Misc

Nature Loves to Hide: An Interview with Paul S. McDonald

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.

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Why Dismissing Philosophy Threatens the Integrity of Science

It has become sadly common for science popularizers to dismiss philosophy as an empty, altogether useless discipline consisting of circular abstractions. Even scientist Stephen Hawking went as far as to declare philosophy dead. I believe this public dismissal of philosophy, rather than reaffirm science, brings harm to its integrity.

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The Witch Tree

For other children, witches came from haunted houses or dark castles in faraway lands. My witch was a neighbor in a dark patch of woods.

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Riding the Blurry Borders

On a dark stretch of road outside of Chicago, in a town called Justice, Resurrection Mary introduced me to the ambiance of the phantom hitch-hiker.

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Why animals eat psychoactive plants

The act of seeking out different types of intoxication is not only widespread in humans; animals also naturally imbibe various psychoactive plants. That begs the question – why do living species attempt to alter their consciousness?

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The Sun: The Night Sky Part 2

A Christic energy, formed by love in the way that matter was formed by heat, permeates and percolates through the multiverse, manifesting in individual systems but actually everywhere: in galaxies, rocks, birds, puddles; in Alexander the Great, Aristotle, Jay-Z, and Kim Jong Un.

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