Tag Archives: folklore and myth

World Day of Peace, 2019

For two dozen centuries, at least, a few folks have said that peace is a good idea. Many others have agreed. Making peace a practical reality has remained an elusive goal. But I think we’re closer to it than when … Continue reading

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Spiritualism, Attitudes

I’ve read that spiritualism and spiritism started in the 18th or 19th centuries. Folks who take one or both seriously seem to think spiritism isn’t spiritualism. How the ‘isms’ are different depends on who’s talking. Some say spiritualism is a … Continue reading

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Gnosticism

Some folks act as if they think physical reality is bad and having a body is icky. The notion’s ‘Biblical,’ sort of. Galatians 5:19 through 21 call bad ideas like licentiousness, hatreds and idolatry “works of the flesh.” With a … Continue reading

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Writing, a Raven and Pallas

Once upon an evening dreary, while I pondered, fogged and bleary, Over many a disconnected fragment of erratic text, While I dithered, nearly dozing, suddenly I started thinking: I should be sleeping! Sleeping more and brooding less might have done … Continue reading

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