HERMES IS HERE!
The old tradition maintains that true
learning does not
take place unless Hermes is present. That is depressing,
because /universities/ usually get rid of teachers with
Hermes energy first. The whole PhD system was created by
WHO IS HERMES?
Hermes is magical, detail-loving, obscene, dancelike,
goofy, and not on a career-track.
The God Hermes has a very ancient connection with walled
WHAT IS THE GARDEN?
The garden as: the study, the state of love, the richness
of the psyche, cultivation vs. rawness, boundaries as op-
posed to unbounded sociability, soul concerns as opposed
to outer obsessions, passion as opposed to raw sexuality,
growth of soul desire as opposed to obsession with a gen-
eralized greed for things.
"I have desired to go where springs not fail..,"
The walled garden is a shelter from the world, and a
place to recover from broken trust.
THE FALSE GARDEN
"Addiction to perfection...amounts to having no garden.
The anxiety to be perfect withers the vegetation."
THE REAL GARDENING
"But the real work is being done outside by someone
digging in the ground".
(Persian poet Rumi, cited by Robert Bly)
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