Articles by Anthony Judge

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Cognitive Embodiment of Nature “Re-cognized” Systemically
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2018

Part III of Collapse and Renaissance of Civilization: Dilemma of Communication and Engagement Understood Otherwise – The argument here is that, rather than depending on authorities anxious to ensure that their particular worldview is faithfully reproduced in any Renaissance (however ineffectually), individuals may in effect be free to adopt and test alternative modalities at will.

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Post-Apocalyptic Renaissance of Global Civilization
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Oct 2018

Engaging with Otherness Otherwise? – Part III of ‘Collapse and Renaissance of Civilization: Dilemma of Communication and Engagement Understood Otherwise’

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Imminent Collective Communication “Info-death”?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

Much is currently made of an impending collapse, whether the focus is on that of the economic system (as some kind of replica of 1929 or 2008), of the ecosystem (notably as a consequence of climate change), or of overpopulation and other post-peak implications (notably the exhaustion of non-renewable energy resources), as can be variously recognized.

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Prohibition of Reference to Overpopulation of the Planet
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Sep 2018

Draft Proposal for an International Convention – It can be readily argued that many conventional crises are a consequence of increasing population — unemployment, environmental degradation, access to food and water resources, failing social security services, disease, inaccessibility of education, refugees, security threats, violence, and the like. Such arguments derive primarily from marginal groups and are readily deprecated.

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Time for Provocative Mnemonic Aids to Systemic Connectivity?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Aug 2018

27 Aug 2018 – The challenge of the “headless hearts” to the “heartless heads” was used in an earlier argument as a means of framing the response to the refugee/migration crisis. The conclusion pointed to the possibility of new mnemonic aids to discourse, as developed here — possibly to be understood as an annex to that argument.

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Systematic Humanitarian Blackmail via Aquarius?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2018

Confronting Europe with a Humanitarian Trojan Horse – Challenge of the “headless hearts” to the “heartless heads”?

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Capital Punishment of Canon Fodder
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Aug 2018

Death Penalty Contradictions in the Declaration of the Pope

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Oppositional Logic as Comprehensible Key to Sustainable Democracy
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Aug 2018

31 Jul 2018 – Democracy is readily to be recognized as a configuration of opposing strategies, with the challenge being the coherence of that configuration. The tendency is to seek to reduce the multiplicity to a univocal perspective as exemplifying the singular “will of the people” — variously marginalizing, out-maneuvering or eradicating any opposing voice.

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Elaborating a Declaration on Combating Anti-otherness
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jul 2018

Including Anti-Science, Anti-Spiritual, Anti-Women, Anti-Gay, Anti-Socialism, Anti-Animal, and Anti-Negativity

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New World Order of Walk-away Wheeling and Dealing
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jul 2018

Creating Strategic Dependency and Vulnerability through Confidence Tricks – Produced on the occasion of the NATO Summit (Brussels, 11-12 July 2018)

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Waiting as an Experience of Fundamental Significance
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2018

2 Jul 2018 – Commentary on Web Resources on Types of Waiting and Anticipation – It could be readily assumed that waiting is an incidental process, experienced by all in some way, but incidental to the reality of meaningful life in any society.

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Group of 7 Dwarfs: Future-blind and Warning-deaf
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jun 2018

Self-Righteous Immoral Imperative Enabling Future Human Sacrifice – Produced on the occasion of the Informal “mini-summit” on migration and asylum convened by the European Commission in anticipation of a meeting of the European Council to discuss migration issues (June 2018)

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Cognitive Implication of Globality via Temporal Inversion
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jun 2018

Embodying the Future through Higher Derivatives of Time – Illusory projection along the arrow of time? There is a widespread, if not dominant, strategic concern with the future and its prospects. This naturally takes a variety of forms.

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Visualization Technology Enabling Integrative Conference Comprehension
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jun 2018

1 Jun 2018 – Global Articulation of Future-Oriented Technology Analysis – Much is made of the future role of technology and artificial intelligence, especially in their relation to the evolution of the internet. Far less is made of their role in the organization of knowledge and, more particularly, in enabling higher degrees of comprehension.

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Fundamental Need for Human Sacrifice by Abrahamic Religions
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 May 2018

Vital Prerequisite for Sustainable Global Civilization?

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Governance as “Juggling” — Juggling as “Governance”
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 May 2018

14 May 2018 – Dynamics of Braiding Incommensurable Insights for Sustainable Governance – There is a case for recognizing the extent to which governance of many kinds is a matter of “juggling” parameters, variables, resources, people, schedules, risks, and disparate skills.

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Having Bought into a Wreck — What Now?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 May 2018

Cognitive Challenges of Embodying Reality Otherwise

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Exhortation to We the Peoples from the Club of Rome
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Apr 2018

Review of “Come On: Capitalism, Short-termism, Population and the Destruction of the Planet” – Prepared on the occasion of the book launch during the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Club of Rome (London, 26 April 2018)

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30 Questions That Facebook Has Yet to Answer
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Apr 2018

16 Apr 2018 – Gaps in the testimony of Mark Zuckerberg at a US Senate hearing? The questions are each introduced as shown below, but are presented separately in much expanded form in the [Go to Original] complete document. This also includes animated mappings of the set of questions as a means of evoking more integrative perspective on the set of questions as a whole.

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Infertility as a Metaphor Heralding Global Collapse
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Apr 2018

2 Apr 2018 – Essential Impotence Disguised by Performance and “Being Great Again” – An increasingly prominent feature of national politics and identity is the promise of “being great again”, as variously evident. This is most notable in the nation already esteemed as the most powerful on the planet and has also been taken up in Great Britain, France, and elsewhere.

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Symbolizing Collective Remembering Otherwise
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Mar 2018

Encompassing the Headless Hearts and Heartless Heads through Their Dynamic Entanglement

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Multi-phase Weaponisation of Replica Guns for Children
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2018

A viable alternative to the response of Donald Trump to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting (14 Feb 2018) with its focus on arming teachers. What follows is a proposal by the Notional Rifle Association — necessarily more radical than that of our colleagues in the National Rifle Association. It could be considered potentially both more politically feasible and more cost-effective.

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Global Civilization through Interweaving Polyamory and Polyanimosity?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2018

Loving the World Otherwise Through Contractual Bonding with Any Significant Other – Much is currently made of same-sex marriage as a breakthrough in the legality of consensual bonding between those of the same gender.

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Earth as a Shithole Planet — from a Universal Perspective?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jan 2018

Understanding Why There Are No Extraterrestrial Visitors – The concern here is to explore the evidence for Planet Earth as a “shithole” planet, as it might be perceived in the light of various criteria. The argument is used as a means of explaining the absence of any overt contact with extraterrestrials.

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Golden Globes Confusing Cleavage, Hype and Hypocrisy
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jan 2018

Produced on the occasion of media red carpet coverage of Golden Globes 2018 in anticipation of the Oscars 2018. Missing from the feminist declarations and media coverage is any sense whatsoever that there are other forms of “harassment” which may or may not involve women. By framing harassment as being exclusively male-on-female …

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Beyond Fire and Fury: Trump as American as Apple Pie?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2018

Maybe Time to Appreciate the Dish – Produced on the occasion of the response to the critical commentary of Michael Wolff (Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, 2018; Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President, New York Magazine, 3 January 2018)

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Reconciling Symbols of Islam, Judaism and Christianity
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2018

31 Dec 2017 – Catalytic Methodology for Effective Interfaith Dialogue – Importance of the highest degree is attached by their respective believers to the symbols of the monotheistic Abrahamic faiths. Their mutual hostility over millennia is focused by and through those symbols. They are displayed and brandished on ever possible occasion.

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Jerusalem as a Symbolic Singularity
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2017

25 Dec 2017 – Comprehending the dynamics of hyperreality as a challenge to conventional two-state reality. Development of an argument presented previously. Later amendments to that text have been removed from there for presentation below — in the light of decisions by the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly.

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Symbolic Relocation of United Nations HQ to Jerusalem Vicinity
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2017

11 Dec 2017 – The recently elected President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has made the historic decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This highly controversial initiative offers an unprecedented opportunity to reframe the Middle East peace process and the highly problematic relations between Israel and Palestine, originally engendered by the United Nations in envisaging its own administration of Jerusalem as a corpus separatum.

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Interfacer for Reduction of Discrimination and Harassment
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

Recovering Personal Control of Visual Proximity through Virtual Reality – Expressed otherwise, people have to recover the right to reframe those encountered. They may well have to take responsibility for doing so in an environment characterized by increasingly fake imagery complementing fake news.

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Cognitive Osmosis in a Knowledge-based Civilization
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2017

27 Nov 2017 – A major challenge of the times can be framed metaphorically in terms of consumption, osmosis and circulation. Interface challenge of inside-outside, insight-outsight, information-outformation.

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Reimagining Intercourse between the Righteous Unrightly Challenged
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

Attraction and Harassment in Psychodynamic Terms beyond the Binary Blame-Game

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Framing Cyclic Revolutionary Emergence of Opposing Symbols of Identity
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2017

Eppur si muove: Biomimetic embedding of N-tuple helices in spherical polyhedral – The contrast to the geocentric model of the solar system was framed by Galileo Galilei. His much-cited phrase, ” And yet it moves” (E pur si muove or Eppur si muove) was pronounced in 1633 when he was forced to recant his claims that the Earth moves around the immovable Sun rather than the converse. The argument here assumes that much more is based on circles than is conventionally held to be the case.

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Psychosocial Learnings from the Spiral Form of Hurricanes
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2017

Much is known about the structure and dynamics of hurricanes. Much is also known about the helical structure of DNA and of spirals in general. The question is how such insight might be related to the intuited significance of the triadic triskelion and how it might be employed to enrich the very particular institutional preoccupations promoted under the banner of the Triple Helix model and its extensions.

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Cognitive Implications in 3D of Triadic Symbols Valued in 2D
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2017

Representations of the Triskelion in Virtual Reality and Implications for Quantum Consciousness

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Reframing the Square Wheels of Global Governance
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Aug 2017

Transcending Vain Hopes of Squaring the Circle in Global Decision-Making – There are many commentaries on the current inadequacy of governance, whether global, regional or national. As currently understood by those upheld as being insightful and skilled in matters of governance, it can be argued that society is proving to be increasingly ungovernable, if not inherently so.

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64 Questions for the Environmental Conservationists of the World
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2017

Raising the Question as to Why They Are Not Effectively Addressed – Produced on the occasion of Earth Overshoot Day (2 August 2017), namely the date on which humanity’s resource consumption in 2017 exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources in 2017. The date is nearly a week earlier than in 2016.

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Pricking the Bubble of Global Complacent Complicity
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2017

Hyperdimensional insights from the physics of bubble blowing, bursting and collapse? Is there anything of psychosocial relevance to be learned from the extensive research on the physics of bubbles regarding the particular nature and efficacy of a “prick” as it might relate to complacent complicity?

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Prefix “Re-cognition” as Prelude to Fixing Sustainability — “Pro” vs “Con”?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jul 2017

Speculative Review of Missing Emphases Potentially Vital for Psychosocial Balance – The contrasting roles of “pro” and “con” in the English discourse so characteristic of the current global civilization call for particular attention.

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G20: 30 Questions for the Counter-terrorism Experts of the World
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2017

8 Jul 2017 – Raising the Question as to Why They Are Not Effectively Addressed – Written on the occasion of the G20 Summit (Hamburg, July 2017) at which both terrorism and migration are prominent agenda items.

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G20: Anticipating Future Migration into Europe (2018-2050)
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2017

8 Jul 2017 – Beyond the Irresponsibility of Current Political and Humanitarian Short-Termism – Written on the occasion of the G20 Summit (Hamburg, July 2017) at which migration and terrorism are prominent agenda items.

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Sonification of Twitter Leadership at the G20
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2017

8 Jul 2017 – A Surprising Musical Opportunity for Donald Trump to Sound a New Note – Written on the occasion of the G20 Summit (Hamburg, July 2017).

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Interplay of Sustainable Development Goals through Rubik Cube Variations
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jun 2017

Engaging Otherwise with What People Find Meaningful – The earlier argument made particular reference to Rubik’s Cube, its more complex variants, and their implementation in virtual reality applications as a means of bypassing technical and other constraints of physical construction and distribution. The focus of the World Cube Association is on speedcubing and the regulation of speedsolving competitions for Rubik’s Cube and similar puzzles.

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Refining the Value of Sustainable Development Goals
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jun 2017

In Quest of the Systemic Coherence of Global Attractors – In a period of global crises a frame of reference is offered by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals articulated by the UN, superseding the earlier formulation of the 8 Millennium Development Goals. How indeed are people expected to “get their heads around “the set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals?

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Envisaging NATO Otherwise — in 3D and 4D?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jun 2017

Potentially Hidden Faces of Global Strategy Highlighted Through Polyhedra – The question is whether new insights into the nature and potential of NATO (or The Pentagon) could be derived from depiction in 3D — or 4D, if dynamics can be reflected in suitable animations. Whether these aspects are already implicit, or could be usefully rendered explicit, remains to be investigated.

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Framing Global Transformation through the Polyhedral Merkabah
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 May 2017

Neglected Implicit Cognitive Cycles in Viable Complex Systems – Despite the widely commented implications of a post-truth era, few would deny the fact that the unresolved issues between the Abrahamic religions continue to inspire violence — with no end in sight. This encourages major investment in armaments and the development and deployment of military forces.

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Psychosocial Transformation by “Pill Pushing”?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 May 2017

At the time of writing, a primary theme of the cult movie The Matrix offers pointers to an unusual way of reframing engagement with the current challenges of society. The movie highlights the choice between the Red Pill and the Blue Pill, namely a choice between enabling knowledge, freedom and the sometimes painful recognition of reality — in contrast with a blue pill reinforcing more-of-the-same, namely falsehood, security and blissful ignorance of illusion.

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Zen of Facticity: Bull, Ox or Otherwise?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Mar 2017

Herding Facts and Their Alternatives in a Post-Truth-Era – In a period in which the very nature of facts has been called into question — challenged as they are by alternative facts — there is a case for exploring this condition by every means possible.

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Paradoxes of Wilber’s Appreciation of the Trump Challenge
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Feb 2017

Reframing Integral Possibilities for the Future – Given that a case is rapidly building against the incapacity of Trump, the following argument is topical. With respect to the perspective of Ken Wilber, it is framed by earlier consideration with regard to integral futures.

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Indians? Witches? Natives? Jews? Islamists? ETs?
Anthony Judge | Laetus in Praesens – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2017

Eradication as Genocide — Now And Then?

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