Essays

ESSAYS

How Menstrual Cycles are Important & Why They’re Not Gross (12/1/2015)
An essay which explores the beauty & biology of menstrual cycles and asks men in particular to reject & resist the irrational demonization of women’s bodies that we were conditioned with.

How Menstrual Cycles are Important

A New Perspective on the Parable of the Good Samaritan (12/5/2015)
Theology. This essay argues that orthodox interpretations of the parable are wrong and that, when placed in its appropriate context, the parable actually undermines church doctrine.

On Gematria: the Number Mysticism of the Hebrews

Magic: Theory & Practice
This essay attempts to lay down a theoretical framework with which to approach the study & practice of magic. Tradition-specific details are de-emphasized while common principles, cosmology, & metaphysical theory are clarified.

Magic: Theory & Practice

On Gematria: the Number Mysticism of the Hebrews
A short introduction to the use of numbers & language within Hebrew mysticism, written under the guidance of a rabbi who has spent much of his life studying Hebrew mysticism.

On Gematria: the Number Mysticism of the Hebrews

An Introduction to I-Ching Number Mysticism
Introduces the reader to the metaphysical underpinnings of the I-ching.

An Introduction to I-Ching Number Mysticism

The Meaning of Numbers
A short explanation of the methodology behind number mysticism in western traditions of magic. Introduces the reader to some basic metaphysical concepts & techniques from the neo-platonic & hermetic traditions of magical practice.

The Meaning of Numbers