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Shadow of the Rose: The War on Love | Video & Article

For video presentation, please scroll to the bottom. — Charles Upon and Jennifer Doane Upton are a married American couple who together wrote a book called Shadow of the Rose: The Esoterism of the Romantic Tradition. In it they discuss the roots of medieval romantic chivalry, and how ideas about love–and love’s mingling with social custom and law–developed in the West. Here I’llĀ  reflect on … Continue reading Shadow of the Rose: The War on Love | Video & Article

Thrice Born- Beyond Self Becoming | Video & Article

For my video presentations (not readings of this article) please scroll to the bottom. — I recently watched Survive the Jive’s YouTube video about the Norse god, Odin (also known as Wotan, Woden, Wotanaz in other Northern European cultures). As per usual with Tom of Survive the Jive, the video inspired some thoughts. I will first focus on the threefold aspects of Odin that Tom … Continue reading Thrice Born- Beyond Self Becoming | Video & Article