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 6.3 – Two Minute Spirit Bits

-A lot of people read my writing for a second and must assume either that I take myself too seriously, or that I am a fool. To the first charge I must say that this is not the case - I do take my subject matter very seriously however, yes, I do take that very… Continue reading Episode 6.3 – Two Minute Spirit Bits

Creativity is forwards, love is backwards

Time runs; but it does not only run forward. Time is a product of human subjectivity, and part of what it means to be a subject is that we relive moments of time. More, who we are is a matter of time running backward. The forward of time is the unknown, time itself, inhuman and… Continue reading Creativity is forwards, love is backwards

Building an atmosphere

A religious ceremony may seem like superstitious non-sense, even to "true believers" of a certain type. Yet it is the farthest thing from non-sense: a ceremony sets the intention of the participants, and that is a very real and powerful force. Manifesting abstract intentions: that is how you bring order into being. Now, what exactly… Continue reading Building an atmosphere