Tag Archives: illusion

Paranoia: Fairy Tales in the Modern Age

“I Understand the Concept of Politics, Now” Maybe I’m being cynical; maybe I’m being paranoid. Last Wednesday’s debacle in Washington, D.C. has made me take a serious look at the state of mind of a country at war with itself. … Continue reading

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Could Some Royals have Reincarnated as My Extended Family?

The Tudor Family Tree As anyone who knows me can attest, when I start to do research, I do it thoroughly, and, if I’m honest, personally. Such is the case with the Tudor Dynasty from the late 15th to the … Continue reading

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Is Keanu Reeves Still the One?

The Matrix (4) It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than two decades since we were introduced to Thomas Anderson (Neo). The first Matrix film broke through our self-imposed blindness to the truth that the world as we know … Continue reading

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Let My People Go!

The Ten Plagues of Egypt OK. I don’t want to seem alarmist, but a news item about a swarm of locusts in East Africa has perked up my interest. When you add the Australia wildfires to the mix, it would … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Richard Bach

  When I began to do research for this piece, I quickly realized that Jonathan Livingston Seagull had been reviewed to death. My fallback position (Plan B) was to discuss some of Richard Bach’s sayings. Even that has been overdone. … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

(Another letter from my mother…) Dear Chris, (April 12 1989) Your postcard from the copper mine with its wry comments made me smile — I know just what you mean. You’ve been on my mind of late, so I bought … Continue reading

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Uri Geller: Master of Deception?

Let’s face it, Uri Geller is an enigma. What do we really know about him, other than what he wants us to know? Nothing. There’s been a lot of speculation: let’s use the power of Astrology to review his life … Continue reading

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