Method: A short socratic essay in four pretentious parts

Part I: Reconstruction You are given a jukebox from 1952. You do not yet know if it is in working order, but chances are, it isn't. With that juke box, you are given some artwork featuring jukeboxes in the 1950's, as well as some songs and poetry about jukeboxes and…

On Lone Learners

I feel for the lone learner, just starting out. Its a terrible place to be, and I empathize with that. I was once there, so were most of us who weren't, raised in the religion. But its a swamp out here, full of quicksand and mud, disease and other filth.…

Ambiguity and Danger

My pursuit of heathenry is a pursuit of the ritualized life, a life replete and fecund with meaning, where ambiguity is confronted, analyzed, and ultimately conquered by meaning through ritual. Ambiguity is to meaning as entropy is to order. It is the breakdown of meaning, the natural state of potentiality…