In Ancient Egypt, humans had an intensely intimate relationship with animals. Many animals, including cats, beetles, monkeys, crocodiles, and hippos, held intense cultural and spiritual significance. In a series of blog posts, I’ll be discussing what we can learn from the ways these animals impacted Egyptian culture and religion. The cat specifically, was cherished deeplyContinue reading “The Cat’s Eye of Egypt”
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Revenge, Forgiveness, and Judgment
Sometimes we might find it difficult to stop ourselves from spreading hate, even when we have good intentions. Why do good people seek revenge? Why should we forgive someone who has done horrible things to us? These two films, The Mustang, and, The Green Mile, both aim to teach us why forgiveness is always inContinue reading “Revenge, Forgiveness, and Judgment”
Why Do We Fear Death?
O’ Death, O’ Death, won’t you spare me over ’til another year? John Cygan as Silas Greaves (Call of Juarez: Gunslinger – 2013) Humans have coping mechanisms for pretty much everything. When it comes to traumatic experiences, these coping mechanisms can unfortunately prove to be counterproductive. For most of us, we are rarely ever preparedContinue reading “Why Do We Fear Death?”