Monthly Archives: July 2020

Barry’s Blog # 345: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Six

In a dark time, the eye begins to see. – Theodore Roethke.  Boy Psychology I mentioned the Jungian psychologist Robert Moore in an earlier section. His books King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine and The … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 344: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Five

Hidin’ Biden We cannot let this, we’ve never allowed any crisis from the Civil War straight through to the pandemic of 17, all the way around, 16, we have never, never let our democracy sakes second fiddle, way they, we … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 343: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Four

Two Senile, Old White Guys Who Want to be President – Or Do They? I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters. – Trumpus This essay is not really about politics, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 342: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Three

Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed Everybody knows the war is over Everybody knows the good guys lost Everybody knows the fight was fixed The poor stay poor, the rich get rich That’s … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 341: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Two

For a long time now, only half of American adults have considered it worth their time to vote. They are not stupid. Stop calling them stupid. We make up the lowest turnout rate in the world because so few of … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 340: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part One

The war is not meant to be won; it is meant to be continuous. – George Orwell Watch what we do, not what we say. – John Mitchell, Attorney General under Richard Nixon Let me be perfectly clear (Nixon said … Continue reading

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