I met Shane on YouTube. He identifies as a combination of Gnostic and Baptist. Among other things, Shane believes that Satan is not pure spirit, but has a human form with both male and female sexual organs. He was friendly, and we got along well in spite of our theological differences.
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It’s been more than a year since Ben’s first interview, so I reached out to do part 2. We talked mostly about Jordan Peterson’s ideas and how they relate to recent developments in the Unitarian Universalist (UU) world.
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I met Mitch on Facebook where I was drawn to his sharp and abrasive communication style. He was raised in a secular Jewish home, and considers himself agnostic. I like to think of Mitch as a cute kitten with sharp little claws.
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I met Tino more than a decade ago, through mutual friends He lives in Belgium. Tino describes his religion as “tribal gatherings and psychedelic medicines.” He believes that we can access ultimate reality through altered states of consciousness.
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William is a very gifted visual artist whom I met at the University of Waterloo. We were in different programs, but we were neighbours. His depth and sensitivity made a deep impression on me even then. I’m glad to have reconnected.
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I met Judah through friends at a BBQ in the park this summer. He was raised Jewish, but never believed in God. He studied philosophy and creative writing and is a devoted father of twins. I enjoyed getting to know him a little better.
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I met Robbie at a Meetup group called Misfit Island (Montreal). He was the original editor of Vice Magazine, a successful screenwriter, and a creator of content for several Cirque du Soleil shows. He is currently finishing a degree in Philosophy at Concordia University.
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Diabolically Informative put out a video on his YouTube channel defending some aspects of Morgue’s Hyperianism, which has some Pythagorean roots. He is the first idealist I have interviewed, but not the last, I hope. I enjoyed hearing his perspective.
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The woman who wants to be known simply as “Their Child” emailed me asking to do Part 2, so I agreed. She says she had a private revelation from her Father about the symbolic meaning of the human umbilical cord. I let her talk without interruption.
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Pykris is the companion of Nicky, whom I interviewed recently. If I have understood correctly, this young man claims to be an avatar of one of Satan’s favorite demon-spawn, Pykris. I renounce forever Satan and all his demons and I give myself entirely to Jesus Christ.
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