Wayne Terry commented on Robert Romanyshyn's blog post Resurrecting the Dead: A Reflection on Technology
"I would rank Mary's Shelley's in the top three novels that have impacted on my personal psychology. I have posted my take on the novel. If you are interested on my take, it can be found in my blog post titled Confessions of a Bipolar One Secondary…"
Sep 14, 2016
Mary Harrell commented on Robert Romanyshyn's blog post Resurrecting the Dead: A Reflection on Technology
"Dear Dr. Romanyshyn,
Much thanks for this intriguing post.
As I read this post, I was reminded of the steadfast commitment that you have brought to the working out of the themes that technology brings to the world.
Years ago, my own imagination was…"
Sep 5, 2016
Robert Romanyshyn replied to S I's discussion The Clouds Inside - by Benjamin Wardell in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Thanks Sharon for the u tube/I love the idea of the clouds inside/like the snow that is falling within us/Jung's psychoid archetype is that place where the elements of nature--clouds, wind, green, fox, bear, ice etc--are also the elements of…"
Feb 1, 2016
Robert Romanyshyn replied to Karen Stevenson's discussion Thank you to Robert, Brian and Bonnie in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Dear Karen,
It was a pleasure to do this webinar with BB and BT and folk such as yourself.  And I agree that being together in person would have facilitated a more complete dialogue. The web format has many virtues but also shadows. I tried to…"
Feb 1, 2016
Laura Smith-Riva replied to Robert Romanyshyn's discussion Techne and Poiesis-2 ways of seeing and saying in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"I love the distinction between the poet and scientist and how we need both. Jung in The Red Book says something similar here (pg 247):
"One cannot live with forethinking alone, or with pleasure alone. You need both. But you cannot be in forethinking…"
Jan 21, 2016
Robert Romanyshyn replied to Bonnie Bright's discussion ADVANCE READING & ACTIVITY/HOMEWORK for WEEK 3- January 20 in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Yes on Koyaanisqatsi!
I still recall ow that film impacted my work on technology
Robert"
Jan 16, 2016
Robert Romanyshyn replied to Amy Katz's discussion Homework Week 2: Image Response to Blackbird Poem in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"What I value about images is that the poetry is already there. One then need only to slow down and linger with it while waiting to hear its poem.
This photo taken along the Santa Barbara pier
Clouds dreaming water, water dreaming clouds…"
Jan 12, 2016
Brian Michael Tracy replied to Robert Romanyshyn's discussion On the Art of Drifting in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Terrific David! Thank-you for the share."
Jan 11, 2016
Brian Michael Tracy replied to Robert Romanyshyn's discussion On the Art of Drifting in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"A walking meditation. Lovely..."
Jan 11, 2016
David Oxley replied to Robert Romanyshyn's discussion On the Art of Drifting in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Dear Robert Brian Bonnie and All

By way of introduction  My name is David Oxley and I live in South devon UK.  The show over here comes on at 2am and so far I haven't made the live transition but loved the recording that came a couple of days after…"
Jan 10, 2016
Robert Romanyshyn replied to Philip Moore's discussion Hello from Ireland in Cultivating Poetic Sensibility in a Wired World: A 4-week interactive course Robert Romanyshyn, Brian Tracy & Bonnie Bright
"Philip,
The pencil case example! a wonderful description of a poetic sensibility in response to the poetic realism of the world as vale of soul making/Many thanks!
And the Seamus Heaney poem in relation to your description of your mother's visit is…"
Jan 10, 2016

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