Essays

Writer’s Dilemma

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Being a writer is a sort of curse, a sort of cosmic joke in the eyes of the Creator. He must have a sense of humor. He must… I have a friend, very senior marketing and branding guy, who’s first question to me about my writing – and…

The Postmodern Condition: Is it Fatal?

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What we attempted to do with Theology Reconsidered, at least one of things we attempted to do, was to establish the intellectual framework, the rational grounds you might say, that underpins states of consciousness that broadly fall under the…

What really matters anyway? And Happy New Year.

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Our belief in the fundamental reality of the material world - what we can see, hear, taste and touch - is so strong that it utterly dominates not just our psychological landscape but our intellectual one as well. In the halls of science, there…

Multi-Dimensional Reality

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Dimensions exist all around us. Not just in the animal and plant kingdom but even in the human kingdom - the world or war-torn Syria is an altogether different reality than Wall Street finance in NYC is it not? The notion of beings that…

Turing Machines and Computing

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Another excerpt from Homo Mysticus, from toward the end of the work where the argument is made that man is a (bio-chemical) machine of sorts (ex machina, the subtitle of the work). The set of coincidences that we will go through in the…

TikTok, Dolores Cannon and Hypnosis

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About a month or two ago I cam across the work of Dolores Cannon. I saw videos of her speaking about her work TikTok, my new favorite (anonymous) social media application where all the strange and wonderful beasts of myth and fantasy seem to…

Pythagoras and Fu Xi: Brothers from another Mother

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Some of the concluding portions of Homo Mysticus that tie together deep metaphysical concepts from Pythagorean philosophy (as embedded in the tetractys) and the I Ching (Yi Jing), the Classic of Changes, from deep Chinese antiquity. As…

Ancient History II: Atlantis and the Ages of Man

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The linear progression narrative of the history of man evolving from a primitive humanoid ape-like beast progressing up to modern homo sapiens through natural selective pressures alone (leaving aside the origins of DNA to begin with) should…

Ancient History 101

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If we do not know our history are we not doomed to repeat it? Are were not here to learn anything at all? What if our shared, human history was kept from us? To divide us? So that we would not know just how truly wonderful and powerful we were? We…

The Eight, The Four, the Three and the Two

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We’ll walk through Buddha’s teachings here for a moment but before we get to Buddha’s awakening we must look at how the Buddha arrived at the Bodhi tree to begin with. He was the son of a prince, and when he was born his father was told…