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This Hero had a Thousand Ideas

Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) This was the man who was inspired by Carl Jung and his archetypes. Our subconscious minds are influencing us strongly enough that we keep wanting to hear the exact same story, … Continue reading

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When Bonnie Met Clyde, a Legend was Reborn

Bonnie Parker (1910-1934) and Clyde Barrow (1909-1934) I must confess to a certain fascination for this couple. Although I have no intention of glamorizing violence, they do seem like Robin Hood and Maid Marian reborn into the 20th century. Their … Continue reading

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When Saint Cyril became Patriarch of Alexandria in 412 AD

St. Cyril of Alexandria (376 – June 27, 444) According to Wikipedia: The Prefect Orestes enjoyed the political backing of Hypatia, an astronomer, philosopher and mathematician who had considerable moral authority in the city of Alexandria, and who had extensive … Continue reading

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Mars Transit Neptune: Accident in a Fog

Kobe Bryant (1978 – 2020) I waited a week before attempting this post. As I’m not a big basketball fan, this accidental death of one of the NBA’s biggest stars didn’t affect me as much as it did others. The … Continue reading

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Self-Sacrifice as the Greatest Love Story

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I am mindful that all of my children (and even some of my grandchildren) have seen this movie before me. So, hopefully, they cannot accuse me of giving away the ending of this 9th … Continue reading

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Kingmaker: the Throne Behind the Power

ꜣst: the Throne (Egyptian alphabet) Isis is represented in the Egyptian alphabet by the image of a throne (see it on top of her head, above). The pronunciation of her name is equivalent to ‘aisé’. This could be where we … Continue reading

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Exactly Who was Isis: Horus’ Mother?

Isis, Wife and Sister of Osiris Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology. She was the sister and wife of Osiris, and they had a son named Horus. As goddess of life and magic, Isis protected women and children, and … Continue reading

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An Eternal Triangle: Birth of Humanity

  We are all descended from the first couple But what if Adam and Eve weren’t the first couple? What if Adam had a help-mate before Eve. Legend calls her Lilith. The symbol for the energy of Lilith in the … Continue reading

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The Actor: Myth and the Hero

  A Thousand Faces For those with a skeptical nature, reincarnation is a hoax of monumental proportions. How, they ask, can a man be born again? Jesus’ answer to Nicodemus, that one needs to be born of the spirit, gives … Continue reading

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Who is King Arthur, Really?

The Once and Future King When T H White captured this legend in print form, the story of King Arthur had been around in written form for nine hundred years. And the oral history may have gone back another six … Continue reading

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