The Symbolic World provides content which attempts to awaken a new symbolic vision of the world. Jonathan Pageau explores traditional symbolism from religious imagery as well as other legends and stories. He also uses symbolic patterns to interpret the modern world, its cultural manifestation and historical movements. Most content featured here appears as YouTube videos, podcasts made by Jonathan as well as guest appearances on other platforms.
Hello to all, the Q&A will be on Oct. 28th at 8pm EDT. https://youtu.be/Y5bzYGnryNc Put your question in the chat. Please only submit one question and try to be succinct. This month the best questions will be selected for the Q&A in order to avoid repeating the same...
Dn. Henok Elias is an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian and has a YouTube channel called Philosophy of Art & Science. Many listeners recommended I talk with him for an insider perspective on the particulars of Ethiopian Orthodox traditions.
One of the big problems people face today regarding religion or the notion of God, is the problem of what I would call the reality of God VS the reality of the world. This might seem abstract at first, but it ends up manifesting itself in everybody’s life, whether they’re religious or not.
Logos without mythos is itself the great myth of modernity, the Cosmos itself is communication, Being is communion. As such, there are no other means to access truth other than narrative, imagination, emotion, and rhetoric.
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For this month's supporter only video we are looking at the fractal narrative of the Genesis creation narrative and how this is also the pattern of our experience and encounter with the world. The entire six days of creation are composed by the basic pattern of...
In this video I interview Gauthier Pierozak about the amazing work he’s done to rediscover and share the lost work of the 20th century French symbolist, Louis Charbonneau-Lassay.
Hello to all, sorry for the late setup for this month's Q&A. It will be on the 30th at 8pm EDt. Put your question in the comments and please try to make it clear and succinct. Only one question person will be answered. If you are a 25$+ patron and want to set up our...
Taken from my supporter only videos, this video looks at what it is about the inverted pentagram which has made it associated with Satanism, but also why we find it in some churches.
The last episode of Marvel’s Loki series took a surprisingly thoughtful look at the problem of opposites. The entire series was about the challenges and opportunities of two extremes, unlimited variability on one side and absolute control and linearity on the other.