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Glide Oracle iPad app

Glide Oracle for iPad Released!
$.99 in Apple App Store.

The icon for the Glide Oracle app is the glyph for the lily, the source of psychedelic knowledge.

One of the 729 translations in the Glide Oracle

The Glide Oracle is an oracle whose roots are in the tradition of the I Ching, …

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Aspects of Alien Art 1

Xenolinguistics: the scientific study of languages of non-human intelligences. Publications in this field tend to be speculative as few people have made the claim to have understood an alien language, at least not reliably.
—Wikuniversity

Hallucinations as Alien Art

The key to this discussion is a conceit of the extraordinary vision-producing ability unleashed in consciousness by psychedelics, as alien art: aesthetic productions of an unknown, hence alien, source. Whether the alien is an unknown (normally unconscious) aspect of the Self, an Other,

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Conlanging–The Not-So-Secret Vice

Language Creation Society logo

The Language Creation Society hosted the 3rd Language Creation Conference at Brown University. The event is a tribal gathering of self-described language geeks, a label I proudly wear along with my newly acquired LCS pin, with its symbolic Tower of Babel. Conlanging (from constructed language) is obsessional, hermetic, prolix, and involves Deep Chops, combined with …

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