I have been curious about monasteries, cloisters, medieval lives of nuns and monks, and generally the idea of the pious and scholarly individual who joins an isolated community. I have read a few good books on it, including: Magic in the Cloister: Pious Motives, Illicit Interests, and Occult Approaches to the Medieval Universe(Magic in History)by Sophie … Continue reading A Fascination With Monastic Life With an Eye Toward Alternative Futures and Communities
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7izXB7bG8sk Horror Movie Montage to the Tune of 'Somebody's Watching Me' A Great Documentary on Horror Films Over the Years!: 'NIGHTMARES IN RED WHITE AND BLUE' available free in full on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ho1GEGtqf8 Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film is a 2009 American documentary film directed by Andrew Monument, based on … Continue reading Get Into the Season and Watch Some Scary Movies In The Leadup to Samhain – aka HALLOWEEN
I suffer from mental illness, but thanks to Donald Trump proudly leading our nation by the worst parts of his mental instability, I no longer fear being labelled mentally ill. What Trump has done is show that mental illness doesn't make someone a bad person, it is when their mental illness is given dark forces … Continue reading Acknowledging What Trump, by Example, Has Done to Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfd1HaXQdOs "What the hell did they do to you / To make you so scared of falling in love / And feeling you care? I pray, one day out there / You will find a love / That crowns you / And all the fears will come undone" - Scout Niblett, 'What Can I Do?' … Continue reading More of The Right Now More Than Less of The Less Than Stuff We Done Did Before
I fear many of the horizons we are rushing towards in our culture of scientism and technology worship are reductionist and objectionable to a thriving inner life. I see hearts and minds closing, and pathways to actual open-mind living narrowing in many ways. This article discusses some of these issues in the realm of psychology … Continue reading Scientific Reductionism Briefly Considered From A Futurist Perspective – Link to an Article on ‘NeuroPsychology’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGKZJRZ14Gc&t=319s The Haunted Typewriter Weekly Dispatch - 05.24.2020 - A Cyberpunk Vlog from TheHauntedTypewriter.com EPISODE #4 - SUDDEN DEATH IN CAROLINA /// Discussing the film 'Melancholia' (2011) / Tarot Card Queen of Swords / Giant Wave Art Installation in South Korea / "Stay Hydrated" / God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then … Continue reading Weekly Dispatch #4 – 05.24 – 05.31.2020 – ‘SUDDEN DEATH IN CAROLINA’ – discussing the film ‘Melancholia’ (2011)
Reading this nifty book 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' to discuss on my video podcast in conjunction with watching the film 'Melancholia' by Lars Von Trier this week. This book is nuts, one of those books that is just endlessly a joy to indulge in. Written by Robert Burton under the pseudonym 'Democritus Junior' because Democritus … Continue reading 05.23.2020> ‘The Anatomy of Melancholy’