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The Pull of the Daimon

Do you ever feel driven by a force that you sense is outside of your conscious will? Perhaps this energy is directed in a productive way toward a creative passion or vocation, or perhaps has darker or destructive manifestations that veer into the realm of obsession or addiction? 824 more words

James Hillman

The battle for art - part five: the bourgeois art gallery, capital's House of the Lord

Symbols for the two great approaches to God the Self:

  • floors of lacquered woodgrain – the pathway of contemplative (Romantic) spiritual activity
  • walls of pure white – the surrounds of contemplative spiritual stillness…
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Capitalist Ideology

The letter of Lord Chandos

Hugo von Hofmannsthal

The Letter of Lord Chandos

This is the letter Philip, Lord Chandos, younger son of the Earl of Bath, wrote to Francis Bacon, later Baron Verulam, Viscount St. 1,210 more words

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New Book: All from One. A Guide to Proclus

All From One: A Guide to Proclus, edited by Marije Martijn and Pieter D’Hoine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

The following description is from Oxford’s website – see… 228 more words

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Day Twenty-One of An Advent Calendar: The Goodness of Matter, and the Incarnation

Saturday, December 17, 2016     Saturday after the Third Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 10.20–27
Jude 17–25
Luke 3.1–9
The text of the readings follows after the comments… 1,327 more words

Deliverance & Healing With Jesus Christ

This week has been absolutely C-R-A-Z-Y.

I tell you all why, because the first half of it, my panic attacks were returning at full strength, and I was feeling so sick spiritually. 779 more words

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New Book: Formen und Nebenformen des Platonismus in der Spätantike

I am particularly excited to have just heard of the publication of the first volume arising from the project, “The Dark Side of Antiquity” (which has appeared in this space before – see… 130 more words

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