Theophillis Goodyear: Boris Artzybasheff – A Visionary Who Perhaps Saw Reality More Clearly Than We Do

Boris Artzybasheff’s anthropomorphic illustrations are surreal and often bordering on the grotesque. But as I look at them I can’t help but think that they’re more accurate representations of contemporary reality than what most of us perceive as reality. Modern citizens have become so alienated that we aren’t even aware of the degree to which we’ve become alienated. Many of Artzybasheff’s illustrations are weapons …

Theophillis Goodyear: Two Books for Harmonization — The Way of the Truth, of Life, of Phi Beta Iota

I’ve had several translations of the I Ching Before, and this one is far superior to the rest. At first glance the advice in the various hexagrams may seem nearly the same, from one hexagram to the next; but the repetitions are examples of core Taoist philosophy, which tend to apply in almost any situation, …

Theophillis Goodyear: No Doomsday Gap – Facts Are Frauds, Because Truth is Wholeness

There is No Longer a Doomsday Gap: Facts Are Frauds, Because Truth is Wholeness The words facts, truth, and reality are the three most abused words in human history, because facts can be worse than useless when taken out of context. They can be used to intentionally distort reality. If we consider reality to be …

Theophillis Goodyear: The Gordian Knot of Grand Folly: How It Got Tangled and How to Untangle It

The Gordian Knot of Grand Folly: How It Got Tangled and How to Untangle It Marietta McCarthy is a professor of philosophy. She’s written a book called How Philosophy Can Save Your Life: 10 Ideas That Matter Most. It’s an excellent book because it condenses profound wisdom into a short list of key concepts, which …