On experiencing Epoché
The phenomenological reduction is at once a description and prescription of a technique that allows one to voluntarily sustain the awakening force of astonishment so that conceptual cognition can be carried throughout intentional analysis, thus bringing the “knowing” of astonishment into our everyday experience. It is by virtue of the “knowing” perspective generated by the proper performance of the phenomenological reduction that phenomenology claims to offer such a radical standpoint on the world phenomenon; indeed, it claims to offer a perspective that is so radical, it becomes the standard of rigor whereby every other perspective is judged and by which they are grounded... "
Having condensed (and somewhat expanded) some recent captured suspended opera footage, Sam Rensiew concoted a bout of phenomenological reduction with some Husserlian paraphrasing on the post View the rigor by cliking on the icon above. [patafilm # 874, 03'23'', 63MB, Quicktime/mov, vimeo]