Navigating Chaos, Part 2
In Part I, I examined the problem of navigating chaos at the dawn of a new era in human consciousness by describing two broad and antithetical paradigms at play: The technological path, which aims to relegate the individual to an abstraction embedded in a monoculture, and the spiritual path,...

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Welcome to Wilderland

Welcome to Wilderland

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Adventure has been on my mind, as of late. It seems to me that the narratives that have gripped our collective consciousness, especially in...

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Throw Away Your Map

Throw Away Your Map

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In the last article I introduced the idea that the commonplace, generally accepted and promoted scientific way of apprehending the world as a machine...

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On Curses In Stories

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I’ve been tearing through stories with an almost feverish purpose. Mostly fantasy stories, fairy tales, classic Disney animated films (the good ones, not the dreck that they’ve been putting out lately, the stuff that...
Of Work and Content

Of Work and Content

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I am an idler at heart, a loafer, a layabout. I’m all for the via contemplativa, if by that we mean a life of gentle people-watching and light-reading and hammocks and conversations and such....
Welcome to Wilderland

Welcome to Wilderland

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Adventure has been on my mind, as of late. It seems to me that the narratives that have gripped our collective consciousness, especially in 2020 and in early 2021, have largely been built from...