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Recursive Thinking

By Dennis Klocek / September 17, 2020 /

Computers use formulas known as algorithms that dictate mathematically how changes are being created in a set of inputs. A researcher converts data from an experiment into mathematical equations or algorithms that are repeated or iterated many, many times by a computer. The logic language in constructing such a formula is, “if this, then :…

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A Pandemic of Blame

By Dennis Klocek / September 17, 2020 /

A pandemic can be characterized technically as a cascade. One event triggers two events and they in turn trigger four and so on to create a cascade. In biology the cascade effect is a fundamental life strategy for many opportunistic organisms like viruses. However, social scientists point out that the lingering effects of a cascading…

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Biodynamics, Art and Ritual

By Dennis Klocek / September 17, 2020 /

Artists who have worked for a long time can confirm that overcoming the trials of the two tyrannies is difficult. The first trial is the tyranny of the white. This is the sinking feeling that the first stroke on a drawing or the first strike of a chisel has set in motion a destruction process.…

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Anxiety and the World Soul

By Dennis Klocek / July 21, 2020 /
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A Path Towards Earth Stewardship

By Dennis Klocek / June 11, 2020 /

If there is a potential benefit from the current health issues globally it might be that having a garden in your backyard now seems like a good idea. It’s interesting to muse over this trend as an evolutionary sequence for human beings. To help do that, imagine a woman who is part of an aboriginal…

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Hunger and Craving in the Will

By Dennis Klocek / June 11, 2020 /

The structure of human will regarding satisfaction is a key to the process of healing. The human organism has a biological basis for satisfying hunger it’s also true that humans have a psychological pattern that links craving and hunger. There is a polarity between the biological necessity of hunger pangs and the psychological patterns around…

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Easter 2020 – Trust in life

By Dennis Klocek / April 15, 2020 /

An algorithm is a mathematical process that creates a looping train of steps that are required to be followed one after another until the loop is complete. There are many forms of algorithms that are used by computers to solve problems. Many are known as divide and conquer formulas used to break codes or find…

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Trust, Surrender and Submission

By Dennis Klocek / April 7, 2020 /

In the psyche the force of willingness to surrender into the other is built on the ability to trust that the other person will not attack me if I make myself vulnerable. To trust or mistrust another person is a deep seated feeling that comes from the integration of sensory experiences with cognitive behaviors. If…

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Memory, Fantasy and Imagination

By Dennis Klocek / April 2, 2020 /

Human neurological patterns represent a cascading hierarchy of organ responses to sensory stimuli that come from the environment. Sensory inputs through the sense organs impact the nervous system directly. The direct nerve pulses then cause secretions of hormones into the blood as secondary responses to light, sound, smell and movement. In the brain the pituitary…

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Climate change debate; can we turn down the heat?

By Dennis Klocek / July 14, 2016 / Comments Off on Climate change debate; can we turn down the heat?

There are many ways to think about the climate change debate and almost all of them lead to paradox and polarization. At the physical level of the debate, there are those who say that “greenhouse” gases have increased dramatically since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Greenhouse gasses are gasses that trap warmth in the…

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