Atlas: true mythology

Since the power of myth is metaphor, let us invest a few minutes in the metaphor that the Atlas myth was intended to make. Refer to this Wikipedia article… Classical art shows Atlas holding the celestial spheres, not a globe… Zeus condemned Atlas to stand at the western edge of Gaia (the Earth) and hold up Uranus (the Sky) on his shoulders, toContinue reading “Atlas: true mythology”

The Myth of Matter, p. 1

We might be pretty sure we know what the word ‘matter’ means– “anything that has mass and takes up space”[1]. As children, we learn that matter can assume the forms of solid, liquid and gas while still maintaining its essential characteristics. If we so choose, we might learn about potential- and kinetic energy, crystallization, specificContinue reading “The Myth of Matter, p. 1”

Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”

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Janet K. Ray

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Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”