Understanding Death

The concept of death in modern times is considered to be more or less taboo. People perceive it as a morbid theme rather than a natural aspect of our 3D existence. We talk about faith and science yet when it comes to death, we seem to hit a wall and use neither. Both explain energy…… Continue reading Understanding Death

“The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

The following verses were obtained from Hagakure, which some might know as Hagakure Kikigaki and others as “The book of the Samurai: Analects of Nabeshima”. Today I chose to write about it as tribute to my father. My “padre” (father) was devoted to its code and taught me as much as he could, his admiration…… Continue reading “The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety can be one of the most crippling sensations. There are many people who suffer from serious anxiety problems which on many occasions lead them to find themselves in the most stressful and painful situations; not only for themselves but also for their loved ones and others around them. Anxiety can start to manifest for…… Continue reading Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Etienne de La Boetie: The Psychology Behind Crowd Manipulation

More than 450 years ago, Etienne de La Boetie wrote “Discourse n Voluntary Servitude”. La Boetie was born on 1530 to an aristocratic family. He obtained his law degree and was a French magistrate, classicist, writer, poet and political theorist. In his book “Discourse on voluntary servitude” he brilliantly outlines the reasons why large populations…… Continue reading Etienne de La Boetie: The Psychology Behind Crowd Manipulation

Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature

Every now and then I get into a peculiar mood, which although chaotic at times, gives birth to a lot of self expression. The chaos seems to be born out of a desire to understand myself more, as well as the world which surrounds me. I tend to become more introspective, and carefully navigate the…… Continue reading Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature

The Dark Triad

Today I am going to write about a subject often considered “dark”; The Dark Triad. In Psychology The Dark Triad comprises the personality traits of Narcissism, Machiavellianism and Psychopathy. They are called “dark” because of their malevolent qualities. It is my hope in learning more about the The Dark Triad, to be able to better…… Continue reading The Dark Triad

The Masters of Suspicion

Marx, Nietzsche and Freud were called the “Masters of Suspicion” for challenging the prevailing traditions and dogmas of their times. Could these great philosophers/analysts teach us something important for us to implement within our current era? Regardless of whether we share their ideas or not, the truth is these great men impacted Western thought in…… Continue reading The Masters of Suspicion

Understanding Fear

What exactly is fear? The dictionary describes it as “an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.” but is that all? Let’s examine further… Most of us are afraid of fear; yet fear is responsible for helping to keep us safe; that to…… Continue reading Understanding Fear

Analyzing Narco-Culture

This article was born after an interesting debate which led me to understand how so many of us take life for granted. Sometimes we forget what we may see in the news; although different; might be a common reality for others. Many people are not familiar with the term Narco-culture; I would like to analyze…… Continue reading Analyzing Narco-Culture

Gnosticism: Understanding Moon Magick

Tomorrow is the day for the “Flower Moon”; as a Gnostic, Esoteric and Tantric I keep up with the cycles of the moon and its many special manifestations throughout the year. Over the centuries the understanding of Moon Magick has been lost leaving mostly diluted versions of the original understanding; however as Gnostics always have…… Continue reading Gnosticism: Understanding Moon Magick