The recent film Bliss depicts a core philosophy in mysticism, which is the unity of opposites, and the knowability of those opposites.
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The Mysticism of Disney/Pixar’s “Soul”
This film has many wonderful mystical themes on the nature of the soul, the afterlife, premortality, and the meaning of life.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 4, Into the Unknown
One of the major themes in Disney's Frozen II is the journey into the unknown, which is a common element of the mystical journey into communion with the Divine.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 3, The Philosophical Problem of Change
The characters of Frozen II sing about how "some things never change," even amid the changing world. Mysticism unveils those unchanging enduring things, the greater Whole that is also One and Love.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 2, The Lullaby
The opening lullaby in Frozen II is replete with mystical symbolism of all kinds, which frames the rest of the film's story.
The Mysticism of Frozen II: Part 1, Introduction & Opening Myth
The 2019 Disney animated musical film Frozen II is filled to the brim with mystical themes and symbols, expressing some of the deepest and most profound spiritual ideas of history in a creative new narrative.
#46 Josh Radnor’s “First Vision” Account
The sitcom celebrity of How I Met Your Mother had an entheogenic "First Vision" experience of "Christ," and lives to tell about it.
The Nuclear Family, Communal Breakdown, & Mysticism
The communal structure that humans evolved in is fragmenting, from large family groups, to small nuclear families, with damaging effects. We're losing mystical communion and thus community as well.
Patriotism as Ethnocentrism? A Mystical Perspective
Should we encourage patriotism in and for our country? What might mysticism say about that?
Derren Brown: “Faith Healing” as Psychospiritual Transformation
Are faith healings real? If so, how might they work deep in our psyche?