Voices from the Past

Voices from the past. Voices from the past survive in the memory of old books. Many of these books are not valued by book collectors but to the mythographologist they are priceless. Sadly, our contemporary culture, rooted in voracious consumer exploitation and viscous...

The MANual – book one – the rules 2021

The MANual: book one, the rules. (2021) This is the new edition of what was originally published in 2018 as “The Rules”. The new edition was necessary because I felt the first book needed ‘tidying up’ and a bit more polish to it. I have added...

Vulcan 03 The Forging of History (episode two)

Four prospects of myth and neo-liberalism. The mythology of neo-liberalism and global corporate mythology is much written about but only Jack Adams applied Joseph Campbell’s four prospects of myth to the issue. He first started to use Campbell’s analysis...

Vulcan 02 The Forging of History (episode one)

Vulcan Part 2: The Forging of History Episode One: The seeds of religion. In this history, the first point to be very clear on is that religion did not exist until it was invented by and through the innovations produced by farming and the creation of surplus. This...

Mythology, Gods and Days of the Week

Mythology, Gods and days of the week Mythology, Gods and days of the week is an episode in the series “A Conversation with Simon Roper”. In our exchange, we consider the history and mythology in the days of the week. We use the names of the days of the...