Monthly Archives: March 2009

Shamanism, myth and metaphor – and Wolverine

From this piece on the popular funny book character as shamanic figure: Myths, rituals and religion bind us together and can be seen metaphorically as the bones of our society. Our personal belief and value system can be seen as … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

“There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, … Continue reading

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What the hell is a News Felch?

Well, its a way for me to throw small but interesting news items up on a daily basis. It works using Twitter and LoudTwitter.com – with a little help from Tinyurl. It was inspired by the (now possibly moribund) Newskrusher … Continue reading

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Inevitable Watchman post

Need I emphasise, here be spoilers? I enjoyed it. And I didn’t miss the squid. It could have be so much worse. Whatever you say about Zack Snyder not being a great director  – and frankly, he really isn’t – … Continue reading

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Drinking the social network kool-aid

Yep – I’m doing the Twitter thing. You’ll find me @catvincent. Be afraid… If you like this, please share it: Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the … Continue reading

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You're a yellow bastard, Charlie Brown

Wandered across this little gem – Charles Schultz’ Peanuts, in the style of Sin City-era Frank Miller (click the link to see the whole thing!): Blogged with the Flock Browser If you like this, please share it: Bookmark on Delicious … Continue reading

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God on the brain

What would otherwise have been a merely interesting article on neurotheology from Wired becomes a whole other thing when you add commentary from Bruce Sterling… Bruce’s bits in (((triple parentheses))): “In a way, this is a very cold look at … Continue reading

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1,2,3…

Upgrades/new stuff continue. Since there appear to be no free WordPress apps for Mac OS X (while there are three different ones for my phone – go figure), I am experimenting with the Flock browser – a Mozilla ‘social’ browsing … Continue reading

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Testing…

Having a small flurry of upgrading software on my various gadgets. This was sent from my phone using WordMobi for S60. Posted by Wordmobi If you like this, please share it: Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit … Continue reading

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What she said

Lupa’s latest post on her Therioshamanism blog underlines something I think is vital to remember about shamanic, magical and religious experience – that it’s subjective. All I can really say for sure is that my subjective reality is real to … Continue reading

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