Twelve Ways of Seeing the World

See video here: Twelve Ways of Seeing the World: Philosophies and Archetypal Worldviews for Understanding Human Consciousness Robert and Matt will summarize and discuss a new book by anthroposophist Mario Betti, Twelve Ways of Seeing the World. The book aims to build on Rudolf Steiner's understanding of different human worldviews in order to seed the... Continue Reading →

“Mythologies of Depression”

April 25th, 2019: Depression is a universal human experience that is subject to storytelling and mythology. We live in age where a dominant about depression is that it is an event that happens inside of the brain. With this story comes a solution in the form of medication and not necessarily an emphasis on retrieving... Continue Reading →

“The Philosophy of Becoming-Animal”

April 11th, 2019: For two hundred thousand years, humans have hunted and gathered on Planet Earth, the rapid loss of this existence in modern times has abstracted us from our environment and altered the human psyche in ways that we have yet to understand or come to terms with. As one of the last groupings... Continue Reading →

Joseph Polikoff: “ASTRONOESIS: Philosophy’s Empirical Context ~ Astrology’s Transcendetal Ground”

February 21st, 2019: "Astronoeisis: such is the title of a remarkable book that endeavors to lay out—in no uncertain metaphysical terms—the philosophical foundations of astrology. Building upon Plato and (especially) Plotinus, Anthony Damiani offers a breathtaking vision wedding ontology, cosmology, and epistemology in an effort to found astrology anew upon the basis of ancient wisdom-principles.... Continue Reading →

Joshua Halpern: “A Void Dance: Beyond the Privileged Paradigms of Urgency or Safety, Efficacy or It’s F’d ~ at the Confluence of Despair and #selfcare, Paralysis and Paradox”

February 7th, 2019: "Whose stories are dancing dread for you? Whose choices inspire a believably livable future? Whose urgency impacts whose urgency? Can we breathe through bioreavement like smoke from nearby fires? Will we plant seeds in solastalgic soils when we expect harvests? How much must change?" Drawing from the work of adirenne maree brown,... Continue Reading →

Laura Michetti: “The Ethical Witch: Compassion and Consideration in the Practice and Education of Astrology”

December 6th, 2018: "In the ancient world magic and astrology were closely guarded traditions. Esoteric wisdom was recognized as containing a power that required temperance, sensitivity, and adherence to strict moral and ethical codes of living and practice. Education in the arts emphasized lineage and did not shy away from questioning the philosophical implications of... Continue Reading →

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