Tag Archives: William Irwin Thompson

The Politics of Anonymity

What do Ellis Bell, Victoria Lucas and Jane Somers have in common? They’re pseudonyms (and, incidentally, women have used them). More specifically, they’re nom de plumes, assumed by their users for diverse reasons, which I’ll return to. But first, have … Continue reading

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Not a book review, wind-up: beyond Barbara Hand Clow’s The Mayan Code (or WTF is ‘enlightenment’?)

The radical vision of mass enlightenment at the heart of The Mayan Code (2007) is, for Barbara Hand Clow, a mere variation on a theme. Two decades ago she published an astrology text, Liquid Light of Sex (1991), which posits … Continue reading

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Bloggers Anonymous – the question of ethics

Studies have shown that while 82% of Americans say they intend to write a book, as many as half of all Americans have not read a book for pleasure in the past year.* If those stats are accurate and you’re … Continue reading

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