This time the vampire commentary comes in the form of a brilliant youtube video I've shared again and again (but not on this blog) whenever the opportunity arises. And alas, after Alt-mentalities brilliant post, the opportunity has once again arisen. If you've not read it yet, I recommend doing so before viewing this. Just seems... Continue Reading →
As most literary figures and themes, vampires are a symbol; I’d go so far as to say that they are an archetype (IE, an ancient and nearly universal symbol recognized by many human cultures across time). The vampire represents the victim of abuse who, having lost his soul, is transformed into an “undead” creature victimizing and therefore condemning other humans to the same fate.