Tag Archives: Giordano Bruno

Copernicus: adapting to infinity one star at a time

Dissenting from the truth of the Bible was a leap of faith for Copernicus. Tossing the earth into orbit and out of the center of the universe was to have its consequences… …Too much can be made of the reaction … Continue reading

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copernicus: back to the star garden

Man and thereby the earth not the center of the universe. Surely you must be joking. The Copernican revolution. The continuing adventures of Nick “Dark Energy” Copernicus… …But this itself was far from unknown, and in 1533 Pope Clement VII … Continue reading

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into the heartland of heresy: religion as a private matter

Heresies. Recurrent ideas which break through the continually sealed crust of orthodoxy because they contain an important truth or an irrepressible human aspiration. And they don’t seem limited to one religion. In fact, monotheism seems to reinforce their appearances… The … Continue reading

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the poussin code

Giza pyramid pentagrams and sacred geometry, golden means and a whole shebang of inscrutability. Nicolas Poussin has always been linked with the mystery of Rennes de Chateau and his work is crucial to the theory found in Holy Blood Holy … Continue reading

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“thinkliness” : reason to believe?

Putting your belief where your existence is.Many have thought and think they have discovered the keys to the universe, mastered the fourth dimension and ready for complete liberation from the practical…. …When it is there, we are said to feel … Continue reading

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WASTELAND:THE EARTH IS FIXED AT THE CENTER OF THE EGO

In this decayed hole among the mountains, In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing Over the tumbled graves, about the chapel There is the empty chapel, only the wind’s home. It has no windows, and the door swings, Dry … Continue reading

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MAKING OF A HERETIC: The Superfluous Trinity

Heretics ‘R Us. For eight years Church authorities searched for a reson not to burn the quarrelsome, opinionated, and altogether brilliant troublemaker. In the end he left them no choice… …The Renaissance, as an age of transition, was not conducive … Continue reading

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AN OBSESSION WITH UNREASON: Absolute and Faithless Doubt

Caravaggio has become the ultimate old master superstar; his only real rival is Vermeer. It was a great if sadly short career. Caravaggio’s work was an expression of awareness¬†of the¬†precariousness of a reason that can at any moment be compromised, … Continue reading

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