" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

April 22, 2018

Fighting the GOOD Fight?

I've been listening to a few GOOD (I only mean that in the surname sense, not as in these interviews were actually good to listen to, although they aren't bad either) interviews with Nick Good about becoming your own superhero and listening to some GOOD (I mean good this time, as in good interview) Chris Knowles interviews about his book 'Our Gods Wear Spandex'.
Comic books have fascinated and inspired people of all ages for generations.
Yet few know that, like Pulp Fiction, its heroes and themes were heavily influenced by the Occult revival of the 19th century; and that its esoteric undertones continue to this day, especially with the runic touch of such openly magician-artists as Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Jack Kirby, Neil Gaiman and many more.
To wit, instead of looking at the past to old gods, mythological heroes, and arcane saviors, comic books secretly bring these luminaries and place them in modern times to deal with modern problems.
And often timeless problems.
We take a journey from the genesis of comic books, its evolution and that of its mystic protagonists, to our age where their heretical message is more influential than ever because of movies and video games.
Could the solution to so many of our spiritual and material problems be right in front of us, dressed in spandex?"
Nick Good: Living In Natural Magic
July 16, 2009
Hosted by Simran
"The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe."
Ironically, 'Avengers: Infinity War' starts in my country of Australia on the 25th of April, which is a holiday in Australia for ANZAC Day.
Oddly enough, ANZAC Day is related to a day that falls on November 11th (11/11) in Australia which we call Remembrance Day and I was listening to a podcast at the '11:11' podcast site from November 25th, 2010, about a lady who started out in the fashion industry ('Our Gods Wear Spandex'?-), but left the industry to start a magazine and podcast show.
I had been going through the archives at the '11:11' podcast site and to be honest only about 1 in 3 of those podcasts interest me enough to listen right through to the end, but I found this podcast told by the host of the podcast series really worth a listen to, and it resonates with this post -
Simran Singh
November 25, 2010
Hosted by Simran
"Simran Singh is an ordinary woman … she is an extraordinary being . . . she is you, them, and she is me.
She feels pain and desires love … just like every other person on the planet.
Simran Singh recognizes we all have a choice … and asks, 
What are you doing with yours?’ 
Revisit the journey through 18 issues of 11:11 magazine and discover a personal healing path that will allow you to step into your purpose, power and authenticity."
Just Breathe?!

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