Did our obsession with apocalypses, and in particular a zombie apocalypse, mirror the resurfacing of fascism in America, or did it summon it? After all, ‘Will’ can change reality, and Will is Desire…Continue
Carl Jung thought that all polarities were actually quadralities so I took Nietzsche's Apollonian/Dionysian scale, and added a vertical axis for the area of concern (individual, community, universal)…Continue
Yes, I know I'm a terrible person since the Darwin awards make me giggle. However, this incident has two points of interest. One is that no amount of security can keep a person willing to give up…Continue
Most traditions see the human soul as a compound of three or more parts. Below is a chart I've put together of several traditions names for the different parts in a way that shows their…Continue
Medb St. Jerome has not received any gifts yet
Like a lot of people, I’ve struggling on and off with depression since the election, but this week I reconnected with my dark side and I feel better. That’s the side of my personality that giggles in the middle of horror movies. Loves to read Darwin Awards, and researches (in books) what human tastes like. Nine out of Ten cannibals agree — it’s pork not chicken so the bakers for the Sweeny Todd pre-show dinner are using the wrong meat. This dark half, maybe more than half, makes jokes about…Continue
The bit of dialog below is the closest anyone has ever come to describing my view of fate or wyrd, and it has the additional advantage of being funny.
Londo: "Vir, do you believe in fate?"
Vir: "Well, actually, I believe there are currents in the Universe. Eddies and tides that…
I have a long history of writing comments on forums, but I’ve never really done a blog before. So, I thought I’d start simple, and just do reading list blog.
I’m not reading a lot of fiction right now. I have a used copy of Brian Lumley’s “The Clock of Dreams,” a part of his Lovecraft circle stories, that I’m reading in the spaces in between my non-fiction. I have a mild obsession with the Lovecraft circle authors, and in particular their older stories — the ones hard to…Continue