Love among The Unfallen at every wavelength of heaven’s light.

Today is the last day to get The Unfallen – my rom-com novel with real romance and real comedy – for free. Invest yourself in this extract, if you like, or just snag the book while it’s free. This is the just-plain-fun of a newly-won love, a fun way to meet Gwen and Devin.

Fair warning: This post is comprised of an extract from my novel, The Unfallen. If you permit yourself to read this, you will be exposed to romantic fiction involving sexually playful adults engaged in actual life-like grown-up encounters. If you’re not comfortable with that kind of thing, skip ahead now. The nets are awash in content, after all, and almost none of it is about grown-ups. This post is nothing but a tiny glob of glowing phosphor on the vast oceans of information. Feel free to swim away with my blessings.

But: If you do want to catch a glimpse of actual grown-ups in action, I might have what you need. The Splendor that is the grail of my life is a state of mind, a state of being, a mental fugue state where being and awareness of being and worship of and delight in being all become Continue reading

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Devin’s devotion: “We are locked together, locked like the links of that chain.”

The Unfallen, a novel of love and indomitability, available at Amazon.com.

The Unfallen, a novel of love and indomitability, available at Amazon.com.

Loki’s Love Letters are prime choice LadyPorn for this reason: I am writing a man’s kind of love-making from a man’s point of view – while tickling every fancy that makes lady-boners go “SPROING!!” I’m doing this for didactic purposes, but aroused is aroused, and I’ve got the potion that instigates motion.

I learned to write that kind of erotica for The Unfallen – which is free in Kindle form until tomorrow. What I wanted was a sex that was masculine and immaculate – like the kind real married people really have – a love-making that would be enthralling to both men and women, each for their own reasons.

Clipped below is one example, an email from Devin Dwyer to his blonde goddess, Gwendolyn Jones:

Date: Sun, 07 Dec 1997 22:27:33 -0500
To: gpjones@bostonglobe.com
From: drdevin@ptolemy.mit.edu
Subject: The chain

I promised to tell you my full reasons for buying you that chain. The truth is I hate chains. They symbolize for me everything that is loathsome in human relationships; they symbolize slavery. But from the very beginning I have wanted to bind myself to you completely--me to you, not you to me--and the chain Continue reading

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Until you know what the buyer is buying, you don’t know what you’re selling – or how.

Did he just say matron-fracker? In church?

Did he just say matron-fracker? In church?

Thanks to Anthony ‘Dream’ Johnson of The 21 Convention, The Church of Splendor is streaming with his much more robust Youtube powers.

This week: Loki the Trickster illuminates the emotional factors in play in every transaction – in every mutually-voluntary human social interaction. That would be boring in any other church, but we punch things up with loud guitar plunking and elaborate swear-words.

You have never been to a church like this. Settle in and let me talk, and I’ll show you the world as you’ve never seen it:

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A comic romp of love, sex and philosophy: My Kindle novel The Unfallen is FREE right now.

The Unfallen, a novel of love and indomitability, available at Amazon.com.

The Unfallen, a novel of love and indomitability, available at Amazon.com.

My novel The Unfallen is now available as an Amazon Kindle eBook. Here is the way I blurbed the book when I wrote it:
The Unfallen is a very sexy book about philosophy and a very philosophical book about love and longing. It’s written about and for smart, productive people who live to love their lives…

I can summarize it Ari Gold-style with three quick synopses:

1. It’s a very romantic novel about philosophy.

2. It’s a send-up of genre romance fiction, a literal inversion of the bodice-ripper how-to book called “Adventurous women, dangerous men.”

3. It’s fifty shades sexier, celebrating the splendor of real love, not the squalor of degradation.

Here’s an extract from The Unfallen, the poem that was the instigating cause of my own marriage:

you come to me by starlight
in a gown of gauzy white
your sacraments revealed concealed
high priestess of the night

you whisper vespers whisper prayers
whisper vows of faith and fear
in still and silent grace you stand
as i in trembling awe draw near

i kneel in worship grasp your hand
press it to my searing lips
pray god to know the endless peace
flowing from your fingertips

you come to me in night divine
your glory Continue reading

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From ‘The Unfallen’ – The purpose of civilization.

The Unfallen, my Kindle novel of romantic redemption, is available for free this week on Amazon.com. The book is completely riven with witty dialogue and enthralling, immaculate love-making, but my focus is always on the enormous, so we also manage to illuminate the connection between love and civilization.

“Can you read the inscriptions on the buildings outside? This is M.I.T.’s way of honoring all the great men of science. Galileo, Kepler, Fourier, LaPlace. Aristotle, toward whom every branch of science must bow. Hundreds of names, some larger, some smaller, almost all of them men. Does that seem odd to you?”By: Justin Jensen

From ‘The Unfallen’Finally on Friday, not knowing what to do but knowing she had to do something, she called Winnie Booth and asked if she could meet her for lunch. She stopped at Toscannini’s in Central Square for ice cream then again at Bertucci’s, where a pizza was waiting for her, and she met Winnie in a little lounge overlooking Killian Court at M.I.T. They shared small talk over lunch. Winnie was so big with the baby she seemed about to burst and she used her belly like a little table.

“You can afford to eat like this,” Continue reading

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Cultivating Splendor: An atheist egoist church, philosophy without a net – and you.

I’m staring at you – and you know it.

I’m staring at you – and you know it.

The Church of Splendor is growing. With half-a-year’s worth of services in the vault, Anthony ‘Dream’ Johnson of The 21 Convention is taking on the live streaming with his much more robust Youtube powers. Anthony has been a fast friend to my ideas since the publication of Man Alive, and he has been very generous in sharing with me the enormous audience he has built over the years.

Here’s the link to the video stream. And: New praxis, new mistakes, I promise, so don’t be dismayed by miscellaneous shake-out-ery. No errors, no art. No garage, no garage-band discourse. It’s not philosophy to my satisfaction until it’s philosophy without a net – until you’ve bet your life on it.

Is all of this a mystery to you? I’m talking about The Church of Splendor, my atheist egoist garage-band televangelical mission.

An atheist egoist church? How does that work? More big ideas, fewer big hats, same damn offering plate. The Church of Splendor is moral philosophy for people who know why they need one, practical ontology from the gritty to the grandiose. That is to say: You ain’t never been to a church like Continue reading

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Nothing says ‘I love you’ like Loki’s leer…

“What I want from you, I take, and what you want to give me – I take that, too.” Loki’s leer is available at Amazon.com.

“What I want from you, I take, and what you want to give me – I take that, too.”Loki’s leer is available at Amazon.com.

It’s Friday, and Loki has a new love letter for Sigyn: Loki’s leer.

It’s another deeply-plotted romance: Sigyn dances for Loki, they couple, they couple some more. But the theme is quite a bit more interesting: Sigyn can’t conquer Loki, even when she takes him on with her very best weapon, her beauty.

I love to watch you dance for me.

That seems like a self-centered love, even for me, and I have a track record for getting what I want out of you. But I know you like it, too, for your own self-centered reasons. There is within you a winsome little wanton who loves for me to leer at her. You know it practically hurts me to look at you, and I think you have the idea you can slay me utterly me with your beauty.

So dress up for me. I like that red satin bra of yours. It’s a shame to hide your breasts, but at least it hides them breathtakingly. Vegas pants, of course. I never want for you to wear anything else Continue reading

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