Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner

January, 2014

Experimentations

David is here! Yikes! Hide! Seriously, we’re experimenting with what I can do on my computer. Wowsie Woozy is the sprite of astonishmentality. He looks something like this: Isn’t this something? Sometimes I call upon him to as it were underline what’s up, exclaim appropriately at the wondrousness of it all. Now I can use […]

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(‘S)elves

Little known (because I just made it up) are the auxiliary selves, the adjunctive resonant energy forces that support the major unfolding of the psyche. These, too, are part of the experience of the “self,” though never acknowledged, unconscious, because, like invisible germs, they are hardly perceptible to the ordinary senses. One must cultivate not […]

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New Revelations

    (Or might they just be fantasies?) It has gradually been revealed to me that I am a representative from the World of Almost-Real, a world in which faeries, sprites trolls, hobgolblins, brownies, elves, and other imagined beings reside. They are co-created by a convergence of resonances from human minds (such as you, believing in […]

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New Syndromes

1. Making stuff up. One may not know that one is doing this, and the term confabulation has been applied to this. Doing it on purpose should be recognized as a more enlightened and playful form of this. Shall we call it “conscious confabulation”? I like the fabulous word root in that word and if […]

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Here’s How It Works

(Disclaimer: I have little idea of what’s going on. It’s a metaphysical intuition. In a thousand years it will seem laughable. Saying it another way, I’m “apophatic,” which is another way to confess that I haven’t a clue. Nevertheless, I’m a meaning-making creature, and that is in part the nature of mind. So what follows […]

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Not Knowing My Own “Strength”

On reflection, I’ve realized that a source of trouble in my life has been that I truly have not realized that I’m so smart that I confuse people. I haven’t meant to do this, but I really didn’t know. I was bewildered by the responses. I remembered the movie, “Of Mice and Men,” in which […]

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Play: “Vitamin P” for Optimal Vitality

I went into psychiatry because (1) I truly loved medicine, both the learning what we presently know about the astonishing complexities of the workings of our mind-body; and (2) more specifically, as I got into it, I found the workings of the mind-part even more of a challenge, as well as the channel through which […]

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An Amateur Confabulator

I’m an amateur confabulator. Amateur means only that I don’t get paid for this. Or should I say, “You couldn’t pay me to do this!”? And to con-fabulate means to make stuff up. Originally this was a medical term referring to people who because of a mild dementia didn’t even know they were doing it. […]

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Metaphysics: Co-Creative Dynamics

I strongly suspect that it may be better to think of reality as we know it as co-created. That is to say, our minds co-create what we call reality. (By mind, I think this dynamic operates in dimensions or realms far from our material realm, yet co-exists; and even so, much of mind is to […]

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Sub-Atomic Anatomy

“Big fleas have little fleas upon their back to bite ‘em, And little fleas have littler fleas, and so ad infinitum.”    So said  Augustus de Morgan—also similarly, Jonathan Swift in the 18th century.   They were more right than they knew. God is so great that our whole universe of three dimensions of space […]

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