Category Archives: Archetype and Myth

Caturday Thoughts – Black Cats and Human Ignorance

Every year the warnings go out. Black cats should be kept indoors at Halloween. Many rescue groups avoid adopting out black cats in the weeks leading up to the day. It is one thing for people of the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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Haunted House Time

It’s around this time civic organizations, fire departments  and ambitious farmers start to create “haunted” corn mazes, firehouses and mansions as fund raising attractions in keeping with the season. A haunted house or ghosthouse is a house or other building often perceived as being … Continue reading

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Virgo Aug 23 12:08 AM

Virgo (♍) is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac. Virgo is the second-largest constellation. It spans the 150-180th degree of the zodiac. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area on average between August 22 and September 22, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun transits the constellation … Continue reading

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Leo July 22 5:00 PM

Leo (♌) (Greek: Λέων, Latin: Leōn), is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. It comes after Cancer and before Virgo . Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area approximately between July 23 and August 22 and under the sidereal zodiac, from roughly August … Continue reading

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Cancer Jun 21 6:08 AM

Cancer (♋) is the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Cancer. It spans 90° and 120° celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun transits this area between approximately June 21 and July 23, and under the sidereal zodiac, the Sun transits this area between … Continue reading

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Gemini May 20 10:14 PM

Gemini (♊)is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this sign between May 20 and June 21. Gemini represents the mythical Greek twins Kastor (Κάστωρ) and Polydeukes (Πολυδεύκης). … Continue reading

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The Four Elements – The Alchemy of Balance

Empedocles, in his Tetrasomia,  was the first to propose four elements, fire, earth, air, and water, which he called the four “roots” (ῥιζὤματα, rhizōmata), and Plato seems to have been the first to use the term “element (στοιχεῖον, stoicheion)” in reference to … Continue reading

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