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The Great Goddess

  Matriarchy, as opposed to patriarchy, was first recognized around 1850 with the publication of The League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquios by Lewis H. Morgan.  This documented a matriarchical kinship system among the American Indians.  A decade later Jakob … Continue reading

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Tibet – The Potala

The Potala, the great palace of the Dalai Lama, one of the architectural wonders of the world, seems to grow out of the hill where it is built.  To get inside the Potala you need a Tibetan guide who will … Continue reading

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The William Gay archive

William Gay was a friend.  After his death I ended up with his papers and have been, with the help of several friends, editing them for publication.  These include his great masterpiece Lost Country along with a novella titled Little … Continue reading

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William Gay’s Poetics

He drove the dark highways with the radio tuned to a country music station, he felt himself drowning, inured in woes in a most phantasmagoric landscape of lost love and betrayal until these folk became real to him, he one … Continue reading

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Therianthropes

Therianthropes are composite human and animals figures.  Only a very few have been found, there are five noted in the literature, and they are very famous and widely reported.  All of them have been found in deep hidden recesses.  Two  … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

  Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacularly beautiful sites on earth, it is an ancient Inca ceremonial center perched on top of a narrow ridge surrounded by snow capped mountain peaks.  We were fortunate enough to get Ruben … Continue reading

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The Price of Beauty

“The price of beauty is potential disaster..”  Donald Kuspit   there is something strange about beauty something so transcendental it creates a breach in normal perception an opening into a beguiling unknown that rises up out of the mundane so … Continue reading

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Thunderstones

In Europe up until the late seventeenth century when ancient stone artifacts such as flint points and hand axes were found in the fields they were called thunderstones and it was assumed that they were produced by lightning.  There were … Continue reading

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The Birth of Art

Homo sapiens appeared in Europe having traveled out of Africa, migrating gradually through the Middle East up into Turkey and from there west into Europe where they arrived sometime before 40,000 BP.  Once they reached the river valleys of southern … Continue reading

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Pristine Awareness

the exaltation of here and now resolves releases and fulfills experience into the unconditioned consummation of concentrated absorption without recourse to habits prejudices or old opinions this subtle method invites the unequivocal congruence of good and bad right and wrong … Continue reading

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