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Artistic Interpretation of Trump Victory

Ben Franklin was a Founding Father who used political cartoons as a means of persuasion.  With biting with he would cause a person to reflect and reconsider.  And that was not his day job.  Some people are just naturally gifted at imagery and symbolism used a tools for thoughtful discourse.  I am no expert on […]

13Nov2016 | | Comments Off on Artistic Interpretation of Trump Victory | Continued
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The Allegory of the Forest – Carl Jung’s Collective

There are no more trees.  No more forested wildlife.  Humans no longer have terms for forest or wildlife.  The Earth was deforested many years ago.  Some older adults remember playing in the woods.  No pictures, photographs, exist.  There are many drawings by children.  Some drawings are done in pencil, others in water colors – some […]

28Feb2013 | | Comments Off on The Allegory of the Forest – Carl Jung’s Collective | Continued
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Wicked – A Garden of Good and Evil

You can’t beat a good story in the hands of a skilled craftsman. Gregory MaGuire has crafted a Fabula story in “Wicked, The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.” The story has the freshness of spring flowers in a perennial emerald green garden. But this story is not for the faint […]

6Oct2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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So Dumbledore is Gay – So What?

Son, J.K. Rowling has done it again. She has successfully presented a social atrocity in a very human manner. Last week she was asked if Headmaster Dumbledore of the Hogwarts School of Wizardry was gay. She replied, “Yes.” Then followed with something like – that will probably get people angry again. Why? The answer is […]

24Oct2007 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Harry Potter and the wizard’s allegory

Son, Inspired words. Words written with inspiration – not the words of man alone – but inspired by something greater. Where have we heard that before? The transformation of a human into something greater – some force for good – a force that can conquer a marauding giant with a mere flat rock hurled from […]

29Sep2007 | | 2 comments | Continued
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Metaphor, Simile, Allegory, Spirituality

Son, We have been writing about Christianity – and we are struggling to find consensus. That is the nature of discussion about spirituality. The very nature of ‘GOD’ defies the barriers of human language. The result is that we begin using figures of speech: Simile, Metaphor, and Allegory. We can ‘feel the truth,’ but we […]

27Sep2007 | | 2 comments | Continued