Archive for February, 2017

Might be nuts

Posted: 25th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Personal
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Ever have a day where you no longer feel like a branch of your family, but instead like a nut that’s fallen from the tree and is growing somewhere near the roots?

A Day in the Life of Midgard

Posted: 24th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Magick, Mythic Ecology, Philosophy, Theology
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I’m in one of those thoughtful moods this morning. Loki, son and heir to the line of Ymir, first power in the universe and the substance, was known as the god who shakes things up, the trickster. One of his children was an apology to Odin for messing things up (long story short: he impulsively […]

Wait… how powerful is writing?!?

Posted: 15th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Magick, Mythic Ecology, Philosophy

I’ve been pondering magic a bit at the moment and what fascinates me is the astonishing gap between ourselves and what our ancestors experienced. We can, with just a few squiggles and lines cause a hallucinatory explosion of emotional reactions. For example, which causes a greater feeling of fear: The picture? or this: Under 21 […]

Are ya STOOPID or just DEAF?!

Posted: 14th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Personal
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When Facebook decides that “Dakota Access Pipeline Facts” is appropriate for your feed, and then posts this– THE SOURCE OF WATER FOR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX IS NOT NEAR THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE — the appropriately sarcastic response I came up with was this: I like this argument, better known as the openly racist “Gosh, […]

The Importance of Journalism

Posted: 11th February 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Los Angeles, Personal
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In order to destroy a system, you need to knock out people’s faith in it. The big two targets are justice and truth. Mock the judiciary and set up an alternative “safer” version. Sow enough misinformation among the media that no one feels they can trust it. Admittedly, the media walked into this situation before […]