July 28, 2021

Dionysus can take you places and give you power and freedom if you respect him and work carefully with him and are fortunate. But he will f**k you up without a second thought if you are not careful. Or sometimes even just at random, if you happen to rub him the wrong way. Read more

May 26, 2021

British imperialism shaped how Zionism developed, betrayed the Arabs of Palestine, and is a root cause of the century-long conflict. Read more

May 21, 2021

Our “energy” is an experiential, psycho-socio-emotional phenomenon. It’s not measured in kilowatt-hours or Newton-meters. Read more

May 6, 2021

Thus the Ouija board, with roots in Swedenborgian and Spiritualist philosophies that put a benevolent God in firm charge of the universe with no room for a Devil, regarded for decades as something safe enough for Normal Rockwell and I Love Lucy, became a prime target of America’s Satanic Panic because it was included in a scary movie. Read more

April 29, 2021

It conveniently happened that Walpurga was canonized on May 1 of 870 (or so), when her remains were relocated to church. This provided cover for people to celebrate the old pagan cross-quarter day under pretext of venerating the saint. Read more

April 8, 2021

Had a visitor to the neighborhood on Sunday who seemed worth commemorating in a poem. So: the fox stands under the streetlight and screams his song up at my window it’s 1am Easter morning I’m up late working (the “day job” even though it’s night, nothing creative) but this little redhead sounds his barbaric yawp over the roofs of the suburbs and calls me back to something untranslatable Read more

March 1, 2021

That’s obviously not an Odal rune. It’s a square stage set at 45 degrees, with two walkways to it (for that dynamic motion of two speakers entering at the same time), and three large video screens on risers as a backdrop. Read more

February 23, 2021

Magick is about change. But change is always happening. What sets magick apart is that it is willed change. A magickian makes change happen in the way that they wish — “in conformity with Will,” as Uncle Aleister put it. Read more

February 20, 2021

Rush Limbaugh’s angry, nationalistic faux populism paved the way for Trumpism, and I will not miss or mourn him.But we should be careful not to damage our own hearts and minds by celebrating the suffering of a human being. Any human being. Read more

January 20, 2021

As we are dealing with a plague such as some of my ancestors survived, and the desired outcome is health for the body which carries on their legacy, it seems appropriate to do some ancestor work. Read more

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