Photo by V. Ulea
– is a journal of cyber meetings and conversations,
which first appeared in 1995 as a result of our
conversations with my former teacher and friend, a prominent
late professor in
Aron Katsenelinboigen. For those who are not familiar with
his works I can say that his
Predispositioning theory has
captured the minds of innovatively thinking scientists and
scholars with whom Aron consulted, discussed, and developed
his research. I believe that his concept is the concept of
The word “Gostinaya”
has several translations into English, among them: salon,
sitting-room, reception-room, drawing-room…
All these meanings are credible, but
I can’t choose one for you. This would be your task. So, feel
free to choose the one which suits you better and enter any
circle of our discussion room either as a discussant or a guest
(Gost-inaia has the same basic stem as “guest” and the meaning
is also the same).
As you can see, everyone is given his own
space in Gostinaya where he or she can express
his ideas and thoughts in prose, poetry, reviews and the like.
The conversations in
are structured around one theme that we discuss all-year long
and then change the topic to a new one. That means that
appears online annually with your kind help.
Though God had something to say,
wasn't really eloquent.
pronounced one phrase a day
was silent the whole weekend.
V. Ulea (from About Angels...)
Drawing by Irene Frenkel
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