Check out part one here. Know Thyself. I’m sure we’ve all heard this term at some point in our mundane lives.  It’s one of those little tidbits that have withstood the test of time, and for good reason.  Originally inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, this Ancient Greek aphorism […]

Know Thyself: The Curated Garden Part 2

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“If you sincerely desire a truly well-rounded education, you must study the extremists, the obscure and “nutty.” You need the balance! Your poor brain is already being impregnated with middle-of-the-road crap, twenty-four hours a day, no matter what. Network TV, newspapers, radio, magazines at the supermarket… even if you never […]

High Weirdness Part 1: The Roots of the Absurd

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I was at a local coffee shop the other night, outside on the deck.  It was pretty packed, so we were close enough to be in hearing distance to the group of guys sitting at the next table over.  It was a conversation that was at that certain volume that […]

Social Media and the Magick of Dispersion

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I’m always coming across arguments discussions on the internet about which of the ancient pantheon of gods is the ‘most authentic’ or which ones are nothing but the syncretic equivalent of reality TV, empty of any sort of substance.  It always kind of bothers me that, for one, those with […]

There Is No Truth: Direct Experience and Dogma