When we watch a film or read a novel, we unconsciously project our inner beliefs and systems onto what we are viewing. There is a reoccurring idea, an archetype of sorts, that is often seen in media involving planes and ships. The basics of it is this: We perceive ourselves, our ego, as the vessel, and the endless blue of the sky or the sea, that’s the unconscious. Think of a ship. Lonely and small in comparison to the sea. Even when it … [Read more...] about The Truth About The Depths Of Our Minds
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Recently I finished reading American Gods, and I have a few thoughts about the book. I'm just going to keep this post fairly informal and go through what I liked and what I didn't. Why should this interest you? With a lot of books and films, people are either for or against it. Neil Gaiman even said that he thought this book was especially polarizing. … [Read more...] about American Gods, An Imaginative Tale Or A Stale Read?
Ever since I have created my website, I have had a hard time defining what it is. That's why I created the Four Pillars Of Talepress. I know that this place is about stories, but whenever I tried to write posts consistently, I’d get burned out and run out of ideas. At first, I thought it was purely about fiction. I wrote about my methods for writing, as well as posting my own short stories. That did not seem right. … [Read more...] about The Four Pillars Of Talepress