Jan Cox Talk 1416

Life Allows Reality to Make Some Men Believe They Can

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Summary

#1416 – 3/29/95:
Note by TK

The world-of-Caesar ‘serious’ vs. mystic seriousness (sincerity).


The News

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WASHING AWAY THE GLUTINOUS FOOD REMAINS ON HIS DINNER PLATE
CAUSED ON MAN TO MUSE TO HIMSELF:
“IT MIGHT BE GOOD NOT TO EAT STUFF THAT MIGHT ALSO STICK TO YOUR STOMACH
LIKE THIS”)
AND, WOULDN’T-YOU-MAYBE GUESS-IT)
HIS MIND JUMPED IN AND ADDED:
“You KNOW, IT WOULDN’T HURT IF YOU HAD THE SAME CONSIDERATION FOR MO’,”
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LIFE ISSUES EVERYONE A PERFORATED, TRIPARTITE TICKET
TO RIDE REALITY FOR SIXTY ODD YEARS,
AND YOU MAY CHOSE TO USE THE PART THAT PERMITS YOU TO ACCUMULATE INFORMATION/
OR THE PART THAT ALLOWS YOU TO CRITICIZE.
OR THE THIRD PART/ WHICH HARDLY ANYONE EVER AVAILS THEM SELF OF.
I WONDER WHY!?
I WONDER WHAT IT IS!?
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How To IDENTIFY DISTURBING SERIOUS PEOPLE ON PLANET EARTH:
THEY DO NOT KNOW THE ACTUAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SERIOUS & THE SILLY.
OKAY: How To SPOT THE DISTRACTING SILLY HERE AMONG US: THEY TOO CAN’T TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO.
“SAY TONTO) DO YOU REALIZE WHAT THIS MEANS!? “
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THE NEVER-ENDING REALITY OF MYTHICAL HISTORY & CONSCIOUSNESS
THE SIMPLE LIVE IN TINY KINGDOMS) AND ARE CONSTANTLY THREATENING WARFARE.
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THE WORSE THING ABOUT LOOKING BACK IS THAT IT MAKES YOU WANT TO LOOK BACK.
“DADDY. IS THIS WHY YOU SEE SO FEW MYSTIC WATCHER’S SOCIETIES
OUT ON THE BEACH WITH THEIR BINOCULARS!?”
“1 BELIEVE YOU HAVE THAT BACKWARDS, DON’T YOU SOW?”
(PAUSE….PONDER))
“BUT IT WOULDN’T MAKE ANY SENSE THAT WAY PAPA.”
“I KNOW THAT SON, BUT YOUR VERSION OF IT WOULDN’T WIN ANY
BERTRAND RUSSELL AWARDS IN LOGIC EITHER,”,
AND THEY BOTH HAD A NICE CHUCKLE AS THEY REFLECTED ON HOW FAR THEY HAD COME —
— BUT:
THE WORSE THING ABOUT LOOKING BACK IS THAT IT MAKES YOU WANT TO LOOK BACK.
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WHEN LIFE HAS ENOUGH OF ITS OWN CHILDREN IT TELLS THEM — “PUT A SOCK IN IT!” WHEN IT FELLS THE SAME ABOUT HUMANS, IT TELLS THEM TO: TAKE A NUMBER —
HAVE A THOUGHT.
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TO HELP INITIATE HIMSELF INTO THE MYSTERIES, ONE MAN INTONED:
“FIRST I’LL CHANGE MY NAME,
THEN I’LL CHANGE MY BRAIN,
THEN IF THAT, AND ALL ELSE FAILS,
I’LL TRY AND GET ^FF THE TRAIN,”
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MEN HAVE BEEN WANT TO LONG NOTE: “FIRST THINGS FIRST”,
BUT HAVE BEEN SHORT TO EVER FULLY IDENTIFY THE CONSTRICTING STRUCTURE OF SEQUENCE ITSELF,
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READER’S TIP
ONE GUY THOUGHT: “SINCE ALL FICTION COMES FROM PEOPLE’S MINDS
I DON’T NEED TO BUY ANY MORE BOOKS — I’LL JUST MAKE UP MY OWN.”
Now, I MUST TELL YOU THE TRUTH, As NEAT AS THAT SOUNDS,
I DON’T REALLY KNOW HOW LONG REALITY WOULD LET SOMEONE GET AWAY WITH IT.
HEY – A MAN FORE-WARNED IS A MAN FORE-PROTECTED! — ..(UNLESS OF COURSE HE’S DEALING WITH LIFE.)
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LOOKING AT DEATH ONE DAY) A CERTAIN MAN MUSED:
“THE ONE THING THAT LIFE HAS OVER EVERYTHING ELSE IS IT’S ABILITY TO COME TO A DEFINITIVE CONCLUSION.”
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Now LET’S GO OVER TO FRANK AT OUR SPORTS DESK FOR ONE OF HIS INTERESTING INSIGHT: ON THE NEWS:
“WHERE WOULD A GYMNASTS BE WITHOUT THE FLOOR TO PUSH AGAINST!?,
AND WHAT WOULD THE SIMPLE DO WITHOUT THE REST OF US FOR THEM TO CRITICIZE!?!”
…AH…WOULD SOMEONE TURN OFF FRANKS MIKE) AND MAYBE,
HOSE HIM DOWN, OR SOMETHING
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FOR HIS DAILY COMMENTARY, ONE MORNING THE HEAD MONK SO ADDRESSED THE MONKETTES “ONE THING THAT THEY DO NOT TEACH IN SURVEYING SCHOOL IS THE FACT THAT
ONCE YOU HAVE FULLY MAPPED AN AREA IT IS HARD THEREAFTER TO LIVE THEREIN. NOW, MY QUESTION TO YOU IS THIS: WAS THAT A STATEMENT OR A QUESTION?”
TWIN MORALS: WE ARE BORN WITH “BOTH FEET ON THE GROUND”, AND MUST ALSO LIVE IN THIS FASHION.
SECOND: WE COME INTO THIS WORLD WITH OUR TOES POINTED UP, AND WE GO OUT IN THE SAME POSITION — SO:
— WHAT’S THE POINT?
…WE JUST COVERED THAT!.
NOT FAR FROM THE TREE DO ACORNS FALL, AND NO WHERE FROM LIFE CAN MEN SURVIVE.
“DADDY, IS THIS WHY MOST PEOPLE ARE STUCK IN REALITY?” “YES SON, AND ALSO WHY THE FEW SO STRUGGLE TO SECEDE.”
YES, LIFE! — YOU JUST GOTTA LOVE IT — WHAT CHOICE HAVE YOU GOT’`
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WHILE LITTLE KNOWN OR CREDITED,
IT WAS A MORE-CONSCIOUS MAN WHO FIRST CAME UP WITH THE WORD, “BORING”, ALSO THE WORD, “EXCITING”,
THOUGH BOTH HAVE NOW LOST THEIR ORIGINAL MEANING.
..(A LETHARGIC CLOWN WITH HIS HAIR ON FIRE SAID:
“DON’T LOOK AT ME — YOU KNOW THAT I DON’T GET IT.”)
IN THE MOUNTAIN. REGIONS, MEN MAKE THE UNEVENTFUL SEEM EXCITING
BY STAGING CONTINUAL RACES WHEREIN PARTICIPANTS MADLY MAKE FOR A FINISH LINE THAT DOES NOT EXIST.
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ONE STREET CORNER PROPHET’S PRIMARY PRONOUNCEMENT WAS:
“WE’RE ALL OUT OF CONTROL! — WE’RE ALL OUT OF CONTROL!”, AND A PASSING SMART PERSON SMILED TO HIMSELF IN RESPONSE: “WELL…ALL RIGHT, BUT HE LEFT OFF THE CONCLUDING PART:
‘WE’RE ALL OUT OF CONTROL, AND IT DOESN’T MATTER’,”
AND THUS OUR SCENE FADES, ON ANOTHER TYPICAL DAY — “IN THE CITY”. ….(“ROLL THE CREDITS, ROGER.”)
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ONE AFTERNOON A CERTAIN MAN WENT TO REALITY AND INQUIRED:
“HOW CAN YOU TELL FOR SURE WHETHER YOU’RE IN SHOW BUSINESS OR NOT?”, AND REALITY REPLIED: “SIMPLE! —
DO YOU SEND YOUR UNION DUES TO ME, OR TO LIFE?”
…(“ROLL THE CREDITS, ROGER”.
“ARE YOU SURE THIS ONE DESERVES IT!?” “JUST ROLL THE CREDITS) OKAY!?”)
AND THUS FOR SURE, CONCLUDES THIS TYPICAL DAY IN THE: “LIFE OF THE CITY”.
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IN THE LAND OF THE SIMPLE’ A HYPNOTIZED MAN BELIEVES HE IS CONCENTRATING — ….(IF HE’S ASKED.)
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DEATH: FINALLY, CLEARLY, AND PLAINLY DEFINED: DEATH: TRANSITION WITH A REALLY BAD REP.
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TODAY’S INSPIRATION THOUGHT
IF YOU’RE NO MORE CONSCIOUS THAN EVERYONE ELSE
THEN YOU’RE DOOMED TO ALWAYS FIND FAULT WITH MOST OF THEM.
…(HA HA! — YOU EXPECTED A TRICK,
YOU DIDN’T REALLY BELIEVE IT WOULD BE ANYTHING SERIOUS! WELL JUST, HA HA TO YOU.)
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A CERTAIN WISE MAN CALLED ALL OF HIS FAMILY TOGETHER) AND TOLD THEM: “I DON’T LIKE SURPRISES!
Do YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS!? —
THAT MEANS WE’RE TO BE A FAMILY OF: No ORIGINALITY!
You GOT THAT!?
ARE YOU PEOPLE LISTENING TO ME!?!”
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…(“MY”) THOUGHT ALL OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD CITY CHILDREN –WHAT A CARING FATHER.”
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IF EDEN REPRESENTS MAN’S ORIGINAL DIRECT EXPERIENCE OF LIFE
THEN REALITY IS THE LAND TO WHICH HE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY DRIVEN,-
(BUT BEFORE YOU CRY FOR US, VENEZUELA), APPRECIATE THAT WITHOUT THE EXPULSION,
MAN THE MERE HUMANOID WOULD NEVER HAVE BECOME MAN THE MAN.
IT TAKES A LONG-G-G TIME TO EVER GET HOME  ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU HAVE NONE.
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A MAN WHO’D BEEN AT A MYSTICAL SCHOOL FOR SOME TIME
WENT TO THE MASTER AND SAID: “I’M LEAVING.”)
,— AND THE MASTER REPLIED: “OKAY”,
AND THE MAN SAID: “DO YOU KNOW WHY?”,
AND THE MASTER REPLIED: “TELL ME.”)
AND THE MAN SAID: “No!, YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO ANSWER EITHER YES) OR NO)
WHETHER YOU KNEW OR NOT.”)
AND THE MASTER REPLIED: “OH.” AND THE MAN LEFT.
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YOU CAN ALWAYS TELL A CHICKEN YOU CAN ALWAYS TELL A DUCK,
YOU CAN TELL A DEAD MYSTIC BY HIS TOES TURNED UP.
.,.”HEY) HOW ABOUT HIS CONSCIOUSNESS!?” AS GO THE TOES — SO GOES THE MIND.
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RELATED NAUTICAL NEWS
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WHEN THIS ONE MAN HEARD IT SAID THAT “EVERYONE SHOULD GET THEIR DUE”‘ HE HAD HIMSELF SENT C.O.D. TO HIS ANCESTORS.
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CLARIFICATION OF AN EARLY ITEM
As AGAIN CONCERNS THE MATTERS OF REALITY AND OF LIFE, AND THE TRUE NATURE OF SERIOUSNESS:
REALITY IS SERIOUS — LIFE IS….JUST„.LIFE.
“WELL INSPECTOR LESTRADE, DO YOU REALIZE WHAT THIS MEANS!?”, “THAT WE CAN CLOSE THE FILES ON THIS CASE!?,
You QUIRKY, OPIUM-SMOKING, NO-TALENT DANDELION!”
AND YES, ONCE AGAIN ARE WE BROUGHT FACE-TO-GLARING-FACE WITH THE FACT THAT:
REALITY AND FICTION ARE “SERIOUS BUSINESS”, WHILE LIFE IS JUST„,WELL„,LIFE.
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“MY GOD!, DOCTOR WATSON! — STEP OVER HERE AND HAVE A LOOK! I SEEM TO HAVE GIVEN BIRTH TO MYSELF!”
INVESTIGATOR’S CONCLUSIVE FINDINGS, (THE MORAL OF IT, FOR YOU OUT-OF-TOWNERS):
IT’S ONE THING TO “KNOW WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT”, BUT QUITE ANOTHER INDEED, TO ACTUALLY UNDERSTAND IT.
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AND NOW ON THE LIGHTER SIDE: SOME CIRCUS NEWS
THEY SHOOT LARGE, ROBUST GERMANS FROM CANNONS)
AND LOGIC FROM THE MOUTHS OF MYSTICS.
“LOOK OUT BELOW’ AND ABOVE’ AND OFF TO THE SIDE THERE’
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AND NOW A STORY ABOUT: DO-YOURSELF-HOBBIES:
IF, PRACTICE DID MAKE PERFECT – THEN WHY DO NOT ALL WHO CONTINUE TO WISH THAT THEY WERE MORE CONSCIOUS) GET THAT WAY!? — HUH-H-H!? — ANSWER ME THAT!
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AND NOW ON TO SOME MORE SERIOUS NEWS:
THE LITTLE SIGN BY THE ROAD READ:
—- “A RAMBLING MAN IS A HAPPY MAN,”,
AND A GUY READING IT WONDERED:
“ARE THEY REFERRING TO A MAN WHO TRAVELS A LOT,
OR ONE WHO JUST WON’T SHUT UP!?”
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ANOTHER STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE DEEPER NATURE OF HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS
WOLVES HAVE A FEAR OF THEIR LEADER,
MEN PAY RESPECT TO THEIR FLAG,
HORMONAL BLOOD ALL RUNS DOWN HILL — “AND SAY: HOW’S YOUR MAMA AND THEM?”
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“FATHER, WHY DON’T NEURONS HAVE FAMILY?”,
“AH, BUT THEY DO, MY LAD,
IT’S JUST WHEN THEY’RE BROUGHT OUT IN THE DAY LIGHT, NO.ONE WANTS TO CLAIM THEM.”
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As THE POWER OF HIS WRITINGS BEGAN TO WEAKEN,
HE BEGAN USING TWO PIECES OF PAPER IN HIS TYPEWRITER AT A TIME,
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“‘”– ON A FAR AWAY WORLD THEY HAVE A MORAL PRECEPT THAT SAYS:
“WHAT EVER WORKS – WORKS’ BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN THAT YOU HAVE TO LIKE IT!’
…(LEGEND THERE HAS IT THAT THOUSANDS OF YEARS EARLIER, A CERTAIN MYSTIC HAD COINED THE MAXIM, BUT THAT IN ITS ORIGINAL VERSION, RATHER THAN SAYING THAT YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIKE IT, IT SAID YOU DON’T HAVE TO SMILE ABOUT IT,)
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ONE KID’S TAKE ON THINGS:
“THE MOST FUN OF BEING HUMAN IS THAT YOU CAN MAKE UP ALL KINDS OF THINGS THAT SOUND REAL NEAT
AND WHETHER THEY’RE TRUE OR NOT DOESN’T MATTER.”
HEY-Y-Y! — THAT’S NO KID! —
THAT’S SOME MORE-AWAKE PERSON IN A KID OUTFIT!
JEEZE!, THE KINDA STUFF PEOPLE’LL TRY TO PULL ON YOU NOW-A-DAYS!
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FOR DIRECTION, A MAN WROTE TO DR. ENIGMA:
“MY DEAR DOCTOR: I UNDERSTAND THAT SOMEONE CAN BE SIMPLE-OF-MIND,
BUT CAN SOMEONE BE SIMPLE-OF-CONSCIOUSNESS AS WELL?”,
…(BUT THE DOCTOR, [BEING NO ONE’S ROUTINE FOOL, & SUSPECTING A TRICK],
REFUSED TO RESPOND.)
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AND NOW FOR A VERY SPECIAL FEATURE ENTITLED: THE WIT AND WISDOM OF LINEARITY
A MAN LOOKED AT HIS FAVORITE DRESS AND HAUGHTILY HUFFED: “HA! – I WAS A TRANSVESTITE BEFORE YOU WERE EVER BORN!”
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A CERTAIN MYSTIC DECIDED TO FINALLY WRITE DOWN ALL HE KNEW IN A BOOK, AND ENTITLED IT:
“FINALLY! — THE SECRET OF LIFE REVEALED! BUT YOU’RE NOT GOING TO LIKE IT”
AND EVERY PERSON WHO BOUGHT AND READ THE BOOK BELIEVED IT WASN’T IN THERE!? — …NELL, AT LEAST THEY COULDN’T SEEM TO FIND IT, IF IT WAS !?!)
JEEZE! — CAN’T YOU TRUST ANYBODY NOW-A-DAYS!?!
ALTHOUGH NO ONE CAN BE UNNATURAL, ONE LEGEND SAYS THAT AS A CURSE,
LIFE ALLOWS REALITY TO MAKE SOME MEN BELIEVE THEY CAN.
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AND NOW FOR YOUR PEDIATRIC COMFORT, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION: REALITY: LIFE’S JOY BUZZER, AND WHOOPIE CUSHION.
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ALL ILL HAS ITS PUNISHMENT
IN THE FAERIE KINGDOM OF THE MORE-CONSCIOUS-AND-CREATIVE, EVERY TIME YOU QUOTE THE WORDS OF ANOTHER
A REAL CUTE LITTLE TROLL IS THROWN EVEN DEEPER INTO PERSONAL DEBT.
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A VISITOR COMPLIMENTED A MAN ON HIS NICE LOOKING TV SET,
AND ASKED HIM WHAT HIS FAVORITE SHOW WAS
AND THE MAN REPLIED THAT HE SELDOM ACTUALLY WATCHED,
BECAUSE EVERY TIME HE TURNED IT ON,
IT WOULD SHORTLY “DRIVE HIM OUT OF THE ROOM”!,
AND HIS VISITOR SMILED AND NODDED HIS HEAD KNOWINGLY AND SAID:
“YEAH, I USED TO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITH THE THINGS THAT RUN THRU MY HEAD.”
AND THE MAN ASKED: “How DID YOU CURE IT?”,
“OH”, THE GUEST REPLIED, “I JUST QUIT THINKING ABOUT IT.”
PROVERBS, MAXIMS, & ADAGES: CLICHES IN FASHIONABLE RETRO-WEAR.
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As THEY STROLLED, ARM-IN-ARM THROUGH THE ACADEMY)
ARISTOPHANES SAID TO POPE CLEMENT:
“Do YOU REALIZE IF DR. JOHNSON WERE ALIVE TODAY
How SICK HE’D BE OF THE WHOLE THING!?”,
AND AFTER NODDING HIS AGREEMENT, THE PAPAL ONE SAID:
“I HAVE ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT YOU’VE GOTTEN A BAD RAP,
BEING CONSIDERED MERELY A WRITER OF COMEDIES.”,
AND THE ATHENIAN ONE WAS DAMN NEAR TOUCHED BY THE COMMENT.
…(THE INSIGHTFUL-BOUND KEY WORD BEING: “DAMN NEAR”.)
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A MYSTIC AND HIS MASTER WERE SITTING BY A LAKE AND THE MYSTIC SAID: “How CAN IT BE THAT I AM AS CONSCIOUS AS I AM AND STILL GET UPSET
F— SEEING PEOPLE WHO CLAIM THEY’RE INTERESTED IN SUCH THINGS ABSOLUTELY WASTING THEIR TIME IN UNBELIEVABLY FOOLISH PURSUITS!?”, AND THE OLD MASTER REPLIED: “BECAUSE YOU’RE NUTS.”
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LOOKING AROUND AT HIS LOCAL DOMAIN/ SO MUSED ONE MAN:
“IT MAY A SMALL PLANET BE, BUT ‘TIS STILL A LARGE/ LARGE WORLD.”