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One Life

Okay, I’m on a mission. The missus is in the kitchen cooking the tea, and I’ve set myself the challenge of writing a blog post by the time it’s ready. 481 more words

Religion

Review: Ravan and Eddie by Kiran Nagarkar

A few weeks ago, while reviewing my year in books, I was horrified to see that I’d read next to no Indian fiction or non-fiction. Granted, I’m primarily a reader of fantasy fiction (and historical romances), neither of which genres seems to have a lot of active, current Indian writers*. 1,345 more words

Books

On the Origin of Morphic Resonance

Or The Preservation of Favoured Hypotheses

Have you ever wondered how Rupert Sheldrake came up with the idea of morphic resonance? No, I haven’t really either, but I happened across this… 3,072 more words

Philosophy

Hypocrisy

*readers note*- this is what I see common in Afghan American households between sons and daughters and its a little long sorry!

Like most Afghan Americans I was born and raised in America with American standards embedded in my head among with my culture background. 794 more words

Dàir na Coille: New Souls Coming In The Darkness

Dàir na Coille: New Souls Coming In The Darkness
By Brian Walsh (orriginally published in “The Hearth” emagazine, 2005)

We are deep in the season of darkness now.  1,463 more words

Celtic Religion

The Celtic Hearth: the Heart of the Household

The Celtic Hearth: the Heart of the Household
By Brian Walsh (originally published in “The Hearth” emagazine 2005)

Traditionally, Samhain is not only the Celtic New Year and feast of the ancestors, it is also the beginning of winter and the end of the outdoor activities of summer. 3,347 more words

Celtic Religion

The Ascension

And when the sorrows of this world pulled me into the ground, it was Your love that gave me the power and the will to ascend. 30 more words

Aesthetic Sense