Category Archive: Mythology

Aug 05

What is the Matrix?

“The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.“ — Chuck …

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May 29

Upgrading Our Mythology: Or, Why Robots Won’t Attack…

Friends?  Or Foes?   This article is why I surf the net.    Every now and then, I find a blog post like this one. And I'm reminded that there are at least a few people on this planet that share my unique perspective on life. To me, this guy gets it.  The story will …

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Feb 28

Banging on the Walls of the Fantastic: (But no one’s home…)

  I just finished reading a fascinating blog post on the morality (or immorality) of contemporary Fantasy literature–and its perceived decline. Heady stuff here (make sure you visit all the links to get a full picture). Apparently, this discussion/argument has gone on for a while. And unfortunately, like most religious and political debates, it seems …

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Feb 22

Finder: Talisman (A graphic novel so good, I didn’t want to read it…)

Last fall (between some military schooling) I was lucky enough to attend the Baltimore Comic Con. Thinking back on it now, it seems a bit…I don’t know, preordained? You see, I picked up a graphic novel there. And it had a rather profound effect on my life. I was in a far corner of the comic …

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