Friday, 27 December 2013

zazen versus contemplation

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  1. What do you think of this song, An3drew?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziVKEhNF51o

    My favorite part:

    "Heedless shall we swallow
    Our riddles never spoke
    With the merit of no answer
    To meliorate the joke"
    - In Gowan Ring

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  2. Here's a play I wrote when I was younger about Emil Cioran:

    http://www.ligotti.net/showthread.php?t=4841

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    1. wasn't Cioran pro Nazi when he was young?

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  4. What do you think of AJ Arberry's translations of Rumi, Andrew?

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    1. well it's more literal and doesn't over simplify like other translations, but it's still a long way from being adequate !

      plus rumi himself is somewhat voynichy !

      the translations that most people are familiar with and get plastered endlessly over the web in all their saccharine stupidity are by coleman banks and what he did was take the arberry translation, chop words out and add sugar ! :o()

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