Category: THE MATRIX

Charles Williams and his role in the Inklings

The Inklings were a group of writers and intellectuals in Oxford who regularly met to discuss literature, philosophy, and theology during the 1930s and 1940s. Among its members were J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams. Williams was a British poet, novelist, and playwright who believed in the use of “archetypal symbolism” to tap into the collective unconscious and explore timeless themes. His work influenced the other members of the Inklings, particularly Lewis and Tolkien, and helped shape modern fantasy and science fiction literature. Lewis’ “That Hideous Strength,” a science fiction novel, was also influenced by Williams and explores themes of faith and the dangers of unchecked scientific progress.

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Encoded symbology of the ancient world

Encoded symbology refers to the use of symbols, shapes, and numbers to convey hidden or secret knowledge. This has been a common practice in the ancient world, and examples can be found in art, literature, architecture, and design. In modern times, encoded symbology can be found in various works, such as the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, the sonnets of William Shakespeare, and the design of modern devices and currency. Some people believe that these symbols contain hidden messages related to secret societies or ancient philosophies, while others believe they are simply decorative elements. The use of encoded symbology continues to captivate and intrigue people today.

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“The Cabbage Craze of the 1630s: A Forgotten Financial Bubble?

The cabbage craze was a financial bubble that took place in the Dutch Republic during the tulip mania of the 1630s. The demand for cabbages in the Dutch Republic began to surge in the 1630s, driven by a variety of factors, including a trend towards healthier eating and the popularity of cabbage-based dishes. As the demand for cabbages outstripped the supply, cabbage prices rose, leading to a rush of speculation in the cabbage market. However, the cabbage bubble eventually came to an end, with some accounts suggesting that it burst in the summer of 1637 due to a sudden glut of cabbages and others pointing to the impact of the tulip mania crash. The collapse of the cabbage bubble had far-reaching consequences, with many investors losing their savings and the economic disruption caused by the bubble having a lasting impact on the Dutch economy.

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