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[Xmca-l] Re: Congratulations Men



This one?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelus_Novus

I felt it was from Klee immediately, seeing a lion and phoenix chimera.  A
good emblem for sure.  But, by the way, I was thinking predominantly one's
own childhood as the idea with a bridge to the children now.  So, for the
universally minded it is so.

Huw


On 9 November 2015 at 01:53, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:

> I was thinking about a children's day, too, Huw.
>
> When I was a kid, Nov. 11th was Armistice Day. Then it became Memorial Day,
> now it is Veterans day. Benjamin's picture of the Angel of History "to a T"
> as we
> blokes say.
>
> Mike
> PS- All is not gloom vis a vis Nov. 11th. It is the day I met my wife!  :-)
>
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 5:31 PM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > And, if I recall correctly, a sense of specialness of the day in
> > conjunction with a community-wide collective activity (cleaning the
> rooms,
> > including moving heavy furniture to do so).
> >
> > Huw
> >
> > On 9 November 2015 at 01:21, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
> >
> > > IN his book on teaching deaf/blind kids, A. Meshcheryakov says they
> used
> > > teh celebration of national holidays as a way of imparting a sense of
> > time.
> > > Andy
> > > ------------------------------------------------------------
> > > *Andy Blunden*
> > > http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> > > On 9/11/2015 12:17 PM, Huw Lloyd wrote:
> > >
> > >> I don't know.  The best thing that I can think of that is consonant
> with
> > >> the media of 'a day' is the recognition of the cultural notion of
> time.
> > >>  Putting it in that context, is does seem the case that some of
> > >> long-standing holy-days do implicate certain constants (relative to
> our
> > >> cultures and their histories), e.g. the equinoctes.
> > >>
> > >> Generally I have an aversion to such artifices as celebratory days,
> but
> > I
> > >> think I might participate in something like a children's day, thereby
> > >> encouraging some reflection on at least a generational timescale in
> > >> contrast to the 24hour/5year media-politicking.
> > >>
> > >> Best,
> > >> Huw
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 9 November 2015 at 00:55, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net <mailto:
> > >> ablunden@mira.net>> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>     I think the point is that holidays have *always* been
> > >>     fixed to reinforce the normative order. The only
> > >>     exception I know is May Day, which is not a holiday
> > >>     here in Oz.
> > >>     Andy
> > >>     ------------------------------------------------------------
> > >>     *Andy Blunden*
> > >>     http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
> > >>     <http://home.pacific.net.au/%7Eandy/>
> > >>
> > >>     On 9/11/2015 11:51 AM, mike cole wrote:
> > >>
> > >>         Dear Colleagues -Here is the latest word on
> > >>         International Mens day and its
> > >>         presence in the United States thanks to a hint
> > >>         about checking Wikipedia:
> > >>
> > >>         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Men%27s_Day.
> > >>
> > >>         Is it just me, or does anyone out there think that
> > >>         some thought should be
> > >>         giving to gender neutral holidays instead of the
> > >>         normative order? For
> > >>         example, how about a Parents Day and a
> > >>         Grandparents day. With time off and
> > >>         a little family time, whatever that family might be.
> > >>
> > >>         mike
> > >>
> > >>         On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Hans Knutagård
> > >>         <hans.knutagard@ingressus.se
> > >>         <mailto:hans.knutagard@ingressus.se>
> > >>
> > >>             wrote:
> > >>             In Sweden we celebrate Fathers day evry year
> > >>             the Sunday in November
> > >>             between the 8 and 14. It started 1931 as a
> > >>             respons to Mother's day in May
> > >>             (in Sweden).
> > >>
> > >>                 8 nov. 2015 kl. 20:58 skrev Rauno Huttunen
> > >>                 <rakahu@utu.fi <mailto:rakahu@utu.fi>>:
> > >>
> > >>                 Hello,
> > >>
> > >>                 In Finland it is Father's Day.
> > >>
> > >>                 Rauno Huttunen
> > >>
> > >>                 Lähetetty iPadista
> > >>
> > >>                     mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu
> > >>                     <mailto:mcole@ucsd.edu>> kirjoitti
> > >>                     8.11.2015 kello 21.37:
> > >>
> > >>                     I have learned from my Russian
> > >>                     colleagues that today is the
> > >>
> > >>             International
> > >>
> > >>                     Day honoring Men, which I am told is
> > >>                     celebrated in 70 countries
> > >>
> > >>             including
> > >>
> > >>                     the US (Wikipedia so testifies). But I
> > >>                     have never heard of it! Just me,
> > >>
> > >>             or
> > >>
> > >>                     is this
> > >>                     not a generally recognized holiday in
> > >>                     the U.S.?
> > >>                     mike
> > >>
> > >>                     --
> > >>
> > >>                     It is the dilemma of psychology to
> > >>                     deal as a natural science with an
> > >>                     object that creates history. Ernst Boesch
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch
>