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…

Mandapa Cosmological Model & Interface

In 2004, in collaboration with a CIIS associate, Scott Fossil, we began creating this 3-dimensional conceptual model that combines the theories of Ken Wilbur’s Quadrant model (AQAL), Stanislov Grof’s Basic Parinatal Matrixes (BPMs), and Tielhard de Chardin’s evolutionary model into an integrated, interactive conceptual framework, and manifold of archetypal morphologies in space and time. 3…