Yin and Yang. Light and darkness. Good and evil. These were the dualities of the ancient world. Although these forces ever fought and spiraled within humanity's soul, one never overcame the other. Balance was the true goal, the true reality. The forces of nature were always in-balance, always in cyclical seasons of time. Day, night. … Continue reading The Bitterness of Equilibrium
Halloween has more than one source of influence. Yes, Pagan Harvest festivals where people dressed up as demons come to mind. Originally a Celtic feast-day, the Christian world added the ghosts and goblins to it for seasoning. It was far from modern-day inventions, with the candy and the costumes and the consumerism. Back then, it … Continue reading Getting Wild
Halloween has a history. It isn't just a holiday where people dress like morons. The domain of trickery and treat-giving comes from a colourful history of paganism, wild sex orgies and crazy alcoholism. It stems back from old Celtic cults dawning in the land of Ancient Rome. Pagans adopted the shape of their gods and … Continue reading Dress
Halloween and October are spooky times. It seems that the world is just a bit more ghoulish as the winds begin to blow and the leaves turn orange. Kids don their zombie and pop-culture-fad costumes with glee, while their adult counterparts dress in the loosest sense. The air is rich with dread and danger. Shadows … Continue reading Punch it!
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The season is Autumn, and the winds of the month of October carry the scent of pumpkin and nutmeg. This time of year brings pumpkin pie, brings turkey and candy, brings apples embraced by caramel. It's a month to be joyous, far more than December with its snow and obnoxious carols. Bah Humbug. As pretty … Continue reading Sugar, Spice and Yeast