I was Darkly Dreaming

De Chirico – The Mythological and the Metaphysical

Giorgio de Chirico – Metaphysical Artist (1888 – 1978)   When talking about writing Mythopoeia and the idea of writing for you versus within the modern cultural tropes, I have often looked at the visual arts for inspiration. “Metaphysical art” was a short movement that occurred around 1915 in the early part of the 20th […]



The Failures of Moral Relativism in America (1965-2015)

“Moral Relativism…is concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures…..it holds that because nobody is right or wrong [about what is moral], we ought to tolerate the behavior of others even when we disagree about the morality of it.” – Wikipedia I’ve been thinking of this idea of Moral Relativism for […]



The End of the Violent Age of Postmodernism

The violent and troubled age we know as Postmodernism (1965-2015) in the United States is now over. We have all felt this change around us in many ways. A gentler, more introspective and cautious society seems to have arrived. And in the past decade alone, crime and drug rates have radically declined. Don’t believe me? Take […]