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Educate for Conformity or Educate for Innovation?

David McCullough’s book The Wright Brothers is a captivating look at Orville and Wilbur Wright. The brothers were considered peculiar, aloof, single-minded,  solemn, and obsessively drawn to their own pursuits. 980 more words


Intimations of San Francisco

What is this vast industrial presence sprawling out before me.  A presence I can only describe as emptiness. Mountain ridges gallop from your chasm. Are we all to be swallowed up by your dream. 86 more words


Inside Inside Out, a review of sorts

In a culture that imagines a sharp mind-body split, it isn’t surprising to see images of a smart inner being controlling our physical “machinery.” Inside Out… 409 more words



While watching the stars of your horoscope can happen a couple of things inside you, the first is to feel lost in front of a complicated design of which you can not understand the meaning; the second is to control it, imagining that it functions in a certain way, giving the rules to something that has no scientific rules. 363 more words


Anima Rising

“I’ve got a head full of quandary
And a mighty, mighty thirst” Joni Mitchell

“We think we can congratulate ourselves on having already reached such a pinnacle of clarity, imagining that we have left all these phantasmal gods far behind.

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James Hillman

My Philosophy of Astrology

For quite a while I’ve been thinking about how I view astrology – my personal philosophy concerning astrology and how it works.  That it works has been proven to me over and over again in the charts I’ve read for many people.  735 more words


Whitehead and Archetypal Cosmology: Presentation at the "Seizing An Alternative" Conference

The paper from which this presentation was given, also entitled “Whitehead and Archetypal Cosmology,” is available here.