SOMETHING ABOUT SLEEP IS VERY WRONG

Posted by Soren Dreier Author: Rubin Naiman When wakefulness is seen as the main event, no wonder so many have trouble sleeping. Can we rekindle the joy of slumber? In Evelyn De Morgan’s numinous painting, Night and Sleep (1878), Nyx, the mighty Greek goddess of night, hovers across a dusky sky with her beloved son Hypnos, the sweet-natured god of sleep. The painting and the Greek gods it captures depict a radically different way of understanding and relating to sleep. In antiquity sleep was personified, transcendent, even romantic. Both Nyx and Hypnos had personality. Nyx was beautiful, shadowy and formidable – the only … Continue reading SOMETHING ABOUT SLEEP IS VERY WRONG

NASA ‘DOES THE MATH’ AND INTRODUCES 13TH ZODIAC SIGN

by Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times  NASA says they’ve done the math, and they’ve recently introduced a new zodiac sign. They’ve thrown ages-old astrology charts totally out of whack with the announcement of Ophiuchus. What used to be utilized by die-hard astrology enthusiasts to plot and plan their lives could now be thought of as heresy. If ever the New Age advice to “check the stars” before taking action, were counterbalanced with scientific reason, which supposes heavenly bodies have no impact on our lives whatsoever, we’d see we are at odds – these seemingly disparate entities have now entered a new territory of antipathy, or have … Continue reading NASA ‘DOES THE MATH’ AND INTRODUCES 13TH ZODIAC SIGN