The Magical Motto
Originally posted on Postmodern Magic:
I’ve had three magical mottos since I started studying magic. My first (a motto focused on aspiration, hope, and frankly embarrassing pretension) I had until I achieved Knowledge and Conversation of my HGA, at which point I changed it in order to focus on the issues that my HGA pointed out to me (duality, prejudice, self-loathing). I had that until grad…
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"Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel, known simply as Cameron, was born in 1923 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Not far into her life, she established the reputation of being a witch.
Perhaps this was due to her electric red hair, her long black fingernails and matching black garb, her predilection for driving around town in a hearse. Or maybe it was due to her ethereal and erotic artworks, conjuring witches, angels and other dark forces that float off the page. Likely, it was a combination of the two (…)”.
Laconic kylix depicting Prometheus and Atlas -
A bearded Atlas bends his knees under the weight of the mass that he must support on his shoulders, having been condemned by Zeus to keep heaven and earth separated. Associated in his punishment is another Titan, his brother Prometheus, guilty of having given fire to men. He is tied to a pole and subjected to the perpetual torture of the eagle who eats his liver which grows again every night to be eaten once again. (Cerveteri, Italy, 560-550 BC)