Tag Archives: Mysticism

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power November 2018 This She-Ra is less edgy than the original perhaps, but more modern. She-Ra represents modern Feminism and it is interesting to note the sometime subtle differences crept up in the 32 or … Continue reading

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Quantum Thief

September 20, 2011 Dilemma Prison In the science-fiction novel The Quantum Thief the main character Jean Le Flambeur is stuck in the Dilemma Prison. His punishment is playing out endless variations of situations with countless copies of himself. This week … Continue reading

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His Fearful Symmetry: Red John and Blake

is Fearful Symmetry: Red John and William Blake “Tyger, Tyger burning bright, In the forest of the night, What immortal hand or eye, could fame thy fearful symmetry,” wrote William Blake.  When he wrote the poem he used simple language … Continue reading

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The God Gene

The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into our Genes The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into our Genes by Dean Hamer came out in 2004.  The God gene hypothesis is based on a combination of behavioral genetic, neurobiological … Continue reading

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Touched With Fire

February 20, 2006 Touched With Fire Touched With Fire” by Kaye Jamison Redfield explores the connection between Bipolar Disorder and the Artistic Temperament.  Many authors and artist suffer from what Patty Duke calls A Brilliant Madness.  There does seem to … Continue reading

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