Lovecraft, The Psychedelic Experience and the Problem of Religious Language

*Work in Progress* The problem of religious language, that is whether or not we can we talk meaningfully about religious concepts and experiences (specifically, for example, the nature of God or mystical experience), dates back at least as far as the 5th-6h Century Neoplatonic mystic Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. Pseudo-Dionysius argued in favour of what has come to be […]

‘Beware the Slenderman’ Documentary

A few weeks ago I posted an article about Slenderman and the Ontological Argument exploring the possibility of defining entities into existence. I have recently been made aware of a new documentary from HBO that examines the origins and implications of the Slenderman meme, and it looks great. See below: