Especially as today brings us a total solar eclipse. It won’t be visible in London but these funny shaped heads should totally get a good view.
Blasted eclipse. Blasted absolutely-spot-on-freakish monthly horoscope. (Looks like the stars are going to win it again this month. ) Anyway, The planets in general are probably a good place to start this week.
I like this muchly. It broadly aligns with my interest in, for whatever reason, magic’s disinclination to keep pace with modern scientific achievement.
At which point I rub my hands with glee. Have socioeconomic theory pique the interest of an extremely accomplished chaos magician and then wait in a state of cat-like readiness to pounce on whatever gems subsequently arise.
I will get you all to eventually join Ye Ancient Order of Ye Black Swanne. Just you wait and see.
Great post about lessons in general and one in particular. Definitely worth a read. Definitely.
Actually, Jow makes it onto the list twice, this time for a really helpful comment on a really great post. ‘Fine tuning’ is also called ‘emergent strategy’ if you spend as much time in conference rooms as I do.
I know, this is my second double-reference and I really should spread them out but I don’t want to risk forgetting this one. Because, honestly, if Jason hadn’t gone and written something really fucking interesting about the planets then this would have been WWTM link number one for the week.
A rather fun piece on altars and books about altars over at Magick for the Real World. I disagree on the point that the priests of old wouldn’t use mass produced items -especially as modern day ones certainly do- and humans of any age economically respond to incentives and ease. But still. It’s a good rant.
Hooray for real names! The Artist Formerly Known As Frater POS marks a shift by going ‘first name only’ in the magical internets. As you can probably guess, I’m a fan of this. So say hi to ‘Robert’ for me. Or -as Blogger likes to call him- ‘About Robert’.
This time it’s a Lilith devotional, which is a really neat idea and exactly the kind of ultra-niche stuff I hope to see people play around with.
But oh how I like this post! And that is coming from someone who is seriously considering a second career as a mythologist. (Well, I say “career” but I really have to use the two-fingered speech mark action when it comes up.) This is another must-read for the week.
Okay, this is a nice looking blog. It also helps that it has some really great content on it as well. Lengthy posts are perfect for reading in my offline RSS reader on my HTC Desire whilst commuting to work in the morning. Subscribe.
I have posted a couple of videos of Dan Airely giving presentations on how we’re all irrational meat sacks. He also blogs and this post in particular is worth a look.
Neat. Not that I have even the slightest issue with stem cell research at the moment. But this is still neat.