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My favourite sin is pride.
|You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make yourself an idol in the form of anything." Exodus 20: 3,4|
Though I am recognized as a heretic, my belief is firm and I accept it as righteous. I accept the divine absolutely, recognizing an omniscient, omnipotent omnipresence in a monotheism. In admiring the weave of the veil I found my fingers knotted in the threads: marionette strings pulled by Gipetto and Pinnochio both.
My Sin: I am.
I am here: a blend of experiences rendered by 5 senses that Cartesian reason has left petty to me. Yet the still backstage, the ultimate lack of the validity of taste, touch, sight, and sound, inspires the curiosity: what are we experiencing for? Unable to settle with unanswered questions, I'll race for the next conclusion. Who am I to know? What does knowing matter? If it did not, then what does it? If I am naught, then I can not, and if I do then I am, and must be, if for no reason other than want.
First and foremost, I am an artist. Stripped of everything I will keep my skill to change one thing into the same thing with a unique familiarity to something different. Take away my body, though, and I lose this. Besides, I am forever cursed by my limitation to the preexistent. Who among us has sculpted new, painted unknown, even imagined what has not previously been presented? I can paint, but only with the colors in the rainbow. What color lies outside those purple edges? Even if I did see it, I would only be upset because I could not perceive the vision of sound, only of light. Then, why must I only perceive sound and sight, why not create wave and light. Only, even if I could create wave and light I would be jealous of not being able to construct the concepts of equal value to wave and light. Even when I think about what I would create now, I merely stumble because it all reflects what is already there.
So here I am: one in a part, tied to all of the others, able to move but only by dragging the rest with, and utterly aware. I try to wrestle off the awareness to settle in as just another thread in the veil. I will play my role, but I will play my own role too. I accept my responsibility. I want more as well, and I do not know if it is more important to take it now, or let it be served to me later. I have this limited life to take those risks, and I must play and gamble. So be it. Let us play.
19 May 1982 - Taurus-Gemini Cusp
Ritual Element Association with Water
Witchvox ID: 155336
|Education:||Graduate Credits in Education from Valparaiso University|
Bachelor's of Fine Arts, Animation Major from The Illinois Institute of Art
Bachelor's of Arts, Anthropology Major from Indiana University
Religion and American Culture
Native Uses of Herbs
Lost Tribes and Sunken Continents
Archaeology of the Ancient Maya
Shamanism and Spirit Possession
Anthropology of Religion
Philosophy of Religion
Occult in Western Civilization
The Living and the Dead
ULC recognized Minister
President of Earth Religions: Indiana University's Pagan Discussion Group (2004)
Events Coordinator of Earth Religions: Indiana University's Pagan Discussion Group (2001-2004)
Interests and Areas of Study:
Abrahamic Religions, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Astrology, Aztecs, Cosmology, Clergy, Demonology/Djinn, Divination, Dogma, Elements, Enlightenment, Ethnobotany, Ethnography, Faeries, Gender, Glossolalia, Glyphs, Gnosticism, History, Incense, Mesoamerican Cultures, Metaphysics, Music, Mythology, Necromancy, Philosophy, Politics, Potions, Psychic Research, Religion, Ritual, Sacrifice, Satanism (LaVey and Traditional), Shamanism, Sorcery, Talismans, Tarot, Techno-shamanism, Transcendental Magic, Trance, Urban Primitivism, Witchcraft
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