Monthly Archives: March 2013

An Astrological Appreciation of Scorpio, as Conceived by a Cancerian

Scorpio is the venomous thrust which wounds the viscera in order to offer them its softest caress. Advertisements

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On Beauty II

Contemplation of beauty: the rational soul’s admiration for the embodiment of God and man.

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On Beauty

All bodies are desirable so long as the soul is.

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On Vainglory

He apportions us praise not to please our vanity, but that we might know that we are loved.

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On Constantine’s Dream

A Heideggerian and materialist meditation on the fall from φύσις into τέχνη, mythologized in terms of the self-recrimination that troubles sleep of the Christian West, in which the arc of Western civilization is intimated as a felix culpa swapping Edenic … Continue reading

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Constantine’s Dream (Patti Smith)

In Arezzo I dreamed a dream Of Saint Francis who kneeled and prayed For the birds and the beasts and all humankind. All through the night I felt drawn in by him And I heard him call Like a distant … Continue reading

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Societas III

Cain became the first theologian when he asked the Lord “Am I my brother’s keeper?”

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