What Animates The Matrix? The Frankenstein's Monster of AI

“In the beginning there was man. And for a time it was good…Then man made the machine in his own likeness. Thus did man become the architect of his own demise…But for a time it was good.”  —The Second Renaissance, from The Animatrix In two previous pieces I've…

Incandescence: The White Heat of Awakening

This piece is the next in a series looking at various forms of evolving notions of spiritual awakening. Earlier pieces explored the origins of the teaching of the self as curved-in-on-itself in St. Augustine, as well as how practices of somatic regulation could be used to bring coherence to this…

Immanence Vs. Transcendence: Two Spiritual Paths

In a previous piece I explored the topic of how to bring somatic regulation practices, that is trauma healing practices, to the art of spiritual realization, specifically the mysterious activity known as the self-contraction. For more on the historical roots of the recognition of the self as the activity of…

The Great (P)Reset: Intentional Exploitation, Piggybacking, and The Fourth Industrial Revolution

“We’re in the endgame now.” —Dr. Strange   In a previous piece, looking at new data emerging questioning dominant models of human origins, I explored the work of Thomas Kuhn on paradigm change in the realm of scientific disciplines. Kuhn called them revolutions in science. According to Kuhn there are…

Esoterica, The Occult, and Secret Societies: A Venn Diagram Approach

With all the recent public revelations, disinformation campaigns, and high weirdness of the past few years the topics of the esoteric, the occult, and secret societies (aka “The Illuminati”) are very much en vogue at the moment. There’s a lot of heated rhetoric on all sides concerning these issues.…

Lucifer Was The Original Spiritual Bypasser

In a previous piece I explored the archetypes of Lucifer and Satan and their depiction through contemporary film, looking especially at the possibilities of potential cultural programming and hidden messaging via those “left-hand” (literally sinister) archetypes. In this piece I want to explore a related thread but from a slightly…

High Strange Human History

In my previous piece I looked at Thomas Kuhn’s paradigm shift theory and how I see it playing out in the contemporary fights over new understandings of human history. That piece included a look at debates over funding, politics, worldview clashes, and the like all come into play as…

The Technology of New Thought

“A Supreme Power and Wisdom governs the Universe. The Supreme Mind is measureless and pervades endless space. The Supreme Wisdom, Power, and Intelligence is in everything that exists from the atom to the planet. The Supreme Power and Wisdom is more than in everything. The Supreme Mind is everything. The…

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