One of the seminal features of mystical thought is the way it wafts through the so-called real world, untouched, on its own plane, showing itself in the most unlikely of places--like the modern political economy...

How a giant of 20th century philosophy, taken too soon from us, would view the proliferation of consumer genetic testing, not to mention its impact on our sense of self, identity, and relationship to power...

Put Friedrich Nietzsche, chronicler/bard of the Ubermensch, and Frantz Fanon, champion of the underdog, in the same foxhole, and the results are surprisingly simbustible...

Through the dead in a long-long battle, a modern poet finds what's worth dying for...

One of our own early poets taught us how to deal with what we too often face now: the unfathomable...