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[Xmca-l] Re: peek-a-boo



Whew!


> On Sep 16, 2015, at 4:03 PM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>>>> 
>> 
>>