Editorial Note: This is a speech I gave a few years ago at TheosoFEST, an annual esoteric festival held on the grounds of the North American headquarters of the Theosophical Society in Wheaton, Illinois. 5,006 more words
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After PIKE at the University of Vermont had raised the most money for Seth Rogen’s charity for the fourth year in a row, Rogen told them that he would officially join them as as a brother in their chapter, and their fraternity nationwide. 280 more words
“Violence,” says Rene Girard, “is the heart and secret soul of the sacred.” This is perhaps a shocking statement, and one that flies in the face of the modern tendency to sugar coat certain religions, and to equate spirituality with peace, quiet, and love of humanity. 1,527 more words
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The menace of cultism is a major challenge confronting most tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Many promising Nigerian students have been cut down in their prime as a result of cult-related activities.
HBO’s first season of Westworld is coded with some of the most eloquent and subversive writing of modern times. While most of the show’s fans were focused on the layered narrative and identity mysteries, there was one deeply hidden and very subversive themes that went unnoticed. 164 more words