Film & TV

Prometheus: the Alchemy of Space Aliens – Part 2

In part 1 we looked at how Prometheus can be interpreted as a gnostic creation myth and met some of the characters. In this post we’ll look at some of the other symbolism in the film, including the secret of immortality and the alchemy of creation. As always, EXPECT SPOILERS! Elizabeth Shaw is our moral… Continue reading Prometheus: the Alchemy of Space Aliens – Part 2

Film & TV

Prometheus: the Alchemy of Space Aliens – Part 1

As part of my occasional series on mystical and gnostic themes in film, I thought it would be a good time to tackle Prometheus, what with Alien: Covenant in cinemas as I write this. Prometheus is part of the franchise that began in 1979 with Alien, the classic horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and… Continue reading Prometheus: the Alchemy of Space Aliens – Part 1

Astro Journal

How to Steal Fire from the Gods

“Traditional human power structures and their reign of darkness are about to be rendered obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller We have reached a turning point in human history. It goes by many names – the Spiritual Revolution, or Consciousness Revolution, the Tipping Point, the Great Turning, the Shift, Awakening, Ascension, and the Age of Aquarius. I call… Continue reading How to Steal Fire from the Gods

Mythology

Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Magician

The next step on our journey to awakening is The Magician. He stands alone and confident, his magic wand held aloft, the symbols of the Tarot arrayed before him. This is card number 1, which stands for positive action, individuality and creativity. The Magician represents the archetype of the Trickster, one of the earliest figures… Continue reading Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Magician