A subject that seems to rarely be discussed in counter-cultural circles, and yet is all-pervasive, is how to deal with the fragmented frustrations involved in daily life.
You do what you can to relieve
somebody's suffering with food, or shelter, or
whatever you can do. But there is
another level in which you know
suffering is Grace. They
are not asking for Grace that way.
And you can't lay a trip. You can't say it's good for you, suffer. That's the beginning of dealing with
In this interview for Reality Sandwich Prof. McDonald reflects on the differences between the concepts of daimons and.demons, including how and why demons replaced daimons in the popular imagination, the importance of Jung to historians of alchemy, prehistoric stone circles, Hegel as a Hermeticist, Stephanos of Alexandria, and much more.