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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: When Women Go Mad or are Possessed

They had many names: Maenad (Mad Woman); Thyiad (Rushing Woman); Phoibad (Inspired Woman); Lyssad (Raging Woman). These women were the followers of the god Dionysos in his many forms. Periodically, woman en masse would go to the hills and howl, … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Strauss’ Dialectic, Athens and Jerusalem

There is a thesis, and there is a negation of it by an antithesis, and the two are resolved in what happens to be a new thesis. There is much more to it this process, of course, but essentially the … Continue reading

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