Death of Imagination

Apr 26, 2017 | | Say something

What is imagination? If I say the word ‘tree’ we will independently form an IMAGE of a tree in our mind. More or less our images will all be the same tree… because we can relate it to a physical tree. And that is what IMAGINATION is… the ability to create images. Contrary to what being […more]

The Ritual of Storytelling

Apr 28, 2016 | | Say something

What is the age-old tradition of storytelling? Is it a legacy of historical events reaching so far back in time that the old traumas and glories live on today as ghosts wandering within the human psyche… finding form through the gifted fingers of artists? Does our DNA contain ancestral memory, and with it the fears […more]

The Great Seduction

Jan 5, 2016 | | Say something

An underlying belief that appears to afflict everyone in some form or another… is in the supernatural law of cause and effect… karma. Whether it is through acts of providence, or the wrath of vengeful gods, or impartial natural laws, etc… man looks to better his future by acting ‘correctly’ in the present. Even the rational man, who might not accept any of these, will still believe in his theory […more]

One Begets Two

Dec 12, 2015 | | Say something

The basis of numerology is that numbers have specific characteristics that can be examined both objectively (by their mathematical qualities) and subjectively (by their impressions on the psyche). They are archetypes of sorts. The number 1 indicates an all-encompassing completeness… like we can say the universe is ‘one’, as there is nothing beyond it. Similarly […more]

The Idea of Truth

Dec 9, 2015 | | Say something

The physical world – clouds, mountains, humans – is wiggly. When you try to pick up a fish with your bare hands, it wiggles and slips out. What do you do? You use a net. And the net is the basic thing we have for getting hold of the wiggly world. And then somehow we […more]