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from RD Laing
  • Sounds very Martin Buber, contrasting relation between whole selves and splitting into id-ego-superego. But also like a holist, and I've been trained to sneer at those.
from Finite and Infinite Games
  • It has a certain family resemblance to Martin Buber's I and Thou. Like Buber, he has a very sharply-drawn dichotomy between two radically different modes of being. In Buber, the two modes are modes of relating, distinct attitudes between the self and the world – one rather mundane, the other obviously special and superior, although not usually readily available.
from Finite and Infinite Games
  • Carse died recently, but shortly before I was lucky enough to attend a Zoom meeting with him, set up by some of his superfans in the Ribbonfarm community. I got to ask him if there was a Martin Buber connection and he acknowledged the influence.
from Technic and Magic
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Martin Buber

16 Feb 2021 10:00 - 01 Jan 2022 07:48

    • I had a guest post up at ribbonfarm, which turned out to be a conceptual salad of Martin Buber, cognitive psychology, the culture of Asperger's, and social media. The word stance is used.
    • A large tweetstorm by Zohar Atkins on Buber. {{tweet }}
    • Not really sure how I/Thou valorization of the relational self related to Buddhist and other doctrines of no-self.
      • Buber's I/It stance seems very related to the Buddhist “aggregates of grasping” (upadanaskandha)
    • Despite my Jewish background, I think I found I and Thou via the Whole Earth Catalog and Ken Kesey: