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by Xanadu Within
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: Job and Hard Times
Replies: 17
Views: 2140

Regardless of how bad things are, this too shall pass. Expanding on this point, I would take a view that at face value might seem overly cynical: that just as all "bad" things pass, so do all "good" things, and the only unchanging factor is the cycle all are subject (life & death) and surrounding t...
by Xanadu Within
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: Mythology and Religion
Topic: The Origins of Intolerance
Replies: 17
Views: 2490

Well intolerance (without any of the societal/cultural implications it carries) is not in and of itself a virtue. I feel that any person who claims to be opposed to intolerance has at the tip of their tongue "I don't tolerate intolerance!", a paradox that seems not to be discussed. Further more, lif...
by Xanadu Within
Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Follow Your Bliss
Topic: The Bliss Bubble
Replies: 4
Views: 748

I tend to agree with deus_ex_machina about apathy. It seems Campbell's acceptance of the world as it is and his conviction to continue to follow bliss is, in fact, the furthest thing from passivity. When I say passivity, I do not mean peaceful non-Violence as espoused by Christ, Ghandi, MLK, etc., f...
by Xanadu Within
Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: Foro en Español
Topic: Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe
Replies: 11
Views: 14698

Yo sugiero que lean Malinche por Laura Esquivel. Ella utiliza las ideas de la deidad femenina en un lenguaje muy comprensible.