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Hope as a Symbol in the Work of Anton Chekov

Hope as a Symbol in the Work of Anton Chekov

Find Chekov on Amazon Spirituality and Hope Anton Chekhov had elements of Christianity and Judaism in his works, but his true religion was that of the people.  Out of all belief systems, Chekhov identified with hope.  In hope, he found the higher existence which romanticism relied heavily upon. Perhaps his scientific studies kept him from rooted and realistic, but his soul wandered out of reach.  Chekhov believed so much in ever expanding knowledge and the shifts of consciousness, that many times his characters have lengthy monologues concerning the people of the future. In Three Sisters, Vershinin says, “In the course of two hundred, three hundred years, life on this earth […]

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Numbers in Lost

Numbers in Lost

The numbers were the winning lottery numbers that Hugo “Hurley” Reyes won $114 million dollars. Throughout Lost, Hurley had incredible bad luck after winning the money and believed the numbers were cursed. This is shown to be true throughout the series because the numbers are constantly seen when bad things happen. Because of this, the numbers in Lost symbolize bad occurrences. When Hurley was in a mental institution, he heard of the numbers from a mental patient who repeated the numbers constantly. When he later went back to ask the mental patient about all of the bad luck, he suddenly becomes more lucid and starts shouting that Hurley should not […]

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Rose Cross Symbol

Rose Cross Symbol

Find the Rose Cross on Amazon What Is the Meaning of the Rose Cross Symbol? The Rose Cross symbol is primarily utilized by several secret societal circles. It is often associated with Rosicruciansm. The Rose Cross, also known as the Rosy Cross and Rosie Cross, symbolizes the practices of Rosicruciansm. Rosicruciansm was founded by German Christian Rosenkreuz, which favors Protestantism and Lutheranism. Their practices largely rejected the beliefs of Catholicism and of Muhammad. The Rosy Cross was also adopted by Freemasons in the 18th century, which is when it began to be recognized in the public sphere. Freemasons used the Rosy Cross during Rosicrucian Masonic Rites, including the Rectified Scottish […]

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Libra in Astrology

Libra in Astrology

Let the spirit of the goddess shine upon you with a free sample Goddess Within Reading! The Venus Symbol and Femininity Libra is represented by the sign of the scales, and is one of the twelve star signs in modern western astrology.  It is the only inanimate symbol. In ancient Egypt mythology it was understood that when a person died their heart would be weighed by the god Anubis against the Feather of Truth.  If the heart was heavier than the Feather then their heart was fed to Ammit and that was the end of that person’s life and afterlife.  The symbol of the scales continues to this day to […]

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Fire Symbol in Astrology

Fire Symbol in Astrology

Let the spirit of the goddess shine upon you with a free sample Goddess Within Reading! The Fire Symbol  Fire is one of the four classical elements. Each of these four elements represents a base nature, or a simplest form of everything in the universe. Fire is classically understood to be hot and dry, and is associated with the humor of plasma, one of the four humors on which early doctors understood the body to function. Fire is a dual-natured symbol.  Fire means destruction and chaos. Much the same way that a forest fire burns everything in sight, the symbol of Fire can be interpreted as a loss of everything […]

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Natal Chart

Natal Chart

Let the spirit of the goddess shine upon you with a free sample Goddess Within Reading! The Natal Chart and its Symbolism Natal Charts represent an understanding or ordering of a person’s life.  A Natal Chart is a map of the Universe with the subject of study at the center of the map. The map is specific to the subjects day of birth, and depicts which planets were in a powerful position as well as where the sun, the moon, and anything else that happened to be in the sky on the day of their birth. It helps in understanding personality traits, and is understood through zodiac signs and houses. […]

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33rd Degree Freemason

33rd Degree Freemason

Find 33rd Degree on Amazon Symbolism and Freemasonry 33 Degrees is not the name of some boy band. 33 Degrees is noted as representing a 33rd Degree Mason. The 33rd Masonic Degree and Scottish Rite Degree, is the highest honor a Freemason can receive. A Rite is a series of degrees given to Freemasons, with a 33rd Masonic Degree being the top level, to a certain extent. To receive a Scottish Rite Degrees within Freemasonry, an individual must obtain a “Petition for Degrees” from the Freemason Lodge. The Degree of Freemasons typically falls in three categories, with the ultimate being a 32nd Masonic Degree. With respects to Scottish Rite Degrees, […]

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Inverted Pentagram Symbol

Inverted Pentagram Symbol

Find the Inverted Pentram Symbol on Amazon What is the Meaning of the Inverted Pentagram Symbol? The pentagram, and the inverted pentagram in particular, also known as a 5-point star, is a symbol for a variety of secret societies. These societies include Witchcraft, Wacca, Paganism, the Illuminati, and other satanic worshiping groups. The meaning of the inverted pentagram symbol and the pentagram symbol varies in some circles. For instance, in earlier forms of Wicca, the pentagram symbol symbolized the first and most basic degree of the craft. Conversely, the inverted pentagram symbol indicates a higher level of learning, the third and most advanced degree. Pentagram symbolism in society is quite […]

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Soul and Funk

Soul and Funk

Soul Music on Amazon What is Soul and Funk Music? Martin Luther King Jr. inspired a sense of hope and peace that transcended artists and people alike, who felt that America had a responsibility to live up to the values it claimed to own.  During the 1950’s, music tended to focus on the idea of solitary remorse and forlorn abandonment.  While the music of the 1950’s was more inclined to relationship woes, the revolutionary era of the 1960’s produced a sense of independence, and the power of the individual voice. Soul music helped open the eyes and hearts to people who may have had prior hesitations or close-minded viewpoints, and […]

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Jacobs Dream

Jacobs Dream

What Does Jacob’s Dream Mean? In the Book of Genesis there is a long narrative about Jacob and his brother Esau. Jacob had tricked their father, Isaac, with the help of his mother, into giving Jacob, Esau’s inheritance. Jacob was forced to run away from his home because Esau vowed to murder him once their father died. Jacob was in essence a fugitive on the run. Jacob was on the run because he had stolen his brother’s inheritance from their father. One night Jacob was exhausted from walking all day and fell asleep on the side of a road. Jacob had a dream. In the dream, God told him, “I […]

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