(My last post on the subject, for those who are sick of it---no pun intended). Please forgive the unconventional structure, but its piece-by-piece approach seemed to me the only way to avoid glossing over things that I find passé which may be crucial new information to some. By the end, my conclusion as to what … Continue reading The Metaphysics of COVID19
The inspiring article. As Above, So Below The ancient paradox of lawless ruleGlimmers as a subterranean jewel.Awaits unearthing like its foretellersSleeps uneasy in dire vaults and cellarsAside Nephilim bones, watchers, dwellers. Hell's apocrypha, Lucifer's gospelA set of symbols clamorous, awful.Penned by the idolatrous, idle handOf he who worshiped a mirror, til sandOf a just desert … Continue reading Reply to an Article in Poem Form
What we are looking at is not the boyhood of free thought; it is the old age and ultimate dissolution of free thought. It is vain for bishops and pious bigwigs to discuss what dreadful things will happen if wild skepticism runs its course. It has run its course. It is vain for eloquent atheists … Continue reading Nothing Further Beyond
C.S. Lewis once said "I was with book, as woman is with child," and writing this story has helped me understand his sentiment. While I have certainly experienced an urgency to churn out a final draft before, this project was accompanied by what I can only describe as mortal dread. There was no logical reason … Continue reading First Story of 2021 Now Available!
I. What Matter of Man Is This? Consider Socrates. We know of his existence 2nd and 3rd hand, because he did not write down his own teachings. We can feel confident that he existed, because various independent sources confirmed him even though they disagree in other respects. But we cannot, for example, but sure that … Continue reading The Last-Century Church