On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:35:16 -0700, Gary Ingle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Well, I have no opinion concerning the meaning of the word "achu" but if
>you really want to pursue the concept of "furrow and field" it seems
>pretty obvious that "ogham and pillar" refers to "figure and ground" as
>the terms are used in art and in the psychology of visual perception.
>"Furrow and field" fits that pattern nicely.
>The merging of figure and ground seems appropriately cosmic, though I
>rather doubt those writers had the concepts of entropy and the heat
>death of the universe. But they may have known the value of letting a
>field go fallow periodically.
I was thinking the furrowed land vs the open pastures as a totality? Like heaven vs earth