Category: Mythology & Symbolism

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Intro Notes on Hermetic Philosophy

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These are notes on an excerpt from The Stellar Man by John Baines. I was recently linked to this book online by someone I follow on twitter – …

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Intro Notes to the Pineal Gland and the Eye of Horus

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Thorough research notes from a number of different sources on the science and context of the pineal gland – one of the most esoteric mysteries of the ages.

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Notes on Howard Roark’s Epic Speech about Heroic Creativity vs Parasitic Behavior

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  This is the speech Howard Roark delivered while on trial for using dynamite to demolish a building he built. It’s worth reading my intro to …

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Notes On the Pathetic Criticism of Howard Roark, and Gail Wynand’s Rebuttal

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A couple of years ago, I read The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. It’s a genius piece of literature, and Howard Roark, the book’s hero, is one of …

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Introductory Notes to Howard Roark, Ayn Rand’s Bold Hero from The Fountainhead

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Howard Roark is the protagonist of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. Roark is one of the most genius, fearless, powerful heroes to emerge in American literature …

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Divine Archetype Development, Part 2: Defining and Accessing the Warrior Within

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Notes from King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette. The Basics of Warriorhood: We live in a time when people are generally uncomfortable …

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Developing the Divine Archetypes, Part 1: Accessing the King Within

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Thoughts and in-depth notes and historical examples regarding the Divine King Archetype, as outlined in the book King, Warrior, Magician, Lover.