Art

Satyrs and Striptease.

"In us there is the Light of Nature, and that Light is God" - Paracelsus.   I have spoken in a previous blog Man's Infernal Talent; The Divine Shell about Marsyas and the Divine competition with Apollo. There is one element of that story I touched upon but in no great depth, the flaying and… Continue reading Satyrs and Striptease.

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Art, Writer's Process

Man’s Infernal Talent; The Divine Shell.

"Between my art and the world there is now a wide gulf, but between art and myself there is none." - Oscar Wilde. Talent shows dominate television. I find it clumsy and vulgar, the "...' Got Talent", "The Voice", " Strictly Come Masterful Cheffing In a Jungle Factor". It spells out that people would rather… Continue reading Man’s Infernal Talent; The Divine Shell.

Writer's Process

Lord, what fools these mortals be!

"The Best thing for mankind is not to be born; however, the next best thing, after being born, to die as quickly as possible." - (Aristotle) Read the words of Silenus. The satyr type deity of Greek antiquity, in two stories found in a woods by the renowned fool king Midas. In both stories the king… Continue reading Lord, what fools these mortals be!