 25-Jun-18 12:06
Re: As few words as possible then... 150 drew 25-Jun-18 12:23
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 164 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-18 16:13
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 156 Susan Doris 25-Jun-18 17:12
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 158 Eddie Larry 25-Jun-18 20:58
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 156 Susan Doris 26-Jun-18 05:01
a circle for Susan 151 drew 25-Jun-18 22:35
A vortex for gathering the facts of it all.... 151 Itatw70s 26-Jun-18 00:07
A vortex unravels 142 drew 26-Jun-18 00:38
Re: A vortex for gathering the facts of it all.... 147 Susan Doris 26-Jun-18 05:11
Still trying? 140 drew 26-Jun-18 09:20
Re: Still trying? 157 Itatw70s 26-Jun-18 11:46
Re: why try? 153 drew 26-Jun-18 13:30
Re: why try? 189 Itatw70s 26-Jun-18 13:43
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 172 greengirl5 29-Jun-18 22:43
Re: Excerpts from Jude's article 138 Susan Doris 30-Jun-18 05:17
A river of information 162 drew 27-Jun-18 06:47
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 143 Itatw70s 29-Jun-18 00:20
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 219 drew 29-Jun-18 01:05
Re: The Secrets of the Holographic Universe 150 Itatw70s 29-Jun-18 11:46
the sharing of information 131 drew 29-Jun-18 19:39
Re: the sharing of information 141 Itatw70s 30-Jun-18 21:41
Re: the sharing of information 123 drew 01-Jul-18 02:11
Re: Does G_D Secret a Holographic Universe, Leaving only Query with Absurd Answers? 186 MLloydHudson 01-Jul-18 06:39
i am a bit simpler than that.. 138 drew 01-Jul-18 09:16
Re: i am a bit simpler than that.. 144 Itatw70s 01-Jul-18 13:43
The expression of information and do we know what is being expressed? 274 drew 03-Jul-18 01:10


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