The Bagua or Pa Kua are eight symbols used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concepts. Each consists of three lines, each line either "broken" or "unbroken", respectively representing yin or yang.
It begins with two. There are only 8 ways one can combine them as 3.
5 of the 8 Forces are included in Taoist 5 Element Theory: water, fire,…Continue
I was born to a basically upper middle class childhood, where everyone generally liked each other. My mother divorced my father when I was three, and I was raised to look out for her. I have never been the type to hit on girls. Indeed, the phrase has two meanings attached to it - aggressive romancing and domestic violence. Anyway, neither in my history, which was always to my credit. In high school, my clique of intelligent guys were the ones who actually knew how to be friends with…Continue
In the long tradition of blues dealing with any subject turning the human tides, here is a brand new blues, hand-written earlier today, typed for the first time direct into Esoteric Online.
It's an 8-bar blues, so, strummers and sliders, pull out thine axe. First chord is C, second line goes up to F, third chord back to C, fourth back up to F. Fifth…Continue