The Way Of The Gun – The Surprising Re-Development Of A Proto-Indo-European Term Into Modern English … And its Comparative Cognates Considered In Both Ritual And Conventional Phraseology Across The Indo-European Sphere

Something I have long remarked upon is the manner in which certain terms, certain concepts … they are to be found in incredibly archaic spheres, and then they 'fade away' or they undergo some transmogrification which obscures their essence somewhat, only to thence re-emerge somewhere else entirely amidst one of the Indo-European descendant groups who … Continue reading The Way Of The Gun – The Surprising Re-Development Of A Proto-Indo-European Term Into Modern English … And its Comparative Cognates Considered In Both Ritual And Conventional Phraseology Across The Indo-European Sphere

Ahimsa And The Non-Counterpoint Of Contextually Mandated Violence

[Author's note: This turned up from my writings upon this date in 2018 - given the present series we're running, it seemed a useful thought to re-publicize here] I have previously, from time to time, written about the Hindu principle of 'Ahimsa' - often (directly) translated as "non-harm" or "non-violence" ... and often rather egregiously … Continue reading Ahimsa And The Non-Counterpoint Of Contextually Mandated Violence