RECENT ARTICLES

  1. SYMBOLISM

GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL INAUGURATION CEREMONY: Neopaganism in High Places

Esoteric symbolism is nowadays not only present in mass media but also in more intimate ceremonies attended by the high political and economic spheres of the world, offering us a taste of the worldview that they may adhere to. One of them, the inauguration of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in the Swiss Alps, became especially famous for its dark and oppressive atmosphere, as well as for its pagan symbolism with satanic overtones.[...]

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2. METAPHYSICS

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The Metaphysics of Gameplay: Death and Rebirth as Spiritual Growth

The interactive world of video games has experienced an enormous boom in its level of symbolism and the presence of metaphysical elements in its narratives. While inspiration from ancient myths was common from the beginning, nowadays the technology allows for more complex narratives that many times are full of repeating esoteric and mystical concepts.[...]

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3. WORLDVIEWS

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STOICISM: How to Lead a Good Life in an Indifferent Universe Full of Struggle

Stoicism is an ancient worldview that has recently become popular as a solution to the hard times in which we find ourselves. In addition to providing guidance for creating hard men, Stoicism is first and foremost a metaphysical philosophy characterized by its pantheistic Monism, its Materialism, and its notion of a dual Universe, as well as by its cyclic cosmology and the primacy it gives to the notion of the Logos, or the Rational Principle of the Universe.

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COMPARING WORLDVIEWS

POTENTIAL DANGERS AND WARNINGS

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