Friday, April 04, 2014
Citations for omphaloskepsis
There is a word for that, Greek, of course, which has come into English: omphaloskepsis, or meditating while staring at one's navel. Marvelous, isn't it. I love words.
...as a mere illusion, who run away from it and devote their time and energy to occupations which Mr. Cardan sums up and symbolises in the word omphaloskepsis.
Origin of omphaloskepsis
Omphaloskepsis comes from the Greek roots omphalos which means "navel" and sképsis which means "act of looking."