The Holy Trinity: Osiris, Isis, And Horus In Popular-Culture

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Do you ever notice how you see the same basic tropes over and over again in TV programs, movies, video games, comic books, and whatnot?

Do you ever notice that you see the same basic tropes over and over again in mythology, folktales, religion, and whatnot?

Now, why is that? Are these writers and mythmakers and so on just really lazy? Is this some sort of conspiracy to promulgate one type of view through the bowels of our pop-culture?

I would suggest that many of these most basic tropes are passed down through the centuries and millennia because they are deeply primal and embedded in the collective human psyche.

And to explore this concept, I’ve decided to take a spotlight that most ubiquitous of comic book tropes, the Man/Woman/Boy Superhero Triad.

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Star Trek’s “The Cage”: Ancient Astronauts, Aliens and Lam Oh My

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“The Earth is a farm. We are someone else’s property.”
–Charles Fort

We’re going to take a closer look at the 1965 Star Trek pilot “The Cage”—which the network tossed back to creator Gene Roddenberry as being “too cerebral.” (It’s a miracle the original series was able to stay as long on the air as it did).

What does this episode have to do with “Ancient Astronauts,” the Anunnaki, and perhaps even stranger stuff? Stay tuned!

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Are We Headed For A Star Trek Or Star Wars Future?

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Entertainment has a funny way of presaging future events, even future worlds. Perhaps it’s a self-fulfilling prophecy sort of thing; I mean, you are raised with a lot of these movies & TV shows and whatnot, and it can’t help but shape your views in some way. Then you grow up to build a rocket or lead a country, and are now in a position to place those sci-fi fever dreams of your youth into practice.

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