The Daphne Motif and the problem with Laurels

Everywhere in JEM (Jewish Esoteric Moralization) we encounter an “Adonis Motif.” Here the Jewish artist presents the Adonai or Jewish God as the “moral” “spiritually beautiful” sympathetic lover who obtains the desired female breeding stock. In such narratives he frequently out-competes “morally inferior,” unintelligent or insensitive Martial and Apollonian figures. Again, that Adonis ostensibly suffers […]

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Captain Marvel Part III: Carol Danver’s love interest, Mar Vell, the Christian Crypto-Jew

Stan Lee’s Mar Vell is intended esoterically as a Jew. We know this for several reasons. First a common Semitic bride gathering theme appears in Mar Vell’s first appearance. Here ethnicities are indicated contextually, through color symbolism and, of course, by names. In his first appearance, Mar Vell, unlike the rest of the Kree, is […]

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Captain Marvel Part I: The Jewish Feminist Carol Danvers a.k.a Ms. Marvel

It’s widely guessed, especially through various clues appearing in the 1977 Ms. Marvel comic that Gloria Steinem, the founder and editor of the similarly named Ms. magazine, is an important real world inspiration for Carol Danvers or the female Captain Marvel developed in that comic. It’s actually very obviously the case. The first issue of […]

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Homosexuality Part VI: David & Jonathan: The Homosocial Love between Jewish and Aryan men

Homosexuality, Bisexuality and Homosociality may heighten coherence among Jewish men. Yet these developments may, in addition, be an alliance-forming adhesive vis-à-vis Aryan men, whether in the Religious or “Secular” context. Hence it may facilitate both an ability to cohere internally as well as an ability to cohere to the host. Here the relationship between the […]

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