Homer – The mysterious figure who influenced so many

Homer is a Greek poet (Homeros) of uncertain identity. He or she was believed by the ancient Greeks and Romans to have authored the epics of the Odyssey and Illiad around the 8th-7th centuries BC, the former likely predating the latter. Considered to be some of the foundational works of Western literature, these classics have… Read More Homer – The mysterious figure who influenced so many

Ancient Greek Shields Showed Allegiance, Struck Fear Into Enemy | Opinion

As far back as the eighth century BC, the ancient Greeks had invented a large, round shield, or aspis that became an essential part of warfare Source: Ancient Greek Shields Showed Allegiance, Struck Fear Into Enemy Opinion: Most people interested in the ancient world realize that the Greeks have always been a colorful people. The… Read More Ancient Greek Shields Showed Allegiance, Struck Fear Into Enemy | Opinion

The Egyptian Ka, objectivity, and preserving the future

In ancient Egyptian religion the ka is, generally speaking, the life force that animates human beings. S. G. F. Brandon says it is difficult to define, variously described, and could be regarded as a kind of “protecting genius.”¹ According to Wikipedia (circa 2011), the ka is one of the soul’s five elements: The Ancient Egyptians… Read More The Egyptian Ka, objectivity, and preserving the future

OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? | Opinion: Implications for psychology and spirituality

Some quantum particles have soulmates, and scientists can use their “spooky” connections to send secret messages across the world, instantly. Source: OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? Opinion: The implications here for psychology are profound. If we can already use quantum entanglement to teleport “secret messages,” as the above-linked article suggests, imagine the possibilities for… Read More OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? | Opinion: Implications for psychology and spirituality