Day of Wrath, 11

An encounter of psychoclasses Julian Jaynes wrote: I have endeavored in these two chapters to examine the record of a huge time span to reveal the plausibility that man and his early civilizations had a profoundly different mentality from our own, that in fact men an women were not conscious as we are, were not…

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Day of Wrath, 7

The Feathered Serpent     The world’s most beautiful city Bernal Díaz del Castillo would write in his memoirs about what he saw with his brothers in arms in route to Tenochtitlan when he was twenty-two years old: And since we saw so many inhabited cities and towns on the water, and on solid ground…

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Impeachment of Man, 1

by Savitri Devi   Excerpted from Chapter I: Man-centered creeds Of all moral ideas, that of our positive duties towards creatures of other species (animals, and even plants) is perhaps the slowest to impress itself upon the human mind. It seems as though it were alien to the spirit no less than to the letter…

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On pre-Hispanic Amerinds, 7

  Standing in a bookstore when I was much younger I read a passage from a book by an out-closet homosexual, the Mexican poet Salvador Novo analyzing the term “pecado nefando” (heinous sin). Novo mentioned Nezahualcoyotl, a 15th-century king and member of the Aztec Triple Alliance, who promulgated a law code that included that those…

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