Masks are powerful. According to Joseph Campbell, masks allowed our ancestors to combine play and worship with the help of their evolved imaginations.
The mask allowed the wearer not just to act as if, but embody the spirit, god or archetype. With their innate ability to suspend Aristotelean A-B logic, our ancestors also made ecstatic spectators--experiencing the mask not as a mere representation of, but as a potentially powerful and...
"Fear always springs from ignorance." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
We've heard from various historical individuals, teachers, leaders and mystical writers that love is god, love is the glue that holds the universe together, and that for small creatures such as us, love is what makes the vastness bearable.
Fear is the opposite of love. It is constricting; it stifles our growth; it separates us from one another and from our innermost...