በትርታ ይጀምራል ትር ትር ይልና ይተረታል ወይንም ይተረተራል፤

ተረት ይሆናል

With the vibration IT begins…in the vibration IT sounds…in the narration or distortion,

IT ends…TO BE –or- as a Tale ...

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.......The fishes get their prey, if only YOU "move, click and tick" (say... reflect) in the aquarium. If you "play & prey (even pray)" outside the aquarium...it is meaningless ...for the fishes............

A blog for documents and studies on the development of

Human "Consciousness", to help and

promote the process of rational reflection.

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The Highlight here will be, working towards the high objectives of harmony in the Ethiopian Social-Reality: PEACE, freedom of CULTURE, scientific PERFECTION and tolerant FAITH. Any knowledge, without the slightest touch of dogmatism; whose purpose is enlightening and freeing the human species to celebrate its full liberty and eventual perfection, is always welcome.



The Quintessence of Life

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Evolution...Change....Music....Emotion

Evolution is an important theme for our social community, since
our social evolution depends highly on how our elite percieves
evolution --- read-- change.... Change just means Freedom!
Freedom in all aspects...From our unnecessary obscuring old values,
.....freedom from unnecassary old family ties....freedom from social
constraints...freedom form old ideologies...freedom from religious
notions counter to enlightenment.....freedom from natural ties in
favour of integration....Freedom from our own unconscious .....etc.
...with all the unknown variables where awareness may be missing
.......in order to give our conscious a chance to determine our
human condition....


Music seems to play a big role in evolution....and nurture in a culture ...
...and in this context:

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During the weekend I have been watching Phenomena "Michael Jackson"....
a great music-talent, who formed the "Pop Music" of our generation.
You know that he suddenly passed away on Thursday, 25-06-09. Sorry for him.

That brought me again to read some papers on the issue...

Why are masses hysterically fascinated by "Music".....?
Hysteria; it looks as if the masses are "plugged" for a period.....
to a "collective Intelligence" mediated through talented musicians...
and their fascinating waves of beautiful sound.

Mrs. ELLEN DISSANAYAKE has interesting aspects to say.
Her hypothesis ...gives a lot of clues to this inquiry... I like it and
it goes with my own perception (My Hobby; Quality of music
as a prominent parameter of Intelligence).
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The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music 1)


It has been postulated that there is an unproven (and probably unprovable) concept
called mathematical Platonism, which supposes that there is a universal mathematics
awaiting discovery. Is there a universal music awaiting discovery, or is all music just
a construct of whatever mind is making it--human, bird, whale? The similarities among
human music, bird song, and whale song tempt one to speculate that the Platonic
alternative may exist--that there is a universal music awaiting discovery.

1) http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/291/5501/52

Understanding music as a universal form of human expression will provide insights into
the neurobiology of perception, performance, emotion, learning, development, and
plasticity--with a few hints about aesthetics, talent, and creativity thrown in.2)


2) http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/291/5501/54
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1) Music-2009-Dissanyake.pdf

http://books.google.de/books?id=_KiPpy8Nd3wC&dq=Ellen+Dissanayake&printsec=frontcover&source=an&hl=de&ei=OgZKSpeqDovW-QaYpNjeBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10

If music is the food of love, what about survival
and reproductive success?

ELLEN DISSANAYAKE
School of Music
University of Washington

http://www.ellendissanayake.com/publications/

• ABSTRACT

This article departs from many discussions of the origin, evolution, and adaptive
function(s) of music by treating music not as perceptual qualities (pitch, timbre,
meter), formal elements (prosody, melody, harmony, rhythm), performed activity
(singing, drumming), or genre (lullaby, song, dance). Rather, music is
conceptualized as a behavioral and motivational capacity: what is done to sounds
and pulses when they are “musified” — made into music — and why. For this new
view, I employ the ethological notion of ritualization, wherein ordinary
communicative behaviors (e.g., sounds, movements) are altered through
formalization, repetition, exaggeration, and elaboration, thereby attracting
attention and arousing and shaping emotion. The universal sensitivity of infants as
young as 8 weeks to such alterations of (or operations on) voice, facial expression,
and body movements, when these are presented to them by adults in intimate
dyadic interactions within a shared temporal framework, suggests an evolved,
adaptive capacity that enabled and reinforced emotional bonding. Such protoaesthetic
(proto-musical) operations existed as a reservoir from which individual
cultures could draw when inventing art-saturated ritual ceremonies that united
groups temporally and emotionally as they did mother-infant pairs. Music in its
origins and evolution is assumed to be multimodal (visual and kinesic, as well as
aural) and a social — not solitary — activity. An appendix describes important
structural and functional resemblances between music, mother-infant interaction,
ceremonial ritual, and adult courtship and lovemaking (as differentiated from
copulation). These resemblances suggest not only an evolutionary relationship
among these behaviors but argue for the existence of an evolved amodal neural
propensity in the human species to respond — cognitively and emotionally — to
dynamic temporal patterns produced by other humans in contexts of affiliation.
Keywords: origin and evolution of music, mother-infant interaction, ritualization,
affiliation, multimodality, ceremonial ritual

169
© 2008 by ESCOM European Society
for the Cognitive Sciences of Music
Musicae Scientiae
Special issue 2008, 169-195
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2) Music-neuro-science.pdf

Music, the food of neuroscience?
Robert Zatorre
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Abstract

Playing, listening to and creating music involves practically every cognitive
function. Robert Zatorre explains how music can teach us about speech,
brain plasticity and even the origins of emotion.

We tend to consider art and culture from a humanistic or historical perspective rather
than a biological one. Yet these products of human cognition must have their origin
in the function and structure of the human nervous system. As such, they should be
able to yield valuable scientific insights. This line of reasoning is nowhere more
evident than in the contemporary interest in the neuroscience of music.
Music provides a tool to study numerous aspects of neuroscience, from motor-skill
learning to emotion. Indeed, from a psychologist's point of view, listening to and
producing music involves a tantalizing mix of practically every human cognitive
function. Even a seemingly simple activity, such as humming a familiar tune,
necessitates complex auditory pattern-processing mechanisms, attention, memory
storage and retrieval, motor programming, sensory–motor integration, and so forth

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A study of eight-month-old babies found that all possess perfect pitch which
is lost within a few years. Only a tiny minority of people - which has included
Mozart, J S Bach, Yehudi Menuhin, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra - are able
to keep their innate ability to determine perfect pitch.3)

3)http://www.psych.mcgill.ca/levitin/pubspages/perfectpitch.html


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3) Music-brain.pdf

Brain tuned to music
Paulo Esteˆ va˜ o Andrade Joydeep Bhattacharya PhD

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=539509

Conclusion:
In this short review, we have presented evidence that
perception of music, with its immense emotional power,
can be studied in scientific ways. Further work in this area
can be expected to yield information on matters such as the
existence of an inherently musical mind, the relation
between music and language, and the process of creativity.
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More on the role of the Unconscious:

Free Will Is Un-natural ! :-) Very interesting and enlightening!


by John A. Bargh

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1. Working on the big "GOOD SENSE": The sense of Beauty.
( via cf. "The Logic of Sense" /Deleuze) (9/2010)

2. በትርታ ይጀምራል፤ ትር ትር ይልና ይተርታል ወይንም ይተረታል ወይንም ተረት ይሆንና ይተረተራል፤ ተረት ይሆናል።(9/2010)

3. Degrading the other to "none-will" is inhuman and counter productive... The human point is to come to a common "Big-Will"(10/2010)

4. The "inner universe" (mystics) to the "outer universe" (physics) is allegorically related as the conscious mind to the virus in the human body. (6/10/2010)

5. Feeling is the language of the "inner Universe". Music/arts is the interface between the "inner" and "outer" universe.

6. Demoralization is a disgusting political tool -an expression of inhumanity employed in a social evolution, indicating the inhumanity of the employer! A disaster! (7/10/2010).

7. "In Girard's language, the law order is "mythical" and as such obeys the logic of the founding murder." (cf. Peter Robert Stork; 2005)

8. "Wenn sich zwei streiten, freut sich der Dritte"/
When two people quarrel, a third rejoices... This will be a legacy; and in the 21st century, "Wenn sich zwei einigen, freut sich der Dritte" may take over. /A mutual understanding of two people rejoices the third/.

9. My quotation of the Day (8.11.10):

Baldwin’s thought: ("The Baldwin effect")
“It is as inexorable as the colour of his eyes and the shape of his nose. He is born into a system of social relationships just as he is born into a certain quality of air. As he grows in body by breathing the one, so he grows in mind by absorbing the other.’ (Baldwin, 1906: 69-70)

10.
If "I AM" the observer (the conscious entity) so that the quanta of matter/mass (the wave function) would collapse to be a particle /the particle object), enhancing IT to the phase of THE Existing Reality.
Couldn't I -The Self- hope and help the spiritual energy/ my consciousness/ as well, to extend the transformed energy /After Life/to collapse into that existence of "THAT Beyond" Life (1). Life pertaining to "intelligent" energy (spiritual beings in the sphere of the Akashic Field), as the reflection of the "intelligent" matter or mass (human beings in the sphere of "thermodynamics" or gravity ). 17.11.10

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(1) like J.Wheeler's Model of "the participating observer" in the Universe.

11. Forget Time! And mind Your Mind only (24.11.10).
I.e. "Talk about "time out of mind"!"(1)

(1) http://www.megafoundation.org/CTMU/Articles/Time.html

12. Wikileaks in Amharic philo-play:

የዊቂ -ሊቅ ሰዋ ስው ...ባልታወቀ ነገር፤ሊቅ ፤ቂል ፤ ቅልቅል ፤ ቅል፤ ቀላል ቂል ወይስ ....በቃኝ ብሎ፤ ቅንጣት ቅብ -ብቅል ቀልቦ ፤ወደ ብቃት ሲቃ፤ ሲግዋዝ ይሁን ፤ ሲያንቀጠቅጥ ወይስ ተቀላቅሎ ሲያንቀለቅል።ያልታወቀ ነገር።
02.12.10

13. Gates and Centres:

Life , nature and actually the whole Universe know nothing about Top and Bottom or Up and Down. There are just centres in reality. Centres and Centres with all of them having their Gates, Gates leading to the Centres. What is wrong with mankind, always with the tick for tops and bottoms or ups and downs and not centres, but fixed to the gates, without the moral courage to move towards the centres -to build the symphony
- the symphony in the SPHERE.

The SPHERE:

- The SPHERE of IDEAS is THE WORD of the SOURCE. THE WORD - The PLAY where this ASHORE and that BEYOND of the HARMONY is eternally tuned to exist in the SYMPHONY of ALL, flowing and floating like in the "Ballet piece of Joseph Strauss " -the Dynamiden Waltz- with every being offering its harmonious "musical touch". (cf. The Harmony Model)

Morning, 03.12.10



ሰው በምግብ ብቻ አይኖርም....ወሎ


14. መቃብር ላይ የሚፃፍ /+++ተጨማሪ!/


መቃብር ላይ የሚፃፍ (ከርፖርተር የተገኘ)


ጥብቅ ማሳሰቢያ ሸክላን ለምትሠሩ፤
እዚህ መቃብር ላይ አፈር አትዝገኑ፡፡
ሲነድ ሲቃጠል ሲጨስ በመኖሩ፣

ሲቃጠል ለሚኖር፣
ለጀበና መሥሪያ አይሆንም አፈሩ፡፡

+++
(አንድ ከሚመለከተው የተጨመረ!
ከመቃብር በፊት)

ሰው ለመስራት ብቻ ከፍቀደ አየሩ
ክህነት ካላችሁ አሰቡ መርምሩ
ተራ ከገባችሁ ዘክሩ አስዘክሩ
ያልሆነው እንዲሆን ምከሩ ሞክሩ
ሽቀጣና ሽቀት እንዳይሆን ሃገሩ
አንድ ቀን እንደሆን አይቀር መቃ-ብሩ።

Michelle Holliday's Humanity 4.0 

15. Human DIGNITY:

21st century is the era of Liberation Movements for Human Dignity, encompassing all other Movements, to make them superfluous – non-dogmatic, non-religious and non-ethnic with the great Common Collective Will for Human Empathy!

11 0220 11 - EGYPT's Dignity Day, the Landmark for a radical break with all Tyrannies!

Thanks to Tunisia -The Heroic Pioneer of Freedom!

እንደዚህ ሆነና ...እስኪሆን ይሆናል!

Meditational

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