Category Archives: Philosophy & Psychology

Blanking out for Thirty Minutes, as Gurdjieff’s “Robot” Takes Over

Two days ago I experienced an episode of transient global amnesia (TGA). It is a most curious syndrome. A part of the brain is disabled so that one’s immediate memory is permanently lost during a limited period of time. Yet, … Continue reading

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Impeccability

No, I don’t mean being well-dressed and -coiffed, or never having violated any social code. These are the connotations with which I imbued the word when I was a youth. What I mean now is being true, as in… This above … Continue reading

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