Monthly Archives: July 2010

Another Nail in Meat-Eating’s Coffin

More and more research suggests that eating animal flesh has a direct link to aging. Last month, as reported by AOL News a new study released shows that calories aside, meat consumption causes greater weight gain than vegetarian diets. Both … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmology, Food/Eating, Philosophy

Ben Folds vs. Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell said he had “neither philosophy nor ideology.” Ben Folds said “Go ahead, you can laugh all you want, I got my philosophy” What can I say? I agree with both of them. It’s the classic 21st Century Conundrum: … Continue reading

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Praying with Lior, Part 2

I watched the second half of the film Praying with Lior (see Part 1 for a synopsis). Now (spoiler), Lior celebrates his Bar-Mitzvah and successfully becomes a man. The Bar-Mitzvah itself is portrayed in a montage fashion, answering the question … Continue reading

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Praying with Ignorance?

I started watching the documentary film Praying with Lior earlier today. Lior is a Down Syndrome child born into a devout reform Jewish family. The film centers around Lior’s preparations for his Bar-Mitzvah on his thirteenth birthday. So far, I … Continue reading

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Psychology with Mascots

So I am a Pisces, which of course means only that when I was born, the constellation of Pisces appeared behind the sun. I approach astrology from a Holstic/Mythological/Jungian perspective. The purpose of astrology is the codification of cultural mythology … Continue reading

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A Pisces Takes the Plunge

As a skitterish Pisces, I can be hesitant about fully committing to anything. So here I am, jumping full-on polar-bear style into the blogosphere. Splash! From This blog will center on that undefinable singularity where philosophy, science and music … Continue reading

Posted in Artwork, Astrology, Astronomy, Cosmology, Learning, Movies, Music, Mythology, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Science-Fiction, Tarot