Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams first came to my attention back in 2001 with the success of Alias. The Metaphysical Journey of Sydney Bristow caught my imagination, and so it was only natural that I was curious about her creator. About … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Shaw

  Zen and the Art of Shaw            There are several philosophies that run throughout  Buoyant Billions, but the two conflicting philosophies of existentialism and creative evolution create a unique tension in the play.  Shaw’s attempt to reconcile … Continue reading

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Timequake

April 1, 2008 Timequake “A quake in time/Makes you go back past nine/one becomes unstuck/Free to repeat each fuck-up!”  A limerick of sorts dedicated to Kurt Vonnegut.  I picked up Slaughter-House 5 due to the reference on Lost.  While I … Continue reading

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Theosophy

May 27, 2008 Theosophy means “God Wisdom.”  It is a New Age movement attributed to the late great Madame Blavatsky. God is said to be revealed through mystical insight, in other words, Gnosticism.  Much of the occult is really offshoots … Continue reading

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