Under Ben Bulben by W.B. Yeats

I know I said I would get back to my spiritual rantings after some Whitman songs, yet the poetic interlude continues. Before I get back to my rogue wisdom, you have to swear you're ready to listen. Maybe you'll listen to somebody with some real clout, some real authority, such as Nobel prize winning poet… Continue reading Under Ben Bulben by W.B. Yeats

Episode 9.3 – The Expectancy of Faith by Soren Kierkegaard – Part 2

Special guest Soren Kierkegaard continues reading "The Expectancy of Faith," an upbuilding discourse exploring the meaning of religious faith, the central subject of Kierkegaard's authorship. The text is from 1843, the very beginning of Kierkegaard's published works, a good starting point to encounter his thinking about faith. This starting point will lay the groundwork to… Continue reading Episode 9.3 – The Expectancy of Faith by Soren Kierkegaard – Part 2

Episode 9 – The Expectancy of Faith by Soren Kierkegaard – Part 1

Have you ever wanted to read the 19th century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, because of his reputation and respect among other philosophers? Wittgenstein, to quote one off the top of my head, called Kierkegaard "the most profound philosopher of the 19th century," and Heidegger claimed that Kierkegaard's religious speeches were as philosophically significant as his… Continue reading Episode 9 – The Expectancy of Faith by Soren Kierkegaard – Part 1

Episode 7.5 – Theodic Swings Part 2

This is the second half of the episode which begins, "People often wonder. . ." "When you live life in the Spirit, everything you do is reflected in heaven, and in this way you can attain to a consciousness of the eternal. The eternal is an essentially negative force, and because of that sacrifice happens… Continue reading Episode 7.5 – Theodic Swings Part 2

Episode 7 – Theodic Swings

"People often wonder. . ." Hello friends and lovers of goodness, Here is the next long-form episode of The Anarcho-spiritual Broadcast. The episode is actually split in two, divided by a central imaginative scenario. If you end up listening to one of the two episodes, thank you so much for listening. If you end up… Continue reading Episode 7 – Theodic Swings

Let me explain the physical temple for a second

The purpose of a sanctuary for the god is to make room for the most abstract of principles. This is how new levels of consciousness are fixed: in chambers of higher thought - open areas such as the excitation space of grey matter - you enclose passages in which to activate presence through symbolic gesture.… Continue reading Let me explain the physical temple for a second

What the Druids Knew – Part 3

The Druids knew that the difference between following your best desires and being a slave to your passions is about more than the particular desire or specific passion in question. For many desires it's obvious - you realize it's a dangerous passion or harmful desire because part of you is unsure about it, you are… Continue reading What the Druids Knew – Part 3

Episode 4 – God Is Pure Openness

God is pure openness, the essence of unlimited infinities. And there is a reason that God does not reveal itself directly: because an individual human being would be led to madness if they understood the fullness of God in a single moment, not to mention beholding the face of the Godhead without a divine intermediary.… Continue reading Episode 4 – God Is Pure Openness