Posts by Graham

JAWS: THE MOVIE AND ITS ARCHETYPES

By on Oct 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Jaws: The Movie and its Archetypes I arrived home on Thursday after what seemed like a long day and actually long week of work ready to settle in for what I hoped would be a perfectly mundane Thursday Night Football game between the Patriots and Giants. After preparing a relatively good evening meal as I sat down, I discovered the movie Jaws was on which felt like a...

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A NOT-SO-MODEST PROPOSAL

By on Sep 30, 2019 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

War is sweet to those who never experienced it. Erasmus Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity. George Carlin Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems? Calvin and Hobbes   A NOT-SO-MODEST PEACE PROPOSAL War has been almost constant throughout human history. Since the beginning of time efforts at containing this horror have quite...

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BRAKING ONE OF MY RULES

By on Sep 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

  I have had a rule for my blog that I don’t sell things here but today I am going to break that rule by announcing that my memoir, “An Ordinary Childhood,” is finally available on Amazon. This project was begun in the early 2000s with early drafts and scribblings. I abandoned it for quite a while but reclaimed it in 2015. And since that time, it has been...

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Spiritual Conundrums

By on Aug 24, 2019 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

         SPIRITUAL CONUNDRUMS Throughout the history of spiritual and theological reflection there have been certain staples of thought about the Divine. These include; God is all powerful, God is all knowing, or God is perfect. Reflection on the nature of the Divine literally fills many libraries with thousands of volumes. Part of the problem with our efforts to...

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OUR NATIONAL SHADOW II

By on Aug 10, 2019 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

OUR NATIONAL SHADOW II This posting is a follow up to the previous one discussing our national, collective shadow which is so dominant in these tumultuous times. This posting attempts to fill this out more and especially see its connection to us and our individual shadow. Trump is the mouthpiece for the undercurrents running throughout American culture. He expresses...

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