Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

https://clanton1934.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/02-too-marvelous-for-words.m4aphoto27211

Unknown-4  Let’s Keep the “birdie-in-the-air” with “Let’s Play Geography”!

2015/09/22/

d7c9f0e4103caf0941a8bbfac9983941  from bbnews@gmail.com:2015/09/22

https://bbnewsblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/the-two-information-processing-systems-ipss-in-your-brain-one-is-woo-ish-the-other-is-rational/ .

It’s about how our brains process sensory information. There are two separate processing systems in our brains.

In the best of worlds they complement each other.

But in religious contexts there is too much emphasis on information processing system #1 (= IPS 1), a.k.a. the child’s way of thinking. If adults use too much of IPS 1 thinking, the childhood’s imaginary friends are transformed to divine beings up in the air, a.k.a. Hidden Causal Agents (HCAs).

2015/09/21″I just dropped by in order to wish you a very good morning, KK.

BTW, speaking of building bridges, you’re not alone in doing that.

Have a look at this “bridge” constructed by Nature itself: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pont_d%27Arc .

Pont d’Arc is located not far from the Chauvet Cave, with its beautiful and astonishing artistic paintings made by our ancestors maybe 30,000 years (or so) ago. A coincidence? Don’t think so.

I think ot the Chauvet Cave as a sanctuary. A room of sanctity. Full of reverence and deep respect of Mother Nature.

Maybe I’m wrong. But yet, the mind reels.

Who can deny that art (in its various manifestations) is the pinnacle of human civilzation? (This is a rhetorical question = it’s unnecessary to provide an answer since the answer of that posed question is so obvious.)

BTW once more: Here you can see other examples of natural bridges. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_arch .

Beautiful pics. No, that’s the wrong adjective to use. Awesome or breathtaking are better words to choose here.

Now to my message to all followers of the Charles Rogers Home Page Blog.

KK, the man behind – and creator of – that blog has given me many good and partly new insights. For instance this one: By exploring mankind’s past you are at the same time able to understand yourself, and the society you live in today, better. Yes, I believe you would also be better at looking into mankind’s future.

In short, knowledge of the past is necessary for all of us to better understand who we are today, and will become tomorrow.

Civilizations have come and gone. One of the longest known human civilizations is, maybe, the the one created by the Aborigins, still existing – but seemingly fading away – in today’s Australia and New Zealand.

Our Western civilization – how long will it survive? When will our own civilization fade away and become a parenthesis in the history of Homo sapiens?

One thing is clear, there is a growing need of building bridges. The natural ones (seen in the pictures above) are not enough .

So let’s join KK (a.k.a. clanton1934) in his quest to unite the world, to tie it together.

Today 22 countries are connecting here on his blog.

That figure is constantly growing.

But please, help KK (and me) by spreading the good news wherever you can. Tell folks you meet both on internet and IRL that the water in here, on this blog, is fine. Both to taste (drink) and to swim and play in.

It’s an oasis for those thirsting for knowledge and wisdom. KK is a sage. You need not read many of his blog posts in here to be convinced that statement is true.

With that I said, I have to, temporarily, leave this oasis. My “camel caravan” is waiting for me to join them. But I’ll soon be back, KK. I like the waters in here. Both to drink and to swim.

May the sun make the water surface in this oasis shimmer like a diamond. And remember, folks, this oasis is no mirage! It’s for real! I, for one, know that!”

1c3bafd544de65743600d85a6d47b838              Welcome: John Wreford, Middle East Photographer, checking in from Istanbul.John Wreford is a freelance editorial photographer now based in Istanbul, Turkey.  please contact : Tel:0090 507 137 3866
Or via email at johnwreford@hotmail.com
He is represented by ZUMA Press
After ten years of living in Damascus, Syria, John has relocated to Istanbul where he continues to cover the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa.
With a fascination for the region’s history, culture and political intrigue that will often see him traveling throughout the Middle East working for clients as diverse as Geo Magazine, The New York Times, The FT, UN and the European Investment Bank.
When the conflict started in Syrian John elected to stay in Damascus where he owns a house, denied permission to work legally he became a passive observer of a country disintegrating into civil war, eventually events conspiring to force him to leave in the summer of 2013

 

1c3bafd544de65743600d85a6d47b838       Welcome Elderpipe [Altough from Turkey, He is “Traveling the World”]  I suggest you see his “Northen Lights”                     http://elderpipe.com

 

Howdy,  All 23 participating Countries,

Here is our new feature: I invite any reader of this page to e-mail your best link, and I will publish it here, in the next edition of this page. E-Mail:  charlesclantonrogers@me.com

d93cbe573acce74aaa0144212be80fbc             Ruth: Good Morning, Herewith link to my blog post. Thank you for your kind invitation.

https://septembermagic21.wordpress.com/tag/van-reenens-pass/

Best wishes from Ruth Pieterse, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

2be6b08a291cfed314a95af158bd10cd      masgautsen:

New Street Art in the Neighbourhood
Last bit of summer?
New Food Hall In Stavanger [e-mail the precise link(s) and I will post it here]

d7c9f0e4103caf0941a8bbfac9983941

I have two little presents for you.

This song by Enya (Only time): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wfYIMyS_dI .

And this song by Enya (May it be): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7MLT4MmAK8 .

 

5a83891a81b057fed56930a6aaaf7b3c             clanton1934:     http://therogerspost.com/2015/09/19/fun-english/

5a83891a81b057fed56930a6aaaf7b3c             Janice Wald:        Blog URL: http://mostlyblogging.com/

 

7 thoughts on “2015/09/22/”Geography” Update

  1. bbnewsab says:

    I just dropped by in order to wish you a very good morning, KK.

    BTW, speaking of building bridges, you’re not alone in doing that.

    Have a look at this “bridge” constructed by Nature itself: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pont_d%27Arc .

    Pont d’Arc is located not far from the Chauvet Cave, with its beautiful and astonishing artistic paintings made by our ancestors maybe 30,000 years (or so) ago. A coincidence? Don’t think so.

    I think ot the Chauvet Cave as a sanctuary. A room of sanctity. Full of reverence and deep respect of Mother Nature.

    Maybe I’m wrong. But yet, the mind reels.

    Who can deny that art (in its various manifestations) is the pinnacle of human civilzation? (This is a rhetorical question = it’s unnecessary to provide an answer since the answer of that posed question is so obvious.)

    BTW once more: Here you can see other examples of natural bridges. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_arch .

    Beautiful pics. No, that’s the wrong adjective to use. Awesome or breathtaking are better words to choose here.

    Now to my message to all followers of the Charles Rogers Home Page Blog.

    KK, the man behind – and creator of – that blog has given me many good and partly new insights. For instance this one: By exploring mankind’s past you are at the same time able to understand yourself, and the society you live in today, better. Yes, I believe you would also be better at looking into mankind’s future.

    In short, knowledge of the past is necessary for all of us to better understand who we are today, and will become tomorrow.

    Civilizations have come and gone. One of the longest known human civilizations is, maybe, the the one created by the Aborigins, still existing – but seemingly fading away – in today’s Australia and New Zealand.

    Our Western civilization – how long will it survive? When will our own civilization fade away and become a parenthesis in the history of Homo sapiens?

    One thing is clear, there is a growing need of building bridges. The natural ones (seen in the pictures above) are not enough .

    So let’s join KK (a.k.a. clanton1934) in his quest to unite the world, to tie it together.

    Today 22 countries are connecting here on his blog.

    That figure is constantly growing.

    But please, help KK (and me) by spreading the good news wherever you can. Tell folks you meet both on internet and IRL that the water in here, on this blog, is fine. Both to taste (drink) and to swim and play in.

    It’s an oasis for those thirsting for knowledge and wisdom. KK is a sage. You need not read many of his blog posts in here to be convinced that statement is true.

    With that I said, I have to, temporarily, leave this oasis. My “camel caravan” is waiting for me to join them. But I’ll soon be back, KK. I like the waters in here. Both to drink and to swim.

    May the sun make the water surface in this oasis shimmer like a diamond. And remember, folks, this oasis is no mirage! It’s for real! I, for one, know that!

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    1. clanton1934 says:

      This scholarly remark deserved to be moved into the body of “Let’s Play Geography” where I moved it at 12:00 EDT.
      ccr

      Liked by 1 person

  2. bbnewsab says:

    Thanks, KK! I feel honored!

    I have two little presents for you.

    This song by Enya (Only time): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wfYIMyS_dI .

    And this song by Enya (May it be): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7MLT4MmAK8 .

    Hope you’ll like them – and can recommend them also to all your followers/readers to listen to.

    Enya is one of my favorite artists.

    Like

  3. bbnewsab says:

    KK, you asked above for a blog post emanating from my own blog. I suggest this one: https://bbnewsblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/the-two-information-processing-systems-ipss-in-your-brain-one-is-woo-ish-the-other-is-rational/ .

    It’s about how our brains process sensory information. There are two separate processing systems in our brains.

    In the best of worlds they complement each other.

    But in religious contexts there is too much emphasis on information processing system #1 (= IPS 1), a.k.a. the child’s way of thinking. If adults use too much of IPS 1 thinking, the childhood’s imaginary friends are transformed to divine beings up in the air, a.k.a. Hidden Causal Agents (HCAs).

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    1. clanton1934 says:

      Thanks; and thanks for the video. Great contributions, KK

      Liked by 1 person

      1. clanton1934 says:

        I will post your link shortly. KK

        Liked by 1 person

  4. bbnewsab says:

    A correction: My e-mail address is bbnews@gmail.com. And yet I call myself bbnewsab here on the internet. Who said life must be easy to understand? 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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