Jan Cox Talk 1422

While Living in a Closed System, a Closed Mind Is Totally Adequate..

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Condensed News Items = See Below (OCR needs edit)
News Item Gallery = jcap 95040 -1422
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Summary

#1422 – 4/12/95
Notes by TK

No civilized “expert” can admit ignorance, i.e., the truth. To understand that nobody knows anything, but it makes no difference is the surprising secret.


The News

95040-1
To CUT DOWN ON LIFE, LIFE INVENTED DEATH, AND TO MAKE UP FOR DEATH, LIFE CREATED LIFE,
‘ AND TO COMPENSATE FOR THE ANXIETY ALL. OF THIS CAUSED,
IT LET MEN HAVE THE CONCEPT OF REALITY — WHICH CAN EXPLAIN AWAY ANY THING!
95040-2
IF: A BRIEF ESSAY
IF —
IF PEOPLE WITH POOR SEX LIVES ARE THE GREATEST READERS OF EROTICA,
THEN WHAT IMPLICATIONS DOES THIS CARRY REGARDING MEN STUDYING EVERYTHING ELSE;
IF — (THIS IS) – IF)
YOU DON’T CARE FOR THIS QUESTION,
I’D JUST IGNORE IT! — IF 1 WERE YOU.
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“OKAY – KIDS!, LET’S SING!:
‘IF YOU’RE STUPID AND YOU KNOW IT, CLAP YOUR HANDS)
IF YOU’RE STUPID AND YOU KNOW IT….” ‘ MISS JOHNSON, WHAT ARE HANDS?”
..”OKAY – KIDS I GUESS THAT’S ENOUGH FOR TODAY.”
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95040-3
BREATH HAS A CONNECTION TO MIND SIMILAR AS YOUR INTERNAL DOES TO THE EXTERNAL.
95040-4
CONVERSATION IN THE KEY OF C
“NOW THAT WE LIVE UPSTAIRS, LET’S BE CONCERNED ABOUT THOSE IN THE BASEMENT.” “HELL) YOU BE CONCERNED IF YOU WANT TO, BUT LEAVE ME OUT OF IT.”
WE NOW RETURN YOU TO YOUR NORMAL SCORE.
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135040-5
THE WARRIOR)
IN PREPARATION FOR HAVING TO MEET LIFE “HEAD-ON” ON THE VERBAL FIELD OF BATTLE,
GREASED HIS HEAD SO NO WORDS WOULD STICK!
REALITY, (WHO JUST HAPPENED TO BE WATCHING OUR SHOW) HEARD THIS & THOUGHT): “I’D LIKE TO SEE SOME BODY TRY THAT WITH ME!”
…OF COURSE WHAT HE MEANT WAS THAT HE’D LIKE TO SEE SOME HEAD
TRY THAT WITH HIM.
95040-6
SITTING ONE DAY ON HIS BACK PORCH, A MAN SAID TO HIS CAT, WHO’D JOINED HIM: “I HAD MUCH MORE ENTHUSIASM FOR EVERYTHING WHEN I WAS YOUNGER & LEANER.”, AND HUNKERING DOWN EVEN DEEPER IN HIS BIG COMFY CHAIR, ADDED:
“BOY I’M GLAD THOSE DAYS ARE GONE!”
95040-7
SINCE MEN REALIZE THAT THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND WHAT’S GOIN ON) THEY PRETEND THAT THEY DO BY COMING UP WITH SUCH CONCEPTS AS: HISTORY, PSYCHOLOGY, RELIGION) ANTHROPOLOGY) ETC.
9 5 0 4 – 8
OUR EARLY SPRING FAIRY TALE
LIFE ONCE SENT A MAN OUT ON A SPECIAL MISSION WITH A BAG FULL OF JOKES,
(ACTUALLY IT WAS JUST ONE JOKE — BUT IT WAS A GOOD ONE!),
ANY WAY UH„,WHERE WAS I?…,UH – OKAY:
LIFE SENT A GUY OUT ON THIS SPECIAL MISSION AND GAVE HIM THIS REAL GOOD JOKE, BUT EVERY TIME HE’D STOP SOME WHERE AND TELL IT, NO ONE WOULD LAUGH,
SO AFTER GIVING IT A LITTLE THOUGHT, HE TRIED TELLING THE JOKE BACKWARDS, THEN PEOPLE BEGAN TO RESPOND — THEY BEGAN TO GET MAD AND ALL SERIOUS LIKE, AND THE MAN SAID TO HIMSELF: “WHAT THE HELL IS ALL THIS!?”,
THEN LIFE SUDDENLY GOT IT, AND. IT BEGAN TO LAUGH,
MORAL: GUESS — YEAH, GO ON AND JUST GUESS WHAT THE JOKE WAS!
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AND NOW FOR SOME OTHER NEWS:
THOSE ON A FORCED MARCH FIND LITTLE HUMOR IS THE PROSPECT OF A PARADE.
(MUCH LESS, JOY OVER A PLAY-BY-PLAY COMMENTARY REGARDING THE PROCEEDINGS
95040-9
I I I
ONE MAN SHOWED UP AT LOCAL REALITY’S UNMPLOYEMENT OFFICE
WITH HIS HEAD TURNED INSIDE OUT, BUT WAS IMMEDIATELY MET WITH THE RESPONSE:
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“HEY, DON’T TRY PULLIN’ THAT STUFF AROUND HERE!”
95040-10
SOMETHING THEY NEVER TELL YOU IN PUBLIC MYSTICAL SCHOOL:
,…– THE ONE THING THAT REALLY PISSES MYSTICS OFF
IS THE FACT THAT ALTHOUGH THERE’S ONLY
ONE PATH FROM PARIS TO ISTANBUL,
THERE’S A HUNDRED FRIGGIN’ TRAINS OR MORE RUNNING THERE!
…OKAY, THE OTHER THING THAT REALLY GETS MYSTICS BY THEIR SHORT HAIRS
IS THE FACT THAT WHILE THERE’S GOTTA BE A THOUSAND OR MORE WAYS TO
GO FROM PARIS TO ISTANBUL
THERE’S ONLY ONE DAMN TRAIN RUNNING THERE.
WE NOW RETURN YOU TO YOUR NORMAL STATE OF DISARRAY.
* * *
AND NOW TODAY’S: “FABLE FROM THE WORKSHOP
ONE MAN FINALLY SAID: “AH, JUST — SCREW IT!”, ONLY TO HEAR A SCREW SAY: “AH, JUST — MAN IT!”
AND NOW (FOR SURE – SERIOUSLY!), WE RETURN YOU TO WHEREVER YOU CAME FROM.
95040-11
THE BIOLOGY OF PSYCHOLOGY As TREATMENT
THERAPY: AN ATTEMPTED TEATER BACK TO THE HERD.
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,41.101,
95040-12
WITH LIFE, THERE IS NEVER A PRESENT, “TRUE STATE OF AFFAIRS”) AND IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MAN’S MIND,
THROUGH ITS CONCEPT OF REALITY,
TO SAY OTHERWISE
…0•^••••
95040-13
MORE TRAIN TRAVEL LORE, FROM A WINDOW SEAT

THE MORE EXCITING IT GETS, THE PLAINER IT GETS, AND
THE PLAINER IT GETS, THE MORE EXCITING IT GETS.
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95040- 14
A SHORT SCIENTIFIC PAPER REGARDING THE MATTER OF MEN BEING BORN AND ALL THAT KINDA THING
SOME BODY DREW OUT A STREET PLAN FOR THE CITY, THEN THE CITY GOT BUILT,
THEN SOME BODY REMEMBERED THE STREET PLAN, AND SOME PEOPLE WENT TO LOOK FOR IT.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION,
THERE’LL NOW BE A FIFTEEN MINUTE BREAK BEFORE THE NEXT SPEAKER.
THANK YOU THE REST ROOMS ARE DOWN THE HALL TO YOUR LEFT, THANK YOU.
….DON’T FORGET: FIFTEEN MINUTES. THANK YOU,
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A MAN WHO BREEDS BULLDOGS IN WEST VIRGINIA, AND WHO’S SEEN OUR SHOW WRITES TO SAY THAT HE’D BE GLAD TO TAKE ON THE JOB OF MAKING AVAILABLE WRITTEN TRANSCRIPTS OF OUR SHOWS IF HE CAN CHARGE AT LEAST TEN DOLLARS, AND KEEP THE MAJORITY OF IT FOR HIMSELF….AND HIS DOGS.
95040-15
ON A BRISK, CONFIDENT MORNING,
ONE MAN LOOKED AT THE INSIDE REFLECTION OF HIS HEAD IN A MIRROR AND SAID ALOUD “IF LIFE HAD A THEME SONG — YOU’D BE IT!”
MORAL: HEY — WHY NOT!? — WHAT CHA GOT TO LOSE!?
95040-16
ORDINARY PREDICTIONS BREED ANXIETY,
AND THE ORDINARY BENEFIT NOT ONE WIT FROM ANXIETY.
95040-17
IN THE ADVANCED PERSON’S PERSONAL DICTIONARY
You MIGHT FIND SUCH TERMS AS: “GRACE, REVELATION, AND, DIVINE FAVOR”, REPLACED BY: “DUMB LUCK — As EXPERIENCED BY THE MORE INTELLIGENT.”
2 .5
LOCAL REALITY TOLD THE TERRITORIAL GOVERNOR: “LIFE WILL ONLY CLOSE SHOP
AFTER THE LAST CUSTOMER IS SERVED.” — KNOWING IT TO BE A BALD HEADED LIE.
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FEAR — PLAIN OLD, EVERYDAY, RUN-OF-THE-MILL, PHYSICAL FEAR HAS DRIVEN MORE MEN TO BECOME KING
THAN ALL OF THE CURSES SPAT BY ADAM SINCE HE HAD TO GO TO WORK.
LOCAL REALITY ASKED A VIEWER:
“DOES HE SOMETIMES REFER TO KINGS a SUCH, MEANING MAN’S SLOW, INTELLECTUAL ROCK-CLIMB!?
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LIVING IN A CLOSED SYSTEM, A CLOSED MIND IS TOTALLY ADEQUATE.
95040-20
To CUT DOWN ON THE AMOUNT OF READING HE FOUND HIMSELF INVOLVED IN ONE MAN DECIDED TO TAKE ON NO MATERIAL BY ANY AUTHOR WHO HAD EVER WRITTEN ANY BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ABOUT HIMSELF,
9 5 0 4 0 –
THOUGH SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE, LIFE IS NOT ONE OF THEM.
95040-22
HISTORY’S LATEST AD CARRIED THE SLOGAN:
“AVAILABLE Now: MYTHS SUITABLE FOR ALL Occasions,”)
,— BUT IT HAD TO BE WITHDRAWN INTHAT THE FIRM OF FEAR & STUPIDITY ALREADY HAD CLAIM TO IT,
A BOY ASKED HIS FATHER:
“How CAN THAT WHICH IS INTENDED TO REVEAL END UP ACTING TO CONCEAL”,
AND THE ELDER LOOKED DOWN AT THE LAD WITH A DEGREE OF SUPRISE AND REPLIED: “YOU’RE NOT FROM THIS PLANET) ARE YOU!?”
WE NOW RETURN YOU TO YOUR NORMAL ALIEN ENTRY POINT.
95040-23
ONE MAN PRESENTED THIS QUESTION:
“IF THERE ARE NO SUCH THINGS AS ‘ACCIDENTS’,
THEN WHY IS THE WORD IN THE DICTIONARY!?”/
BUT WE COULD ASK HIM HOW HE EVER HAPPENED TO STUMBLE ACROSS THE WORD!
95040-24
ONE DAY LOCAL REALITY CALLED UP THIS ONE GUY ON THE TELEPHONE AND SAID:
“HEY, ARE YOU STILL TRYING TO DO ALL THAT WEIRD STUFF YOU USED TO TALK ABOUT?’ AND SUDDENLY GLANCING OUT THE WINDOW AND SEEING LIFE COMING TOWARD HIS HOUSE,
THE MAN SAID – “CAN’T TALK NOW — GOTTA GO.”, AND HUNG THE HELL UP.
95040—T5
A CONDENSED HISTORY OF MYTH, LEGEND & FABLE
‘”41- WHEN THEY FIRST STARTED, THEY WERE ALL SERIOUS….NO.,,WAIT.., I GUESS I’VE GOT THAT WRONG:
WHEN THEY FIRST APPEARED, THEY WERE ALL SORT OF HUMOROUS.„AND, LIGHT HEARTEN.
….NO,THAT’S STILL NOT RIGHT
AH, SCREW IT!,
AND A HAMMER SAID: “I HEARD THAT.”
95040-27
“THE PROBLEM”, REFLECTED ONE MAN, LAYING DOWN THE BOOK IN HIS HANDS, “IS THAT THE TEACHINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN MATTERS METAPHYSICAL ALWAYS SEEM TO BE JUST INTRODUCTIONS, AND PREFACES —
— OFTEN, SPLENDID AND INTRIGUING ONES,
BUT THEY SUDDENLY END THERE, NEVER GOING ANY FURTHER.”
SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE, AND THIS IS ONE OF THEM —
UNTIL YOU ARE MORE AWARE OF LIFE’S OWN CEASELESS CEASELSSNESS.
A TRUE THINKER: SOMEONE WHO WILL SAY: “OTHER PEOPLE’S IDEAS MAKE MY HEAD HURT’
95040-26
PAST A CERTAIN POINT,
THE MORE-ALERT TRAVELER COMES TO A MILE POST WHICH SAYS:
‘….’ “IT IS NOT WHAT MY MIND THINKS THAT BOTHERS ME,
BUT THE FACT THAT IT DOES SO AT ALL – CONTINUALLY –
WITHOUT MY BEFORE-HAND AGREEMENT,
MY CONTEMPORANEOUS AWARENESS,
OR MY CONSCIOUS IN-PUT,
ALL OF THAT IS NOW WHAT BOTHERS ME ABOUT MY MIND.”
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95040-29
MENTAL AGGRESSION: DOG DOO ON THE MYSTICAL PATH,
95040-30
WORRYING ABOUT WHAT THE MIND THINKS IS LIKE FRETTING OVER WHY GLUE’S STICKY,
“I DON’T GET IT!”
I’AS AFRAID OF THAT.
“YEAH, BUT I STILL DON’T-GET IT.”
YEAH, I FIGURED-AS’ MUCH’ – THAT’S-WHY – I SAID I WAS AFRAID YOU WOULDN’T
“YEAH, BUT 1 STILL DON’T GET IT.”
YEAH, AND THE ONLY WAY OUT IS TO STICK TO THAT STORY.
WE NOW RETURN YOU TO YOUR NORMAL BRAND OF FLY PAPER,
95040-31
I I I
A VIEWER WRITES:
Recently,(oR LAST YEAR)
I WAS WATCHING YOUR SHOW, (OR WASHING MY SHORTS))
WHEN I EITHER HAD A: SMALL MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE,
OR ELSE GOT MY FINGER CAUGHT IN THE FAUCET.
ANY RESPONSE YOU MIGHT HAVE TO THIS EPISODE WOULD PROBABLY BE MEANINGLESS
INASMUCH AS I AM NOW BACK TO MY SEMI-NORMAL CONDITION.”
MORAL: MYSTICS WITH 10 WATT BULBS ABOVE THEIR DESK
WOULD RATHER BE FEARED) OR DISLIKED THAN IGNORED…IGNORED…IGNORED.
THE QUESTION THEN BECOMES, (FOR THOSE WORKING ON THE POWER LINES), OF JUST HOW ONE CAN RETURN TO NORMAL (I?!)
95040-32
SERIOUSNESS: LIFE’S ORIGINAL JOKE, AS ULTIMATELY MANGLED BY MAN.
HOW FISH WOULD LOOK AT IT, (IF THEY HAD AN INTELLECT TO SEE WITH): “AS LONG AS THE NET’S ALIVE — I’M STILL OKAY.”
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95040-33
IF AN ACTIVITY PRESENTS AS EVIDENCE OF ITS EFFICACY, PERSONAL TESTIMONIALS & ANECDOTES FROM ITS FOLLOWERS, You CAN SAVE YOUR SKEPTICISM FOR ANOTHER OCCASION.
95040-34
ONE GUY’S MIND SAID TO HIM:
“IF YOU’D SPEND AS MUCH EFFORT IN EDITING,
As YOU DO IN THINKING
THEN WE MIGHT….”, AND HE INTERRUPTED THE SENTENCE)
KNOWING ALREADY, EXACTLY WHERE IT WAS GOING.
MORAL: IT TAKES A REAL-L-L MAN TO STAND UP TO A MIND.
95040-35
HEADLINE: “LIFE MOVES AT A CERTAIN SPEED,
AND NO AMOUNT OF MYSTICS IS GONNA CHANGE IT!
……-
– HELL!, THEY CAN BARELY CHANGE THEIR OWN!”
,..P…,
95040-36
..•••••–
ONE DAY A CERTAIN FELLOW THOUGHT)(QUITE SUDDENLY & UNEXPECTEDLY): “IF I COULD STOP THIS TRAIN, I MIGHT COULD GET OFF!” –
~”‘ BUT AFTER A MOMENT’S REFLECTION) MUSED ON: RIDDING ON IT!? — AH HAH!!,
“BUT WHAT WOULD THAT ACCOMPLISH!?”,
THEN A BIT MORE PONDERING BROUGHT HIM TO THINK: “BUT WHAT IF I COULD STOP THE TRAIN WHILE STILL
— THAT’S IT!”
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..01•….
95040-37
IN THE STRANGE LAND OF THE MORE DEMANDING, THOSE WITHOUT SHEEP HAVE THE BEST SHEEP DOGS,
DON’T ASK ME TO EXPLAIN IT — GO THERE YOURSELF AND SEE.
9 5 0 4 0 – ‘-
A CALM MAN IS A DEAD MAN —
.,.UNLESS WE’RE SPEAKING OF HIM MENTALLY
…THEN HE’S MORE ALIVE —
…IF) OF COURSE) HE’S A MYSTIC AND THAT’S WHAT HE INTENDED,..(OF COURSE
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95040-39
To HELP HIM OVER HIS ALLEGORY ATTACKS, THE PHYSICIAN RECOMMENDED DEEP BREATHS.
…LATER,
To GET HIM PAST HIS REALITY-ANXIETY,
HE SUGGESTED DIRECT CONFRONTATIONS WITH LIFE.
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95040-40
ORIGINAL THOUGHT: THE MYSTIC’S DRUG OF CHOICE.
LOOKING AT THE LIVES OF OTHERS, HE THOUGHT: “AS LONG AS YOU CAN DO IT — I CAN DEFINE IT.”
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