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Day: August 4, 2012

The Dialectical Dance of Being

The Dialectical Dance of Being

We individuals are all hardwired a certain way. Some tend toward atheism, some toward a full-blown transcendent deity. All of us view reality according to our particular life experiences. That is a very normal and natural phenomenon. If we were all born the same, this world would be very boring. Religions try to corral their adherents into agreement by asking for an assent to a set of dogmatic assertions usually in the form of a creed. Some of us do…

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Soul’s Maelstrom

Soul’s Maelstrom

In my last article, The Involution of Soul, I introduced a symbol that spontaneously arose in my consciousness. I called it Soul’s Maelstrom, named for a poem by Poe the Crow.  I would like to elaborate on this image a bit further, if I may. In 1992, I saw something that chilled me to the core of Being. I had an imaginal experience of peering into a raging maelstrom, which I took to be the very source of all reality….

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