12:12:12 – Day of the Dodecadodecadodecatheon

December 12, 2012  is the last of the repeating dates to occur until January 1, 2101. What might this mean? Here are a variety of meaningful things about the number twelve: The last time “12/12/12” occurred was December 12, 1912.  It was a Thursday, a day just before Friday the 13th.  Here’s what they said about “12-12-12” 100…

Archetypal Semiotic Transference

I’m assigning the term “Archetypal Semiotic Transference” (AST) to describe instances of semiosis where a symbol (or set of symbols) and its interpretation(s) in one disciplinary knowledge domain appears directly (and perhaps coincidently?) similar to a symbol (or set of symbols) and its interpretation(s) within an entirely different disciplinary knowledge domain.  By similarity, I mean similar in both…