Since the dawn of the 21st century, this technology has come to govern every sphere. . .dictates our decisions in our homes and offices, in our cities and countrysides, and in our social, civic, personal, and professional lives.
Roman, Republican or Early Imperial, Relief of a seated poet (Menander) with masks of New Comedy, 1st century B.C. – early 1st century A.D., Princeton University Art Museum
Picture T. S. Eliot as Magus, stopping a rain drop mid-air,
asking of it how it turns the world on its head, inquiring
whence it came. . .
A Cerebramantic Age is upon us, an age characterized by mantic cerebralism—an inconsistent and incoherent mindset. . .
My tortured relationship with weed leads me down a sceptical blind alley regarding legalization. On the one hand, like psilocybin and LSD, its psychedelic effects can occasion experiences of euphoria and enlightenment. . .
A remarkable translation by di Saverio of Canto I from Dante’s Inferno prepares the reader for when Crito meets Dante. . .