Cymatics and the Galactic Opinion

June 19, 2011 § 1 Comment

Cymatics is a breakthrough into the amorphousness and adaptive elements of matter through introduction of sound (video 1 here). There are no claims as to what this means relative to Earth’s or any organism’s evolution, however it brings to mind a number of paths worth exploring. Primarily, what is the music of the spheres if not music of organic energy, something all life would possess, say, through chakra. Secondly, what does this mean for the music we create through the influence, or lack thereof, of this “hidden music”? Thirdly, the definition of opinions on sounds (music) becomes less of an opinion and more of a stubborn hindrance. Fourthly, I’m sure I’ll think of another topic. « Read the rest of this entry »

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J. J. Abrams’ Super 8

June 11, 2011 § 2 Comments

Could there be a greater megalomania than overseeing one’s own homage? Or perhaps there is always some inherent legitimacy in speaking of a past self as if it were already dead. What then is Abrams’ Super 8 but a move beyond our mourning for this dead? A temporally incongruous elegy set to the glory of visual effects? Here, Spielberg himself stands at his own funeral. « Read the rest of this entry »

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