Category Archives: Puer Aeternus

The Epic Behavior of Carlos Estevez (“What’s in a Name?”)

This week’s blog takes a somewhat lighthearted view of a phenomenon that some of you may have noticed from time to time. Mythfire’s interest in this phenomenon was piqued a couple weeks back after reading a footnote in C.G. Jung’s … Continue reading

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The Epic Behavior of Charlie Sheen (“Oh, To Have Adonis DNA and Tiger-Blood!”)

Last week’s post suggested that the drama of sporting events invariably provides a spiritual experience of enthusiasm, even ecstasy, for both athletes and spectators. Someone versed in depth psychology and/or mythological studies might look at that experience and identify the … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Tucson (“Consciousness of Failure”)

In the wake of the shootings in Tucson, New York Times journalist David Brooks has an Op-Ed today entitled “Tree of Failure.”In this thoughtful piece of writing, Brooks discusses civility in a manner which some people no doubt will have … Continue reading

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