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Re: Theos-World RE:Jatea...

Apr 21, 2002 07:05 AM
by Ademm Indra Ka


>The writer so far as I know is a theosophist as I have met him in my travels
>along the way and , to me, he is giving rise to the notion of order in a
>mosaic sense yet pointing to Love defying the bounds, as in your post maybe?
>and trying to leave mundane constraints to give rise to a "continuity"? that
>is lacking , sometimes, in day to day writings on trivial as well as profound
>subjects.(What could be more like gods?) ....... It could strike one that
>all this punctuation could easily "box" us and keep us from 'the open road,
>so to speak.
>But i have found in life that while traveling one comes to highly congested
>towns and one has to navigate like mad to make all the twists and turns that
>occur and then it eases as we leave that location and travel "smooths" out.
> The example of the rocky mountains of Moses and the rolling hills of Jesus
>was given in an article from a theosophical publication and one can't help
>feeling that the mosaic punctuation and the rolling hills of its absence are
>all necessary for our development and it was this students intention to bring
>this forward as best as possible in "light" of your entries.
> I enjoy your "style" and greatly appreciate your taking the time to
>"come into the "congestion" of the city and all its vagaries to 'splain your
>intentions. (i notice you had to navigate some periods).The english language
>is tricky at best and human conciousness even more so , soooo, good fortune
>on the "open" highway.
> You know that , in contemplation of this subject, that one could
>even tie all this in with the contraction and expanding of the universe and ,
>still, not be way off base.
>Well, enough for now.
>Subj: Re: Theos-World RE:Jatea...
>Date: 4/20/02 10:14:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time
>From: (Ademm Indra Ka)
>Reply-to: <A HREF="";>
>It may be true that proper punctuation gives ease to the reader. It
>gives structure to certain anomalies, bringing the point across with
>out a defined question of cognitive magic. I find as an applied
>reader that most punctuation in general slows the mind thus one
>misses the absolute truth of the writers true act. The act is not to
>pass a conscious reality of if's and's or's (,) but's. It seams that
>the true point of writing goes far beyond that of reconcilable
>truths. When you think to your self do you give pause to a promoted
>action of thought. Is their a need for predominate structure in
>thinking? Sure any given structured point needs any given amount of
>structure. However what higher truths can one conceive through
>repetitiveness in reading? Or could it be that the mind needs to rest
>and endure the silence?
>It may be that my wittings are a little chaotic or even allot,
>However My perception is that it make the reader think about
>universals ie; points that otherwise could not be said with words. I
>can read in phase of the humble comma it leaves nothing to the
>imagination. I know perfectly what it is trying to say. When I read
>Jatea from a unrelated point of view it leaves allot to the
>imagination One hast to fill in the blanks to fully understand the
>article . The punctuation is obsolete in comparison one hast to think
>about the phrases as that is the point. The enigma drives the unknown
>aspects of the reality of its meaning. It may look like jargon to the
>untrained eye. However its meaning is a thousand fold compared to
>that of the humble comma. I feel.
> The gods, they say, give breath, and they take it away. But the same could
>be said ----could it not? ---of the humble comma. Add it to the present
>clause , and, of a sudden, the mind is, quite literally, given pause to
>think; take it out if you wish or forget it and the mind is deprived of a
>resting place. Yet still the comma gets no respect. It seems just a slip of a
>thing, a pedant's tick, a blip on the edge of our conciousness, a kind of
>printer's smudge almost. Small, we claim, is beautiful (especially in the age
>of microchip). Yet what is so often used, and so rarely recalled, as thecomma
>---unless it be breath itself?
> Punctuation, one is taught, has a point: to keep up law and order.
>Punctuation marks are road signs placed along the highway of our communcation
>---to control speeds, to provide directions and to prevent head-on
>collisions. A period has the unblinking finality of a red light; the commais
>a flashing yellow light that asks us only to slow down; and the semicolon is
>a stop sign that tells us to ease gradually to a halt, before gradually
>starting up again. By establishing the relations between words, punctuations
>establishes the relations between the people using words. That may be one
>reason why schoolteachers exalt it and lovers defy it ("We love each other
>and belong to each other let's don't ever hurt each other Nicole let's don't
>ever hurt each other," wrote Gary Gilmore to his girlfriend). A comma , he
>must have known, "separates inseparables," in the clinching words of H.W.
>Fowler, King of English Usage.
> --------------------break (article cont)
> Punctuation , then, is a matter of care. Care for words, yes, but also, and
>more important, for what the words imply. Only a lover notices the small
>things: the way the afternoon light catches the nape of the neck, or how a
>strand of hair slips out from behind an ear , or the way a finger curls
>around a cup. And no one scans a letter so closely a s alover, searching for
>its small print, straining to hear its nuances, its gasps, its sighs and
>hesitations , poring over the secret messages that lie in every cadence. The
>difference between "Jane(whom I adore)" and "Jane, whom I adore," and the
>difference between them both and "Jane ---whom I adore ---" marks all the
>difference between ecstasy and heartache. "No iron can pierce the heart with
>such force as a period put at just the right place," in Isaac Babel's lovely
>words; a comma can let us hear a voice break, or a heart. Punctuation , in
>fact, is a labor of love. Which brings us back, in a way, to gods.
> Pico Iyer(free lance writer for Time magazine)
>The above is taken from a somewhat larger article of the same name.
> Jatea
>All in do process thoughts of eternal love I don't take for granted
>the obsession To live to die for something so consequential The
>love/hate that controls every thought every emotion Given the time
>it takes One may never recover The passion the fire the enticement of
>a sacred love affair we may never be apart they will never be alone
>My lust for them is so great I worship the power they have together I
>would not live without them This chaos is engraved so deep into my
>soul the gods reek with envy Their breath is the sacred touch binding
>souls with those of immortals Feeling the pain that pleasure brings
>us now far apart The cut runs so deep how does one survive Do I even
>want to The face of purity at every corner With hint of madness
>Endless imagery of orgies on the 4 way to my new destiny One lives to
>give one's self to that of divine insanity I can feel the lust in
>your emerald eyes It all comes down to this, the first touch Things
>that money could never buy I would give my soul for just one touch
>Don't mind it I see it all and will have it with time Our every
>desire quenched Our godly powers set to roam Iv built this up for
>years No words can describe the fire that burns in our veins the
>passion we need to feel I would give anything for them and I will
>destroy everything without
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