Why is he so enigmatic and still so appealing? Is it because of his monsters? Or because of his scary images of consequences for the sinful behavior? Or his bold assessment that our well-established order just does not make sense? We are all in his paintings even if we do not want to acknowledge it.
Religion as a way to connect all dots in our world view, which helps us to align all our desires and abilities.
Ecologist Dwayne Moore wrote in his article “The Principle Applied to Ecological Risk Assessments of Multiple Stressors”, published in 2001: “Successful ecological risk assessments are all alike; every unsuccessful ecological risk assessment fails in its own way. Tolstoy posited a similar analogy in his novel Anna Karenina: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family […]
The last shroud of mystery around Stonehenge was taken down for me after I had read about recent discoveries about the origin of the bluestones and the idea of building Stonehenge, its purpose, and relatively young age if compared to Göbekli Tepe.
It is almost 12,000 years old. Those who visited the site reported unforgettable experience. When I look at the images, curved on the pillars, I cannot avoid the feeling that it was done by a very talented contemporary artist. Not that I have superiority complex over ancient civilizations. Far from it. I think the humanity […]