A title from a study examining how cultures teach you to organize mental categories... it mentions a society in which the same word is used when speaking of women, fire, and dangerous things.
O fleece, that down the neck waves to the nape!
Languorous Asia, burning Africa,
I shall go there where, full of sap, both tree
A sun-drenched and reverberating port,
I'll plunge my head, enamored of its pleasure,
Pavilion, of blue-shadowed tresses spun,
A long time! always! my hand in your hair
It is a dangerous game to play with the passions of princes.
Gemini, from Carnaval in Rio
I am a lioness
What we see depends on mainly what we look for.
Sinister, an Amazon of Greek legend, faced with a more realistic version of the myth
If one man taking one step on the moon proved mankind is capable of
space exploration -- why don't thousands of women fighting in hundreds of
wars over 6,000 years prove that women are capable of serving in combat?
Diamanda Galas, opera singer & performance artist, in Italy
I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man,
but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but
because people refuse to see it.
Freedom is still the most radical idea of all.
Tell me whom you love, and I will tell you who you are.
Myth, Shadow, & Ego
Shadows: the symbolism of the mind
Psyche & Symbol
Visions that could be, places that should be
Totem & Taboo
For a HUGE but lovely view on religion
Last Updated: Fri Mar 03 2000