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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.

Understanding the Icons of Holy Week

Understanding the Icons of Holy Week

During Holy Week, the Orthodox faithful will see several icons in the center of the church being commemorated. These icons speak to each other regarding their elements and brought together with other liturgical elements, they participate in a powerful symphony of meaning.

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Accelerationism and Dancing with Death

Accelerationism and Dancing with Death

Accelerationism, the notion that we should aggravate the current chaos in order for things to break down and bring about a better world is an idea that has been resurfacing now for some time. We look at the issues it can bring about on a social, but also a personal scale.

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The Langauge of Creation | with Matthieu Pageau

The Langauge of Creation | with Matthieu Pageau

Matthieu Pageau’s book, The Language of Creation: Cosmic Symbolism in Genesis is now available on Amazon. Matthieu and I discuss the impetus for writing such a book on Biblical symbolism. We look at the basic ideas in the book as well as how these answer the major problems we are faced today in terms of world view.

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