but wait – there’s more…. mercury enters virgo and a free set of steak knives…

‘danae and angels’ ds ’06

“Greek myth has it that the goddess Demeter personally showed the people of Eleusis ‘the conduct of her rites and taught them all her mysteries..- awful mysteries which no one may in any way transgress or pry into or utter, for deep awe of the gods checks the voice…we might say, then, that in many traditions the injunction to silence is the speech act by which a particular narrative is made sacred. The rule of silence separates or cuts these stories off from all other stories and makes them special, holy, sacred…”

(Lewis Hyde, Trickster Makes This World)

Just kidding about the steak knives…

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