Category: ETYMOLOGY

The origins and classification of things

Mercury in Retrograde Again? (September 2014)

Hey folks, Just a quick update. Today has been full of a lot of energies and dense energy clearing (inadvertently?). I postponed a good job interview (2nd, in-person) to help family members deal with a strange crisis involving extreme betrayal. Now the energy is so heavy and dense that I feel depressing and sadness that […]

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Miniseries Review: The Men Who Built America (History Channel)

Summary: If you are looking for a good historical docudrama about vision, grit, determination, and an abundance of moral dillemmas, greater-good scenarios, and hard choices, you might enjoy The Men Who Built America.  It focuses mainly on the enormous and world-changing contributions of 4 entrepreneurs: Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan, and […]

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Happy Lupercalia (Res Obscura) or How A Pagan Celebration of the Wolf Turned Into Valentine’s Day

Excerpt: Many of us in the western world celebrated (or lamented) Valentine’s Day yesterday, that annual rite of socially-determined romance. You may have heard about this holiday’s surprising connections to the ancient Roman holiday of Lupercalia. Yet how many know the details of how V Day began as a Bronze Age rite celebrating the primordial […]

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The Social Media Fulfillment Pyramid

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