Tangled Roots and Broken Branches

Bernie Sander’s Medicaid for All Single Payer System

I hate discussing politics but this is such a huge issue for me, especially since I’ve negotiated the healthcare system with a major illness for so many years. I’ve seen the scams, overpricing, and poor quality of care in America’s healthcare system first hand. I’ve read about the scams and the crooked investors that increasingly […]



Kala : God of Time and Death

In Western culture we have personified the idea of death in myth as the Grim Reaper. But in Hindu and East Asian stories they have a much richer conception. It is why it’s so critical as writers we look beyond our own culture for ways in which other people have used their mind’s imagination and […]



Mythology: Georges Dumézil and the Trifunctional Hypothesis

Love this guy: Georges_Dumézil  I read his stuff when I was a young man. He also studied Mythology and saw in his studies of the Indo-Europeans mythological patterns that had for thousands of years formed the basis for why Western Society has the beliefs systems, marital systems, religious construction, and political organizations it now supports. […]