tactinautics and blogability

5.15.2014

The whole is other than the sum of the parts



"Laughter is a response to a gestalt formation where two previously incompatible or dissimilar ideas suddenly form into a new piece of understanding-the energy release during that reaction comes out in laughter." Del Close

5.12.2013

The Phoenix and the Turtle

source: 

"Love's Martyr" published by Robert Chester, 1601. Folger Shakespeare Library

links:

http://archive.org/details/letTheBirdOfLoudestLayByWilliamShakes-speare

2.27.2013

They say that perhaps it is not by love, but by blood, that land is bought.


"A very great vision is needed, and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky." Tȟašúŋke Witkó

"Of the 3,700,000 buffalo destroyed from 1872 through 1874, only 150,000 were killed by Indians. When a group of concerned Texans asked General (Philip) Sheridan if something should not be done to stop the white hunters' wholesale slaughter, he replied: 'Let them kill, skin and sell until the buffalo is exterminated, as it is the only way to bring lasting peace and allow civilization to advance.'"
 

Dee Brown, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

links:

Republic of Lakotah
America's native prisoners of war
Quotes from Chiefs, Medicine Men & other sources.