The Mycelial Mind In his seminal book, Mycelium Running, legendary mycologist Paul Stamets christens Part I, ‘The Mycelial Mind.’ Confronting every assumption we’ve ever made about life’s third kingdom, he begins Chapter […]
An Introduction to Stoicism: The Philosophy of Grit
LIFE is suffering. If there’s one thing philosophers agree on, it’s that. Whether you’re shivering cold, racked with grief, or dealing with a terrible disease, no one can control the situation they’re […]
From Time Immemorial, Humanity’s Celebration of the Summer Solstice
The Summer Solstice, which is also commonly known as Midsummer, takes place when one of the Earth’s poles reaches maximum tilt towards the Sun. In the Northern hemisphere, this occurs when the […]
Enrico Fermi – The Architect of the Nuclear Age
Referred to as the “architect of the nuclear age,” Enrico Fermi was a nuclear physicist, a Nobel Prize winner, and a Freemason. Throughout his prolific career, he made substantial contributions to the fields of Quantum Theory, Statistical Mechanics, and Nuclear and Particle Physics. Fermi excelled at both experimental and theoretical work – a distinction accomplished by few physicists.
The Labyrinth at Chartres: Why Are Sacred Places Important?
Can a labyrinth really be a tool for enlightenment? Are sacred places important?
Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry: Part II
This is Part II of a two part series on Dharma, Duty, and Freemasonry. Readers can view the first installment here: Part I. “Hindu Dharma is like a boundless ocean teeming with […]
The Elohim – Part I, The Sons of God
The term “Elohim” has been alternately identified as a name of God, angels, demons, or other types of supernatural beings. It has been associated with The Shining Ones, the Anunnaki, Nephilim, and […]
The Illusion That Is Caste
The word “caste” comes from the Portuguese word casta, meaning “race, lineage, tribe or breed.” It originally comes from the Latin word castus meaning pure. The Spanish and Portuguese used the word differently […]
St. John the Evangelist, Involution, and Freemasonry
There’s been much written about the patron saint of Freemasonry, Saint John the Baptist. His feast day, celebrated by Freemasons over the world, is in June – the time of greatest light […]
Dogma, Change, and Freemasonry
When the Norse arrived in Greenland, in the mid 10th Century, they found a land that was experiencing a global warming trend with green fields, retreating ice floes, and oceans teaming with […]