While I was reviewing those year-old Parmenides commentary notes over lunch to post on KALLISTI, something in one of them about points reminded me of something that I have just read in the Timaeus commentary, so I'm sharing them in juxtaposition! For the point is said to be in the line, obviously as being in … Continue reading A Pointed Tangent
You may have read my previous post that mentioned torching everything on my Twitter account except for my current pinned Tweet and a few ornaments. Among the things torched were my live-reads of various philosophical texts, with images of the text. I had always intended to go back and clean my notes up significantly because … Continue reading A Miscellany of Quotations: Proclus’ PARMENIDES Commentary
The real reason I had to look at domain names is that I moved the online shrine for Rhea-Kybele to Google Sites. Enjoy. https://www.rhea-shrine.org/ I moved it because Weebly isn't that great, and it's often blocked by browsers and IT departments, I have come to find out. This has been on my to-do list for … Continue reading Rhea-Kybele Shrine
I bought the domain name polytheism.info because I learned that it was available. The page now contains a basic definition of polytheism. I tried to keep the nuance minimal. Feel free to link to this definition if you are talking to others about polytheism and searching for a summary that could be skimmed in an … Continue reading Polytheism Dot Info
Today is the autumnal equinox in my hemisphere, so it is officially time for mulled beverages, cozy sweaters, and autumn hiking. I made offerings to Persephone, the Horai, Helios, and Sulis this morning in honor of the occasion — pomegranate and sandalwood. My shrine, with offerings burning down for the equinox. My partner and I … Continue reading Happy Equinox!
At the beginning of September, I was very restless, which for me can only be settled by organizing things in the world around me. There's a correlation between my spatial environment and my mental environment, and my physical environment had reached a tipping point of dissatisfaction in the 826 square foot apartment that I have … Continue reading Shifts and Changes
I have been pondering this post for the past few days, especially the section that asks us to reflect on what is written/drawn out from Plato with respect to our own lives. It's very good, and I think that many of you will also enjoy reading it (link below). According to the traditional Athenian calendar, … Continue reading Of interest — Kala Demokratia! on barefootwisdom’s blog
I've gotten out of the habit of posting things on the commonplace book tag, mostly because — just after embarking on my read through Book 2 of Proclus' Timaeus commentary — I realized that the text was rapidly becoming so interconnected that posting things without people knowing the context could do more harm than good. … Continue reading A Quotation of Interest from Proclus’ Timaeus Commentary