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[Xmca-l] peek-a-boo



Seems quite sane to me, Henry.

peekaboo (n.)
<http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=peekaboo&allowed_in_frame=0> [image:
Look up peekaboo at Dictionary.com]
<http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=peekaboo>also peek-a-boo, as a
children's game attested from 1590s; as an adjective meaning "see-through,
open," it dates from 1895. From peek
<http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=peek&allowed_in_frame=0> (v.) +
boo <http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=boo&allowed_in_frame=0>.


Boo,
Huw

On 16 September 2015 at 17:04, HENRY SHONERD <hshonerd@gmail.com> wrote:

> This thread is enough to make a Buddhist out of one.
>
> With Peekaboo we’re back to Annalisa’s video of the child and the baby
> gorilla at the zoo playing peekaboo. I googled “peekaboo” and found that it
> “...is thought by developmental psychologists <
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_psychology> to demonstrate an
> infant's inability to understand object permanence <
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_permanence>.” Am I wrong, or isn’t
> Heisenberg showing us that it’s impossible to prove such permanence?
> There’s no there there. As well, the “God particle” is no particle at all.
> It’s a field. Then there’s the closing of each of Mike’s posts from Boesch:
> "It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> object that creates history.”
>
> Thanks to Huw for Tolstoy. War and Peace challenges (some) conceptions of
> freedom and human agency. So does the quote from Boesch that ends each of
> Mike’s posts. But doesn’t Snyder point precisely to the failure of Hitler’s
> nihilistic project to come to terms with Boesch’s dilemma? I guess I’m
> pointing here myself to the crises of psychology that are at the heart of
> Vygotsky’s work.
>
> And, aren’t comedy and tragedy both figure and ground to one another? Back
> to Buddhism. Or am I totally off thread and off my rocker?
>
>  Henry
>
>
>
>
> > On Sep 16, 2015, at 8:32 AM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Peekaboo is the difference between comedy and tragedy.
> >
> > Huw
> >
> > On 16 September 2015 at 15:02, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> ​Peekaboo, not Hitler's view of the world, is the topic thread here.
> >>
> >> mike​
> >>
> >> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 9:50 PM, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I hovered in uncertainty to reply, but, um…am I missing something?
> >>>
> >>> Honestly, I got more out of watching a toddler play peekaboo with a
> baby
> >>> ape: I certainly didn't feel nausea at the end.
> >>>
> >>> Oh and by the way, happy new year.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> >> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch
> >>
>
>