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INTERPRETING THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT – Alternative interpretation of the Four Horsemen

IS EGO A DIRTY WORD? – History of the term ego and how it is used in different context.

SPIRITUAL BYPASSING AND RELIGIOUS ABUSE: The Reason Why Everyone Needs to Be Trauma-Informed – Knowing basic trauma principles can help people avoid wolves in sheep’s clothing, aka, destructive religious cult leaders.

THEOLOGY OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY AS DESCRIBED BY JUSTIN MARTIN: Was he deliberately harmonising Jewish and Ancient Greek philosophy? – An explanation of Christian symbology as understood through its Jewish heritage.

MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL, WHO IS THE FAIREST GENDER OF THEM ALL? – How misogynistic attitudes have developed through Aristotle, Aquinas, and Kramer.

IS ARISTOTLE OVERRATED?: A look at one of the ways patriarchal systems have used Aristotle’s writings to justify male supremacy – Few people realise the extent of Aristotle’s influence on western thought over the past two thousand odd years.

PSYCHOANALYSIS AND CASTRATION – A mockery of Freudian interpretation of mythology.

BE GONE MR PEARSON’S CORRELATIONS COEFFICIENT! – STATISTICS AND THE DEAD POET’S SOCIETY – Statistics are useful but they do not define a person.

THE BIG BANG THEORY AND EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY – An interpretation of the underlying themes in Ancient Egyptian mythology.

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SYMBOLISM AND MENTAL WELLBEING: THE BASICS – Freudian psychoanalytic theory made the connection between symbolism and mental wellbeing infamous, this article explores how he was right and how he was wrong.

FLAT EARTH MYTH – A reflective example of how misinformation can spread.

THE FOUR ELEMENTS IN THEOLOGY – The four elements in theology underpin a lot of ancient theologies, this blog examines some of these.

ST MARK’S LION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? – An exploration of how symbols can be shared and altered across time and religions.

NO PETERSON, CHAOS IS NOT A UNIVERSAL FEMININE TRAIT FOUND ACROSS MYTHOLOGY – A rebuttal to Jordan Peterson’s claims that chaos and order can be defined as universal traits of femininity and masculinity.

REFLECTIONS ON LEARNING HOW TO HOLD A PENCIL INSPIRED BY QUILTY’S WORK WITH SYRIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN – An anecdotal demonstration of how all art skills are learned.

CAN YOU SEE THE TURTLES? – An amusing examination of how people sometimes see what they want to see.

THE ART OF PERCEPTION: SIGHT AND MENTAL HEALTH – An experiment that demonstrates the connection between the neuroscience of the vision and mental perception.

HYSTERIA TO PTSD: FREUD’S HYPNOTISM STILL HAS SOME PEOPLE IN A TRANCE – A critical look at Freud’s impact on trauma theories.

GENOGRAMS – A method for exploring family trauma.

DEPRESSION, ADOLESCENCE, AND EDUCATION – Discussion of depression in adolescence and signs that teachers can look for.

ART AND TRAUMA – How art making can assist in trauma recovery.

HOW TO ZENTANGLE: ART THERAPY STYLE – A practical application of how making art through zentangling can help reduce anxiety.

ART PSYCHOTHERAPY AND NEUROSCIENCE – The basics of how art psychotherapy is supported by neuroscience.

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