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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read book 4, the last paragraph of chapter 34 (p. 295 in the Prometheus Trust version), and chapters 35-39. We will be on to book 5, chapter 3 next time. Attendees Pierre, David, Eldar, JulieH,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, chap34, chap35, chap36, chap37,...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190614NSDRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190722NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book05, chap26, chap27, chap28, note06, proclus
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Synopsis For the third week now, we review Book 18 of Homer's Iliad . We are looking over what Achilles' learned from his reflections. Pierre opens by putting up on the board: Could Achilles'reflections just prior to his enlightenment experience have been a factor in that experience? Did that experience resolve his problems? Study Materials We read from the Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad. Barbara's Auto's Document: Barbara has compiled study sheets with lists of the occurrences of the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, book18, homer
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Synopsis Three NS members explore our dreams with Pierre on a Friday night. (The scheduled talk on continuing with Book 9 of Homer's Iliad was cancelled as we ran out of time.) Dream Texts JulieH's Dream - Oct 7th (actually the 18th), 2019 I was in England and apparently teaching or was a teacher at a school of some sort and there was a Calendar and there was a note, in a little square box there that said, “On the first day of school, do not ingest a certain thing because it will mix with...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Hypothesis 8. Attendees Pierre, JulieH, Regina, Barbara Highlights We worked solely on the 8th Hypothesis exploring it to see if PMW (philosophical midwifery) and Pierre's concept of the pathologos could be mapped over all the major distinctions of the Eighth. We'll return to this study on Friday 9/27 . Credits Recording, title, and highlights: Barbara Chart Photo: Regina Original Location...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we started with a few Greek vocabulary from Chapter 18 of Book 3. But then there was a dialogue with Julie that lasted about 30 minutes about the role of light and divinity from a quote in Chapter 18....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 4, Chapter 1.  At the end of the session we speak a little about Book 5 Ch. 1 and Ch. 5 Attendees Pierre, Barbara, JulieH, Regina Technical Issues Chart is missing from today's talk. More...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book04, chap01, proclus, materials-missing,...
Synopsis In this Saturday informal coffee with Pierre, we continue with last night's exploration of Book 01 of Homer's Iliad , focusing on line 218 of the Balboa translation , and what the repercussions are for that phrase, 'whoever shall be persuaded..' when 'Self' is properly included/translated. Later we explore dreams from Eldar, Barbara, and JulieH. Dream Texts Eldar's Dream March 1, 2019 There was a guitar lesson going on. Pierre was teaching it. I came up to the front to help him or to...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, NSDRM, pg1, iliad, homer, book01
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Chapters 16 and 17 of Book 3. Attendees Pierre, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, Barbara, David, JeffS More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book03, chap16, chap17
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Synopsis Another great Saturday chat with Pierre. We did three dreams, and in between, we discussed the nature of counter-attacks (see Pierre's book on Philosophical Midwifery), the nature of the pathologos, cultural/national pathologoses, and the death of Socrates (in the Phaedo). Dream Texts JulieH's Dream - March 30 2019 I’m at a college and I’ve just come into the room of this man who's apparently the teacher of a class and my job is to teach this topic. He’s taken some kind of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190525NSSAT Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and "Support the Project" section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to "Make this a monthly donation", as well -- rather than just one-time...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM, theology-of-plato, proclus, carlo-levi, davinci
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Synopsis Another great Saturday morning with Pierre. Again, just dreams today. Pierre has JulieH try her hand at midwifing Eldar. Dream Texts Barbara's Dream - Fri 13 Sept 2019 I’m visiting Kate Shannon’s house and it’s Christmas time. She has in her house not only her own children but she has a child she’s caring for who’s troubled in some way. She’s making food for them and one of the things she makes is a sandwich with processed cheese in a stack, American cheese. And she asks me...
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Synopsis Pierre gives us an evening of thoughts on Marsilio Ficino, the great/first translator of Plato into Latin, and Ficino's broad understanding of the ancient Greek philosophers, and the alchemists. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, liber-de-arte-chemica, ficino
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapters 22 and 23. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Regina, Eldar, JulieH More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book03, chap22, chap23, proclus
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Synopsis Two of us explore our latest dreams with Pierre Dream Texts Regina's Dream 2/15/19 What I remember. Recorder failed. I was in this room and was singing. I noticed I was singing very well. I was loud, clear, melodious, following the music and as I heard myself I continued to make it better and stronger. I noticed I was very good and felt good about seeing I was singing well. There was a point where I thought that others would hear it, or wondered what others would thing. I thought they...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. From Barbara: Today we read Book 4, Chapter 9 and the first page of Chapter 10. Pierre also explored divine progression and the need for a mean term, that the progression is accomplished through likeness....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, ch09, ch10
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5, Chapters 1-3. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, David, JulieH, Regina More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series, ISBN-10:...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book05, chap01, chap02, chap03
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Synopsis Changing the teaching of math, with Josh Pierre midwifes Barbara and JulieH through making sense of their recent dreams. Dream Texts Barbara's Dream Fragment There's a lady standing in front of me, and she is saying there are two presents. That present, and this present. JulieH's Dream #2 — Sun 17 Nov 2019 I’m at some place that is VERY RIGID. It’s a square room and like an insurance company. I’m the customer and the woman helping me works for other company. We’re over at...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, NSDRM
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Synopsis Three of us explore our latest dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Belinda's Dreams Feb 18, 2019 I’m with my family we are all visiting and relating with each other and enjoying each other’s company, where I then preceded to take out a cigarette and start smoking it, the cigarette looks electronic, thin, with two long cylinders with a grove in the middle like a Twix candy. Feb 19, 2019 Everything is the same as in the last dream but this time the cigarette looks fat white...
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Synopsis Seventh in Pierre's latest series of Friday night dialogues on Homer's Iliad . We continue working on Book 18, and come closer to seeing how the word auto (Self) is used in Homer's 18th book. At the beginning, before the camera is rolling, Pierre asks us if anyone completed the homework assignment given last Friday. No one has, although Bradley has some notes he took when he tried, and we start from there. Study Materials We read from the Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad. A copy of...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, homer
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter 11. No chart today, though we referred to the chart of the Gods , the printed hierarchy as opposed to Pierre's drawn one (i.e., diagram 1). Attendees Pierre, Barbara, JulieH,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book06, chap11, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read the 4th Hypothesis. Attendees Pierre, David, Regina, Barbara Highlights We started again at 158B, at the beginning of Hypothesis 4 and I labored at making a fine distinction, but didn't. Then we picked up where we had left off and went to the end of the Fourth or 159B. Pierre was pursuing the question, if there's, in fact, reasoning by examination, and reasoning by Logos which is also based on...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp4
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapter2 (pp 397-8) and Genesis. Attendees Pierre, JulieH, Barbara, Regina Notes From Barbara: There was a new chart. It started in a discussion with Julie H. about cause due to the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, old-testament, book06, chap02, genesis, proclus
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Synopsis Belinda and Eldar explore their dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Belinda's Dream I am at like this financial building. I am there to get a good amount of money. The man giving me the money comes out, talks to my mom, they go into his office, then come out shortly after. She has a satisfied look on her face. He hands me a check. It is not what I expected. I am upset. My mom tries to talk to me. I have a “I just don't care” attitude, and I just want to accept what I got and...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
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Synopsis Four NS members explore their dreams with Pierre midwifing. Pierre invites Don to midwife CathyW, and Brad to midwife Eldar. Question from Pierre, regarding the pathologos scene and all that follows for the rest of our lives (until we examine it): Why is it we imitate those we know are wrong? Dream Texts CathyW's Dream - 1 May 2019 I am with family at a vacation cabin on a mountain — all having a good time — Yoni asks me if I will read to him, I agree. He asks if we can read at the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
Synopsis Another wonderful Saturday morning coffee with Pierre. The talk begins with Eldar asking Pierre why dialogue is so powerful? (Eldar was referring to the “light experience” that he had as a direct result of Pierre's dialoguing with him at our previous July 4th gathering .) Then JulieP gets in to the dialogue and the state and what caused it are explored. Later, Bradley explores a recent dream. Dream Text Bradley's Dream - 6 July 2019 Insight and this other company had merged, and...
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Synopsis Fifth in the latest series of Friday night talks on the Iliad. Pierre asks us to look at the occurrences of Self (auto) in books 18, 19, and 20. Study Materials We read from the Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad. Barbara's Auto's Document: Barbara has compiled study sheets with lists of the occurrences of the word, 'αυτο' (Self) in several books of the Iliad. Stored in PDF format here . Thank you, Barbara. Pierre's chart from this evening is posted as a JPEG in the Download...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, homer, book18, book19, book20
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read TOP Book 5, Chaps 32-34 and Tim 34b-c, 36e-37c. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, JulieH, Regina, Jed Pierre gave a challenge that the passages at the bottom of p. 366 and top of p. 377 seem to refer...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, timaeus, book05, chap32, chap33, chap34, proclus
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Synopsis This was a Saturday morning gathering where Pierre midwifed four NS members on their recent dreams. (We had no other normal Saturday chit-chat besides the dreams, so I just classified it as an NSDRM only.) Dream Texts (Forthcoming) Technical Issues I arrived late to Regina's, and Pierre and Ciprian were already chatting. By the time I got the (new) camera set up, they were 28 minutes in. So there is no video for roughly that first half hour. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical...
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Synopsis Another lovely Saturday morning chat and coffee with Pierre. First a chat with Sayon (I call it 'midwifery', but really just chat..), then two dreams, one from Regina, and another with Eldar. Dream Texts Regina's dream 1/25/29 What I remember. I went to my car repair man and he was looking over the Chrysler. He said that it’s going to be junked. I asked why he said that it would be too much to repair. I thought but didn’t say that he wants to address high end cars or high end jobs...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, NSPMW, NSDRM, pg1
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Synopsis Another great Saturday morning coffee and chat with Pierre. We do two dreams, and in between discuss the poor state of education in the country and what would need to be done to fix it. Note: I myself, when I bring up Socratic Seminar, do not do a good job of conveying to the other folks around the circle, from the get-go, that 'Socratic Seminar' is not a loose word or phrase I invented, but an actual practice with specific training for teachers (moderators) and a rubrik for students...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190620NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book05, chap17, chap18, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5, Chapters 6-9. The greek terms were: αὐτόματα "acting of one's own will, of oneself, self acting" Thomas translated this 2 or three times in Chapter as...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book05, chap06, chap07, chap08, chap09, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5, Chapter 39. From Barbara: I read through the last part of the second paragraph on p. 56. Pierre then took us through a very detailed explication of Chapter 39 Book 5, the first two...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, book05, chap39, proclus
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Synopsis NS members Belinda and EricG explore their recent dreams with Pierre mid-wifing. Dream Texts Belinda's Dream - Wed 23 Oct 2019 My step grandfather was walking past this large tall wooden bookcase that was full of books, so therefore it looks very heavy. He doesn’t bump it or even get close to it, but none the less it falls on him. My mom and I just stand there looking but do nothing to help him. I then hear my son complaining like he’s hurt he seems to be under the book case as...
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Synopsis Tonight Pierre points to the kinds of parallels we might work on finding between the two stories Lord Phoenix tells (of his own life, and of the saga of Meléagros) and Akhilleus' situation. Highlights How alert/aware is Lord Phoenix to what he is doing? (Bradley: And why now?) Barbara reads Book 9, from about Line 400 / page 219 in many printings (“Akhilleus, if it is true you set your heart on home..”) to “..even though you turn the tide of war.” (Fitzgerald) Comparing a...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, book09, homer
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Synopsis Two NS members and one new guest explore our dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts SteveD's dream -- Sun 15 Dec 2019 I am in a house, a second story bedroom, with my wife or girlfriend. We decide that part of the bed needs to be cut off at the bottom. About one foot of it. (Next Scene) I see it cut off. Cut through both the mattress and frame. The thought is that this needs to be done for consideration of something away from the foot of the bed, or for something out of doors. I say...
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Synopsis Our usual Saturday morning chat with Pierre. It begins with a discussion with Regina on the subject of criticism and judgement, and then JeffS and Eldar work on their dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Jeff's Dream 2019-01-11 I sit down with my friend and my sister sits down with her friend at a nearby table to eat. And while eating, my sister is making this (open-mouth) sound with every chew she takes. And i point it out to her - I say, “Hey, is that necessary? Can't you eat...
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Synopsis Another Saturday morning chat with Pierre. Eldar and JeffS explore dreams with Pierre, and Regina a state of mind she's been having lately. Dream Texts Eldar’s Dream 23 Feb 2019 There’s a new guy that’s gonna start working with us, I think it’s his first day. We’re talking to him and Phillip, my boss, says something about the new guys beard. Then Phillip says “Mine is just starting to come out, Eldar thought that I should grow my beard back out.” I’m kind of giggling in...
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Synopsis Pierre breaks down into eight stages the states of mind (detailed in Book 18) that Achilles goes through in order to break through and see into his problem. Study Materials We read from the Robert Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad (ISBN-10: 0374529051, ISBN-13: 978-0374529055). This can sometimes also be found online in PDF format. Barbara's Auto's Document: Barbara has compiled study sheets with lists of the occurrences of the word, 'αυτο' (Self) in several books of the Iliad....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, book18, homer
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5 Chapter 36 and 37, Parts of Book 4, Chapter 30 and 31. No new chart -- just a few gestures to the last one . Attendees Pierre, David, Regina, JulieH, Barbara More Info (*) Proclus'...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book05, chap36, chap37, book04, chap30,...
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Synopsis Another great morning with Pierre, exploring dreams and enjoying Saturday morning coffees. We explore a dream from JeffL, then a state of mind of JulieP's, then a dream of Regina's. Dream Texts JeffL's Dream Malissa is spending the night with me in the same room. (separate beds) Then she climbs into bed with me from the opposite side of the room with no clothes. She says, “Oh you have boxer shorts on!” I say, back to her, “Girl I have an erection! If I take my shorts off do you...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 5, Chapter 37. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, JulieH, Regina, Jed Barbara talked a little also about a chart that she was working on for Chapter 34, but was not finished with yet. Pierre...
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Synopsis Two NS members explore the messages from the Dream Master with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Sayon’s dream 2pm today (2019-01-11) I don't know if I was driving or what had happened. But a man in his older heavier car had rear-ended us. My mom and I were there. I don't know if Ieff was there or not, but his wallet was. At one point the man was going through it and I didn't pay much attention to it. I figure he was looking for Jeff's license or something. We all were inspecting the...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read ... Attendees Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Eldar, JulieH, JeffS Chapter 14 of Book 3. More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor...
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Synopsis Pierre leads us through the Balboa translation of Proclus' Elements of Theology , selected propositions which may be read as referring to the pathologos of Pierre's book, Philosophical Midwifery (ISBN-10: 0964819112, ISBN-13: 978-0964819115). More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190208NSDRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Synopsis Another fun Saturday morning coffee with Pierre. This morning, Barbara and JulieH explore dreams they've had. Dream Texts Barbara's dream [Barbara said there were many images, and she didn't know what to do with it. So Pierre asked her to pick one image.] This image occurred twice in the dream. And both times it occurred, it was the head of a rabbit. At least I thought it was .. a living rabbit. But just the head. And it was like a very cute rabbit head, and I was like, “That's very...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 4, Chapters 30, 31. Pierre added a question at the very bottom of Monday's diagram, so instead of duplicating that chart, I just pasted it at the top of today's chart (the JPG in the...
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Synopsis Two NS members explore our dreams with Pierre mid-wifing. Dream Texts Jed's Dream 8 August 2019 1 I go over to a table, a long table where there are cylinders set up in a line, where people can come to get drinks. I get the impression im getting there a bit late. Someone said something about how someone had come through and emptied them all, taken what was in them all. I am looking along the line at the other cylinders on the table and I see that most are empty or almost empty, and so...
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Synopsis Another beautiful Saturday morning at Regina's with Pierre for coffee. Three of us explored our dreams with Pierre midwifing, of course, and afterwards, some continued discussion, thanks to SteveD, and after last night's NSFRI meeting focusing on JeffL's recent sesshin experience (not posted yet), of the experience of the 'Canadian housewife' (her testimony in Roshi Philip Kapleau's classic, The Three Pillars of Zen (*1). At the end, some brief discussion (thanks to JeffL) of...
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Synopsis An audio recording (thanks to Regina) of an NS gathering at David's house, around an outside fire, on July 4th. Pierre and Eldar discuss greater and greater wholes, until the dialogue itself causes Eldar to enter into an experience of Mind (around 0:47:00 or so) so intense that he passes out (or IN!) and can no longer participate. (A discussion of his state is taken up two days later at our Saturday gathering .). Later, Bradley, Regina, JeffL, Barbara, and Jed participate. Highlights...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190603NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190622NSSAT Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read book 4, chapters 14 and 15. Attendees Pierre, David, Eldar, Gina, JulieH, Barbara More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series,...
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Synopsis Per request of Adina and her class, Pierre does an introductory video on what got him interested in Jung in the first place, and what Jung's understanding of “Alchemy” did for both psychology and current philosophy at the time this book, Psychology and Alchemy (volume 12 in The Collected Works of C.J. Jung) , came out. More Info Search our NS collection here for videos on Carl Jung Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapters 6 and 7 and the first few lines of 8. Attendees Pierre, JulieH, Eldar, Regina, Barbara More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 4, Chapters 8 and 9. Attendees Pierre, David, Barbara, Eldar, JulieH, Regina We did Book 3, Chapter 8 and Pierre read through Chapter 9. We'll be doing Chapter 10 at the next meeting. More...
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Syposis Eldar explores his latest dream with Pierre midwifing. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Synopsis We begin taking a look at all the auto's (self's) in the Greek of Plato's First Alcibiades, and considering how a retranslation of each or some of these makes any difference to the dialogue. Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190906NSFRI Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to...
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Synopsis JulieH and Eldar explore their recent dreams with Pierre's help as midwife. Dream Texts JulieH's Dream - Fri 6 Sept 2019 X and I were working for a newspaper or we were the newspaper company or something and we had some issues of the paper that were the current, recent past, and then the archives. And the current were red and the recent past were blue or green and the past archives were black. And he was kind of telling me to pick up some of the papers, these groups — I think we were...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session. Today we read Prologue 136b, Hyp4 157e Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Regina, JulieH From Barbara: We reviewed Parmenides account of “Zeno's” exercise to attain truth, part 3, 136B5. We then went to Hypothesis 4 and explored the question “How are Others talked about?” (We found 12 characteristics). The major and most interesting point was to explore what “The same/self logos” referred to at the...
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Synopsis We continue with our (re)exploration of Homer's Iliad . This week, we read the Fitzgerald translation of part of Book 9. First we read Achilles' speech, his answer to Odysseus about how he feels about himself and the situation. Then we move on to Lord Phoenix's re-telling of his own raising of Achilles and we take beginning note of how the things that happened to Lord Phoenix match 1-for-1 to the things that happened to Achilles -- an indication of a likely pathologos transmission....
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Synopsis Four NS members explore the messages the Dream Master has sent them, with Pierre as midwife. Dream Texts Belinda's Dream We were travelling on a school bus on the way to my daughter's new school. We arrived and she seemed pleased and opportunistic about this new opportunity. Regina's Dream - Fri 1 Nov 2019 It was a difficult dream. What I remember. I was in this house and there was this man or boy man who appeared to be a man but he was a boy who didn’t understand how to relate with...
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Synopsis SteveD explores a dream with Pierre midwifing. Dream Text SteveD's Dream -- Sunday 20 October 2019 Scene 1 I seem to have gotten a job, but there is something about it I am not sure of. I speak to someone, saying I want to make sure I am paid. There seems to be some resolution. Scene 2 I go outside to go to my car, but immediately do not expect to find it, remembering prior experiences in dreams, and in fact I do not find it. Even the appearance of the area seems different than what I...
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Synopsis First Pierre gives us a short talk with some questions about the Self to contemplate. Then three NS members explore our recent dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Maria's Dream - Wed 11 Dec 2019 Dream: I am telling Pierre that while I was reading, I see the word “disruption” and become curious about it. Pierre: “What constitutes a disruption?” Self: “I have thought about it and I think that if you are sitting quietly reading and then you sneeze. That this would be a...
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Synopsis Four NS members explore our dreams with Pierre mid-wifing. Dream Texts Belinda's Dream I was made to fight in a battle/war-like setting. If I refused, the people, government officials, threatened to kill me. I was placed on the front lines with many others. They gave me a huge gun that I was to use against the opposing side. The government officials were at the end of the line in a huge protected vehicle that had many guns of all sorts that shot bullets, grenades, and rockets. We were...
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Synopsis Three NS members explore our latest messages from the DreamMaster, with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Regina's Dream - Wed 25 Sept 2019 I was at some gathering and there all these old pieces of tools. Saws and clippers, cutters, scissors, I picked them up. There were 10-12 of them. I wrapped them up in some cloth. I walked out. And put them in a certain section of my house. There were two women and two men who came over to my house. They were joking as if they were part of the party of...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapters 4-6. Attendees Pierre, David, JeffL, Regina, JulieH, Barbara Credits Recording, title, and highlights: Barbara Chart Photo: Regina, JeffL Original Location...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another session of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 6, Chapters 9 & 10. Barbara also did a search on Perfective plus God/s (PDF in Download Options menu on this page). Attendees Pierre, JeffL, JulieH, Regina, Barbara Credits Recording,...
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Synopsis Tenth in Pierre's latest series of Friday night dialogues on Homer's Iliad . Barbara has worked hard to update her work on the auto's in the Iliad, this time from Book 21. As we had limited time left after dreams, we only picked a few (#'s 1, 6, 10, 15, 16, and 25) to work on. Next week we will continue. Study Materials We read from the Fitzgerald translation of the Iliad. Barbara's Auto's Document: Barbara has compiled study sheets with lists of the occurrences of the word, 'αυτο'...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190626NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190701NSPRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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Original Location https://archive.org/details/20190712NSDRM Usage License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License Please Help Support the Project Like these videos? Please consider supporting Pierre, the NS, and our archiving activity by giving a small amount monthly to support our work. Go to noeticsociety.org and the 'Support the Project' section. Look for the Paypal or other link. We'd love it if you chose to 'Make this a monthly donation', as well -- rather than just one-time -- in whatever...
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