Dear Don: Gravid…

Dear Don,

Unfortunately, today’s control seems to be rooted in finding the best entrée into the psychology of marketing and manipulation, forgetting that psyche originally referred to the soul, not the wallet or the popularity polls.

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Etruscan Hydra. Image: Wolfgang Sauber CCA3

“Death’s at the bottom of everything…” a strange way of putting it, even if they do end up in the sewers. Although it would be true to say that death is the backdrop against which life is played out. Without it, would life hold any value for us? We dismiss the infinite all too readily in our society these days, while the tantalising glitter of transience catches our attention and becomes an object of desire.

By the way, I do not have a penchant for mainstream thought, Mr Sams! Like Coyote, though, someone has to show what not to do… and mainstream thought does have a tendency to show where not to stand….which is as good a starting point as any.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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