tulpa


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tulpa

(ˈtʊlpə)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a being or object that is created in the imagination by visualization techniques such as in Tibetan mysticism
[from Tibetan]
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Rosner, after studying YouTube tutorials, added visual effects (such as tentacles) to TribeTwelve, initially set in Florida.C Tulpa Effect, a web series initially set in Oakland, California, took a more psychological approach.
A tulpa could be described as an imaginary friend that has its own thoughts and emotions, and that you can interact with.
In the short story, the teenagers create The Bye Bye Man as a sort of folkloric tulpa, whereby the teenagers believed it into existence.
Por medio de ella se convierte en miembro de la sociedad, semejante a la tulpa, entendida como un lugar inicial de encuentro donde se da fuerza al acompanamiento de los abuelos en relacion a la trasmision de costumbres, usos y practicas que envuelven la tradicion oral mediante cuentos, mitos y relatos acogidos por las nuevas generaciones; las cuales interiorizan, reproduciendo el orden social en el curso mismo de su accion, como se denota, poniendo a la socializacion como una herramienta que 'formatea' a los individuos de modo que se conduzcan--sin que a menudo ellos mismos lo sepan--conforme a las necesidades del sistema (Lockwood, 1964).
Of course, the immediate recognition these three movies received on a national and international level--La grande bellezza becoming one of the most awarded Italian films in history, winning an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and a David di Donatello among many other prizes; Sacro GRA winning the Golden Lion at Venice 14 years after the last prize for an Italian movie; Tulpa being acclaimed by Italian and international specialized press as the 'rebirth' of Italian cinema di genere--raises significant questions about Rome-related imaginary, the self-perception of Italian cinema and its impact abroad, and most of all about the long-lasting influence of Fellini, Pasolini, and Italian Neorealism (and, to some extent, of Argento's cinema) in aesthetic, political, and critical terms.