Metaphysics

Multi-Dimensional Reality

Dimensions exist all around us. Not just in the animal and plant kingdom but even in the human kingdom – the world or war-torn Syria is an altogether different reality than Wall Street finance in NYC is it not? The… Read More ›

Nietzsche and the Übermensch

In Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche – like many other great authors before (and after) him – creates a character through which he can “explore” ideas, through which he can communicate directly from mind you might say. Plato was the master at this… Read More ›

Homo Mysticus

But it’s homo mysticus too isn’t it? We are a thinking man, but perhaps at this stage of development a new species has emerged – a mystical Man, who knows his place on Earth but also knows his place in Heaven. This… Read More ›

Homo Machina

These psychological breaks, these fits of madness, or the experience of altered states during rites or initiations (usually mixed with hallucinogenic) speak to this underlying psychological architecture… We’re not looking at neuro-chemical brain structure here, we’re looking at what in… Read More ›

The Science of Being

There is a science which studies Being qua Being, and the properties inherent in it in virtue of its own nature. This science is not the same as any of the so-called particular sciences, for none of the others contemplates… Read More ›

What is the nature of Being?

Aristotle’s philosophy, his metaphysics at least, is underpinned by his notion of being (óntōs), and the study of that which constitutes said being, being qua being as it is typically referred to in the Western philosophical tradition. It is from… Read More ›

Immanuel Kant and the Age of Reason

The Enlightenment no doubt represents one of the most transformative periods in the history of civilization.  While it was primarily an intellectual (really philosophical) movement, with a locus in 8th century Europe, it is rooted in intellectual developments that took… Read More ›

Master Carpenter at work

Unity of course, from which all existence emerges. Self created, out of the watery abyss of time itself. But the spirit of God created this world… Brahman, Yahweh, Allah, God…. He so many names. And as many of him as there… Read More ›

The Word and the Light

But back to Genesis, what it’s telling us is that God and the Word are one. They are inseparable. Through this power that is vested in him, that is him, Heaven and Earth were created. Our universe was born through… Read More ›

Creation (Old School)

The oldest wisdom of the Abrahamic lineage, the Jewish heritage you might say, lies in the Old Testament, and for better or worse this is my heritage – one I share with Jewish, Christian and Muslim brethren around the world… Read More ›

Numerology with Pythagoras

When looking for the origins of the theological study of mathematics within the Greek philosophical tradition we must of course start with Pythagoras (c. 570 – 490 BCE), whose strong connection to this field of study survives even to this… Read More ›

Magic Squares and Gematria: Mystical Codes

Building on this astronomical system, from a numerology or arithmology perspective, in the Western occult and esoteric traditions (traditions which emerged and matured well after Christianity’s widespread adoption and canonization) each sphere is assigned a corresponding number dependent on the level of… Read More ›