Essays

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On Science, Physics and Knowledge (excerpt from IRA)

We seemed to have reached a place in the human understanding where Physics, the intellectual (really academic) discipline of the description of the world of matter, and Psychology, the intellectual discipline of the world of mind, are on a sort…
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IRA is here!

Idealogical Reference Architecture (IRA): an epistemological interpretation of quantum mechanics has been published in pre-print. Abstract below. DOI link here. Here we expand upon some of the ideas we have proposed around metaphysics…
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Writer’s Dilemma

Being a writer is a sort of curse, a sort of cosmic joke in the eyes of the Creator. He must have a sense of humor. He must… I have a friend, very senior marketing and branding guy, who’s first question to me about my writing – and…
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The Postmodern Condition: Is it Fatal?

What we attempted to do with Theology Reconsidered, at least one of things we attempted to do, was to establish the intellectual framework, the rational grounds you might say, that underpins states of consciousness that broadly fall under the…
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What really matters anyway? And Happy New Year.

Our belief in the fundamental reality of the material world - what we can see, hear, taste and touch - is so strong that it utterly dominates not just our psychological landscape but our intellectual one as well. In the halls of science, there…
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Multi-Dimensional Reality

Dimensions exist all around us. Not just in the animal and plant kingdom but even in the human kingdom - the world or war-torn Syria is an altogether different reality than Wall Street finance in NYC is it not? The notion of beings that…
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Turing Machines and Computing

Another excerpt from Homo Mysticus, from toward the end of the work where the argument is made that man is a (bio-chemical) machine of sorts (ex machina, the subtitle of the work). The set of coincidences that we will go through in the…
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TikTok, Dolores Cannon and Hypnosis

About a month or two ago I cam across the work of Dolores Cannon. I saw videos of her speaking about her work TikTok, my new favorite (anonymous) social media application where all the strange and wonderful beasts of myth and fantasy seem to…
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Pythagoras and Fu Xi: Brothers from another Mother

Some of the concluding portions of Homo Mysticus that tie together deep metaphysical concepts from Pythagorean philosophy (as embedded in the tetractys) and the I Ching (Yi Jing), the Classic of Changes, from deep Chinese antiquity. As…
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Ancient History II: Atlantis and the Ages of Man

The linear progression narrative of the history of man evolving from a primitive humanoid ape-like beast progressing up to modern homo sapiens through natural selective pressures alone (leaving aside the origins of DNA to begin with) should…