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Masks as Veils

Symbolism of masks in the current context and how they relate to religious veils.

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A Symbolic Meditation on Hiroshima at 75: Divine-Human Transfiguration and Transhuman Disfiguration

We tend to forget that the advent of the Atomic Age, with the destruction of Hiroshima in a single bomb blast 75 years ago on August 6, 1945, was not greeted with dread so much as with wonder at mankind’s near-divine power over matter. For it was thought that man was now providentially endowed with […]

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Latest Event

Faith, Art, and Symbolism – Boston Talk

February 15, 2020 • 3:00 pm

I will be giving two talks in Boston on Feb. 15th on art and symbolism There will also be an included lunch as well as a tour of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral hosted by myself.  The price is only 15$.

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Masks as Veils
Masks as Veils

Symbolism of masks in the current context and how they relate to religious veils.

Creating A Cosmic Image
Creating A Cosmic Image

I describe my most recent drawing in which I try to create a synthesis of the Symbolic World.

July 2020 Q&A
July 2020 Q&A

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Jordan Peterson and the Stories We Live In.
Jordan Peterson and the Stories We Live In.

I look at the effect of Jordan Peterson on culture, the similarities in our though as well as my differences with him regarding the importance of stories. Th…

The Ecstasy of 2020 – Stoa Discussion
The Ecstasy of 2020 – Stoa Discussion

This video was taken from an even I did for the Stoa in which I gave a synthesis of the madness we have seen in 2020. We look at Covid, BLM protests, the upc…

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The Beheaded Woman Still Alive

The Beheaded Woman Still Alive

Be astonished: a beautiful woman, beheaded 1,700 years ago, still lives. She is the patron of miners, tunnellers, armourers, military engineers,...

The Symbolism of Anti-Vaxxing

The Symbolism of Anti-Vaxxing

I will look at the symbolism of anti-vaxxer (anti-vaccination) conspiracy theories. First, anti-vaxxers validly intuit …

Garden of Earthly Delights

Garden of Earthly Delights

Recently, an unhappy person who has been living on the fringes, sent a message to her friends that the darkness was lifting. She now understands the...

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About

Jonathan Pageau

Jonathan Pageau

Professional Icon Carver

Jonathan Pageau is a professional artist, writer and public speaker, giving workshops and conferences all around North America. He teaches carving, speaks on art, but mostly explores symbolic structures that underlie our experience of the world.

Through his YouTube channel and podcast, The Symbolic World, he also furthers the conversation on symbolism, meaning and patterns in everything from movies, to icons, to social trends.

Articles on the The Symbolic World are contributed by several writers engaged with Jonathan in the exploration of Symbolism across all fields.

To see the Jonathan’s art, please visit his carving website, his Patreon Art page or follow him on social media.