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    1969 interview with McNelly : video & new transcript

    Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 22 Oct 2016 05:12










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      Re: 1969 interview with McNelly : video & new transcript

      Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 24 Oct 2016 05:00


        Revised transcript (2016) :

        ❒ Summary :

          0:00:00 – Presentation
          0:00:36 – The Pacific Coast Road and the dunes of Florence
          0:03:50 – Ecology, desert planet and Arabian/Navajo mystique
          0:05:34 – Kalahari primitives & survival
          0:06:18 – Back to Florence, Oregon
          0:07:02 – We’re corrupting our environment
          0:08:17 – We –Western men– subdue Nature
          0:09:08 – The death of the West, Pardot Kynes
          0:10:42 – Ecology: the science of understanding consequences
          0:11:45 – Factions & feuds, the name of the game is power
          0:12:22 – Imperialism
          0:14:12 – Ethical norm, moral laws and environment
          0:16:16 – Paul’s dilemma and the fallacy of absolutism
          0:17:28 – Tribal norms vs personal ethics : Paul & Stilgar
          0:18:38 – Writing process, rhythm and poetry analogy
          0:20:05 – Working orally: sentence structure & pace mastering
          0:21:34 – There is no real ending
          0:22:06 – Turning the story around on itself. Historicity & POV
          0:23:15 – The duel. Agonistic epilogue & coital rhythm
          0:24:34 – Reasons why stories are remembered
          0:26:14 – Creative imagination & roleplay: sparks have flown
          0:27:31 – Behind the throne, the game of the Bene Gesserit
          0:30:01 – Controlling people with voice, propaganda, politics
          0:32:57 – Metamessage, communication, general semantics
          0:35:13 – Conrad’s Nostromo and the economy of corruption
          0:37:17 – Longue durée, human emotions and social structures
          0:38:40 – Natural order, feudalism … and german beavers
          0:39:53 – Feudalism is tribal organization
          0:41:02 – Lines of power: feudal skeleton & interdependence
          0:42:46 – Environment interdependence and cyclic nature
          0:45:05 – Shai-Hulud as archetypal beast
          0:46:41 – Lacanian images: gold, spice hoard, organic matters
          0:47:19 – So, you start creating your own story
          0:48:07 – John W. Campbell
          0:49:27 – Then, there is no real ending
          0:49:53 – Lord Raglan’s steps of the hero and death
          0:50:40 – The curse of prognostication
          0:51:50 – Oedipus in Arrakis, omniscience and blindness
          0:53:23 – Paul is not an esper hero
          0:54:17 – Analog, Galaxy and the Nebula
          0:55:02 – Sand trout, melange & Shai-Hulud: the spice cycle
          0:57:13 – Accumulation of data and physical writing process
          0:58:27 – Writing schedule
          1:00:48 – A life beyond SF: ecology activism
          1:02:19 – Analog/Chilton, selling Dune
          1:03:38 – Dragon in the Sea: US & Japanese royalties
          1:03:57 – Herbert and the Japanese American community
          1:05:01 – Dune Messiah’s forthcoming publication
          1:05:33 – The (unreleased) Dune Tarot
          1:06:12 – Fortune-telling, petit perception, ignition principles
          1:08:20 – Prophecy, western eyes and basic fallacy in science
          1:09:25 – Eastern ignition and Jungian synchronicity
          1:10:42 – ESP cards
          1:14:15 – Messiah & mythmaking process (Muhammad, JFK)
          1:16:16 – Lawrence of Arabia, an aborted mythology
          1:17:28 – Comparative religion, the hero with a thousand faces
          1:18:32 – Zen & self development
          1:19:12 – Haiku, tanka and Dune poetry


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