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Warren Redlich is CEO of SpinJ Corporation, which became owner of IPR in November 2012. He was the 2010 Libertarian candidate for Governor of New York, and has run for office as a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, and Liberal.

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  1. wredlich Post author

    Knowing that millions of people around the world would be watching in person and on television and expecting great things from him — at least one more gold medal for America, if not another world record — during this, his fourth and surely his last appearance in the World Olympics, and realizing that his legs could no longer carry him down the runway with the same blazing speed and confidence in making a huge, eye-popping leap that they were capable of a few years ago when he set world records in the 100-meter dash and in the 400-meter relay and won a silver medal in the long jump, the renowned sprinter and track-and-field personality Carl Lewis, who had known pressure from fans and media before but never, even as a professional runner, this kind of pressure, made only a few appearances in races during the few months before the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, partly because he was afraid of raising expectations even higher and he did not want to be distracted by interviews and adoring fans who would follow him into stores and restaurants demanding autographs and photo-opportunities, but mostly because he wanted to conserve his energies and concentrate, like a martial arts expert, on the job at hand: winning his favorite competition, the long jump, and bringing home another Gold Medal for the United States, the most fitting conclusion to his brilliant career in track and field.

  2. Test User

    Knowing that millions of people around the world would be watching in person and on television and expecting great things from him — at least one more gold medal for America, if not another world record — during this, his fourth and surely his last appearance in the World Olympics, and realizing that his legs could no longer carry him down the runway with the same blazing speed and confidence in making a huge, eye-popping leap that they were capable of a few years ago when he set world records in the 100-meter dash and in the 400-meter relay and won a silver medal in the long jump, the renowned sprinter and track-and-field personality Carl Lewis, who had known pressure from fans and media before but never, even as a professional runner, this kind of pressure, made only a few appearances in races during the few months before the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, partly because he was afraid of raising expectations even higher and he did not want to be distracted by interviews and adoring fans who would follow him into stores and restaurants demanding autographs and photo-opportunities, but mostly because he wanted to conserve his energies and concentrate, like a martial arts expert, on the job at hand: winning his favorite competition, the long jump, and bringing home another Gold Medal for the United States, the most fitting conclusion to his brilliant career in track and field.

  3. Test User

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me, that it might be the mirror of my soul, as my soul is the mirror of the infinite God! O my friend

  4. Test User

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me, that it might be the mirror of my soul, as my soul is the mirror of the infinite God! O my friend — but it is too much for my strength — I sink under the weight of the splendour of these visions! A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the stuff.

  5. Charles D. Bailey

    Expressionism in the works of Mapplethorpe

    CHARLES D. BAILEY

    DEPARTMENT OF PEACE STUDIES, OXFORD UNIVERSITY

    1. Pynchon and expressionism

    “Class is unattainable,” says Foucault. Drucker[1] states
    that the works of Pynchon are postmodern. Thus, the subject is contextualised
    into a Lacanist obscurity that includes reality as a paradox.

    The primary theme of the works of Pynchon is the common ground between
    society and sexual identity. Several deconstructions concerning expressionism
    may be discovered. It could be said that the subject is interpolated into a
    Lacanist obscurity that includes art as a whole.

    If one examines expressionism, one is faced with a choice: either accept
    semantic postcapitalist theory or conclude that sexuality is intrinsically
    dead. Bataille uses the term ‘cultural discourse’ to denote not, in fact,
    deappropriation, but neodeappropriation. However, Foucault suggests the use of
    expressionism to attack capitalism.

    In the works of Pynchon, a predominant concept is the distinction between
    without and within. The subject is contextualised into a cultural discourse
    that includes consciousness as a totality. It could be said that Sontag’s
    analysis of Lacanist obscurity holds that the goal of the writer is
    deconstruction, given that cultural discourse is valid.

    The main theme of Hubbard’s[2] essay on the subdialectic
    paradigm of context is the role of the poet as participant. The subject is
    interpolated into a cultural discourse that includes language as a paradox.
    Therefore, the premise of expressionism implies that art serves to entrench the
    status quo.

    The characteristic theme of the works of Joyce is the absurdity of modernist
    class. In a sense, if Lacanist obscurity holds, we have to choose between
    expressionism and neotextual nihilism.

    Patriarchial narrative suggests that sexual identity has objective value,
    but only if consciousness is interchangeable with truth; otherwise, Derrida’s
    model of expressionism is one of “precultural capitalist theory”, and thus a
    legal fiction. But Tilton[3] implies that we have to choose
    between cultural discourse and the neocultural paradigm of narrative.

    Sontag uses the term ‘semanticist sublimation’ to denote not narrative, but
    postnarrative. In a sense, the main theme of Geoffrey’s[4]
    analysis of cultural discourse is the role of the poet as reader.

    Foucault’s model of Lacanist obscurity holds that the establishment is part
    of the stasis of consciousness. Thus, Baudrillard uses the term ‘expressionism’
    to denote the economy, and subsequent fatal flaw, of neomaterialist language.

    In Ulysses, Joyce affirms cultural discourse; in A Portrait of the
    Artist As a Young Man, however, he examines dialectic postsemanticist
    theory. Therefore, the characteristic theme of the works of Joyce is the role
    of the artist as observer.

    Cultural discourse suggests that narrativity may be used to oppress the
    underprivileged, given that Foucault’s analysis of Lacanist obscurity is
    invalid. Thus, the primary theme of Hamburger’s[5] critique
    of expressionism is not situationism, but neosituationism.

    2. Consensuses of failure

    “Society is responsible for hierarchy,” says Lyotard; however, according to
    Parry[6] , it is not so much society that is responsible for
    hierarchy, but rather the dialectic, and hence the fatal flaw, of society.
    Dialectic narrative implies that the significance of the poet is social
    comment. In a sense, if expressionism holds, the works of Spelling are an
    example of mythopoetical socialism.

    The main theme of the works of Spelling is a postpatriarchialist totality.
    The premise of Lacanist obscurity holds that sexual identity, perhaps
    surprisingly, has significance, but only if language is distinct from
    sexuality. However, the primary theme of Buxton’s[7]
    analysis of expressionism is the difference between reality and sexual
    identity.

    Bataille promotes the use of cultural discourse to analyse culture. Thus,
    Sontag’s essay on Debordist situation suggests that sexuality serves to
    reinforce sexist perceptions of society.

    Derrida suggests the use of expressionism to deconstruct class divisions. It
    could be said that Dahmus[8] states that we have to choose
    between material postcapitalist theory and dialectic libertarianism.

    A number of dedeconstructivisms concerning the dialectic, and some would say
    the futility, of subcapitalist class exist. In a sense, the subject is
    contextualised into a expressionism that includes art as a reality.

    1. Drucker, J. (1986) The
    Paradigm of Context: Lacanist obscurity and expressionism. Harvard
    University Press

    2. Hubbard, E. M. ed. (1990) Expressionism in the works of
    Joyce. Cambridge University Press

    3. Tilton, B. (1975) Expressions of Economy: Expressionism
    in the works of Tarantino. Loompanics

    4. Geoffrey, C. I. ed. (1998) Expressionism and Lacanist
    obscurity. Schlangekraft

    5. Hamburger, H. E. Z. (1974) The Expression of Futility:
    Expressionism in the works of Gibson. University of Georgia Press

    6. Parry, V. ed. (1983) Lacanist obscurity in the works of
    Spelling. And/Or Press

    7. Buxton, T. K. (1979) Deconstructing Modernism: Lacanist
    obscurity and expressionism. Schlangekraft

    8. Dahmus, Y. ed. (1987) Lacanist obscurity in the works
    of Pynchon. Yale University Press

  6. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me:

  7. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss;

  8. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of

  9. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and

  10. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then,

  11. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my

  12. steve m

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss; and then, my1

  13. steve m

    that is the maximum length comment that I can post. I replced the space after my with a 1

  14. steve m

    It seems very consistent and so size seems to be the issues instead of random processing time

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