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Gaia is the word for "unity-of-life-processes". The experiment here is to unify the various threads of voice and sense of self together into an undivided unity. Spirituality, economics, politics, science and ordinary life interleaved.
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I first picked up Grossman's novel casually just under a year ago, during the springtime. I read 50 pages then quit.
UPDATE July 9th: I quit on this book just over half way.
All the historical and cultural interest cannot defeat the bleakness and hopelessness of the scenario of Nazis versus Soviets.
I have heard there is a virtue in not completing things that are of lower value. And this novel is definitely of lower value to me now.
And it's also true, I believe, that one cannot judge a novel unless one has read the whole thing, beginning, middle, and end, so I will refrain from passing judgment on this novel. But I will say that Grossman's novel is of lesser importance to me now, having read 418 pages of it. Never have I given up a novel which interested and involved me. But - you know - life's too short. I may write an appreciation of what I have read so far.
Another day, another liberal chick flick.
Thank God we have movies for everyone these days. I can appreciate two aspects of "films for women and gay people". First, I appreciate the sheer badness of basing films on identity politics, the way the film archly winks and smiles at a small group of people in a desperate attempt to make money. Second, just as I appreciate the bull shit of women and gay people, so I can enjoy the bull shit of art made to appeal to women and gay people. And "Jupiter Ascending" is a good example of both sheer badness and good quality bull shit.
Re-reading the first half of the first chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, it becomes clear to me that Arjuna is not only on his own side. Rather, Arjuna seeks to transcend the duality of both sides.
The movement of Indian culture is always from collective violence and chaos and destruction to personal peace, unity, harmony and cultural creation.