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the Western Civilization Genome Project

One of my reading projects right now is to reread the Old Testament. I’ve been wanting to reread it for a couple of reasons: it’s part of the Great Books reading program, and it is also a key text for … Continue reading

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how astrology works, part 9: the Rosetta Stone of meaning

In my last post I introduced Arthur M. Young’s book The Geometry of Meaning, in which he shows how the deep, metaphysical aspect of every situation can be symbolized by numbers and angles—specifically the number 4 and the right angles formed … Continue reading

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how astrology works, part 2

In a recent post I talked about my quest to understand why astrology appears to work. A big step in that direction was my discovery of Carl Jung’s concept of synchronicity, which he called “an acausal connecting principle” that functions … Continue reading

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astrology works—but how?

I’m talking about the Age of Pisces, the 2,200-year astrological age now drawing to a close. In my last post I explained the phenomenon of the precession of the equinoxes, which gives rise to the astrological ages. (I didn’t mention … Continue reading

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the Age of Pisces: what is it?

In W. W. Tarn’s 1927 classic, Hellenistic Civilisation, which I recently reviewed in this blog, one of the things condemned by the author in his inventory of the philosophies and religions of that age (ca. 320 BC to 30 BC) was the … Continue reading

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what’s my genre?

Both practically and theoretically I’m vexed by the question of genre. Practically, because as a writer of fiction I have to be able to categorize my work in order to offer it to readers, viz., to sell it; theoretically, because … Continue reading

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