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Here is the complete list of my essays and articles in chronological order.

1995

“Thomas Jefferson, Rudolf Steiner and Seraphim of Sarov – Their Contrasting Ideas of Man” (paper delivered at Second International Conference on Philosophy and Culture, 10-15 August 1995, Eidos, St. Petersburg).

The Search for the “American Dream” (5 parts)English, #38-42, 1995.

Notes on the Lost Cosmos of American Culture (17 parts)English, #44, 48, 1995 – #1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, 31, 1996.

“The ‘Holyday Shopping Season’”English, #47, 1995, p. 7.

1996

“Individualism” – April 23, 1996 (unpublished)

“How Can Russians Help Americans?” – March 1996 (unpublished)

Letter to President Vaclav Havel – Moscow, 3 July 1996 (unpublished)

“Dismaying American Impressions” (Part 1: California – Journal Extracts '95, ‘96; Part 2: A California Dilettante Guru)English, #39, October 1996, p. 4; #42, November 1996, p. 14.

“Halloween in America, for Young and Old”English, #40, October 1996, p. 15.

“Volcano Mt. Shasta’s Surrounding Spiritual Euphoria” (2 parts)English, #44, November 1996, p. 14; #46, December 1996, p. 14.

“Christmas in America – A Special Gift Called Christmas”English, #47, December 1996, p. 13.

1997

“Worried Questions to Russian Teenagers, from an American Scholar”English, #5, February 1997, p. 1-3.

“2000 A.D., or Numerological Idolatry?”English, #7, February 1997, p. 1-14.

“‘What Do the Parents Get in Return?’ – A Lost Sense of Sacrifice”English, #9, March 1997, p. 9.

“Easter Memories – The Search for the Golden Egg”English, #12, March 1997, p. 3.

“Who Owns America®?”English, #13, April [April Fool’s Issue] 1997, p. 13.

“The Easter Mystery of Golgotha”English, #16, April 1997, p. 15.

“SLEEP RUSSIA, SLEEP!” – May 1997 (unpublished)

“Why is it Mankind’s History?”English, #17, May 1997, p. 15.

“The Meaning of Street Advertising Icons” (2 parts)English, #20, May 1997, p. 5; #23, June 1997, p. 14.

“What is Hidden Behind the American Smile?” (2 parts)English, #25, June 1997, p. 8; #29, August 1997, p. 15.

“US TV” – July 30, 1997 (unpublished)

“Sleep and Pain, and Anniversaries at 200 and 850?”English, #35, August 1997, p. 11.

“Unpopular Thoughts on Moscow’s Celebration and London’s Tragedy” (2 parts)English, #39, October 1997, p. 1-14; #40, October 1997, p. 14.

“America’s Richest Man in Russia: What is Bill Gates’ Wealth and Weltanschauung?”English, #43, November 1997, p. 1-14.

“The Call of Spiritual Nobility: Yasna 30.9, the Necessary ‘City on a Hill’, and the Apocatastasis of Man” (Метафилософия – или философская рефлексия в пространстве традиций и новаций. Международные чтения по теории, истории и философии культуры. Выпуск четвертый. / Глав. ред. Л. Морева – СПб.: Эйдос, 1997. – С. 368-375).

1998

“‘American Values’ Evaluated”English, #1, January 1998, p. 15.

“Hurricane Danny – Act of God?”English, #5, February 1998, p. 1-14.

“Letters with a Young American Student – ‘Follow What You Love’”English, #11, March 1998, p. 12.

“Democracy in Russia?” – April 1998 (unpublished)

“West Meets East? – Tibetan Culture in America” (5 parts) (April 1998, unpublished).

“Till Adam Rests in Peace ... Unpopular, Unpolitical, ‘Philosophical’ Suggestions” – paper presented at the UNESCO Conference: “International Forum for a Culture of Peace and Dialogue of Civilizations, against a Culture of War and Violence”, 15-19 May 1998, Kishinev, Moldova.

Titanic’s Titanic Historical Statistics: – 000,000,001”English, #17, May 1998, p. 15.

“UNESCO’s Path to World Peace in Kishenev?”English, #24, June 1998, p. 1-14.

“Riding a Manta Ray – Searching for Life Aside Green Turtle Cay”English, #28, July 1998, p. 14.

“‘All People Everywhere Are Basically the Same’ – An Epitaph of Humanity?”English, #31, August 1998, p. 1-14.

“‘The Most Important Man in the World’, a President or a Poet?”English, #37, October 1998, p. 1-7.

“Stones, Sex Scandals and Self-Knowledge in American Mass Culture”English, #42, November 1998, p. 6.

“The Amiable, Amenable ‘God’, and His Convenient Religions”English, #45, December 1998, p. 14.

“Contrasting Ideas of Man – The ‘American Creed’ vs. the ‘Perennial Philosophy’” (Американский характер. Традиция в культуре: Очерки культуры США / отв. ред. О.Э. Туганова. – М.: Наука, 1998. – С. 68-98).

1999

“The Seven Heavens Over the Hawaiian Islands”English, #2, January 1999, p. 14.

“Verbal and Body Languages, Nationalities and Entelechies”English, #5, February 1999, p. 1-14.

“The Diminishing ‘Magical’ of Moscow?”English, #7, February 1999, p. 1-14.

“Understanding the Americans?” (2 parts)English, #9, March 1999, p. 14; #10, March 1999, p. 14.

“Zarathustra’s Answer to Leo Tolstoy’s Despair”English, #22, June 1999, p. 14.

“Psychology’s Lost Location – Between ‘Word’ and ‘Flesh’” (3 parts)English, #30-32, August 1999.

“Man – the Troubled Creature Which Seeks Spiritual Sleep” (2 parts)English, #47, December 1999, p. 5; #1, January 2000, p. 12.

2000

“The Missing Meaning in ‘Weather Talk’”English, #20, May 2000, p. 22.

“Pushkin Square – June 6, 1986”English, #21, June 2000, p. 12.

“Thoughts on Vaclav Havel’s Anthropology and Cosmology”English, #25, 2000, p. 14.

“Lessons from America: Reverence for Excellence”English, #30, 2000, p. 1-16.

“Whistling in Russia?!”English, #37, 2000.

In Defense of Angels or “Angels, or Animals, Amongst Us…?” (Review of Moscow Manege Exhibit of Frank Williams’ “Angels Amongst Us”) – October 2000 (unpublished)

“Will ‘Hollywood’ Conquer the World?”English, #39, October 2000, p. 1-14.

“The Loss of ‘Lost’ and Fading of ‘Fate’?”English, #46, December 2000, p. 1-16.

“Remember the Celebration of ‘2000’? – An ‘Open Lesson’ in Human Psychology!”English, #48, December 2000, p. 1.

2001

“Surrealpolitik, or Spiritual Blithering in California”English, #02, 2001, p. 16.

“Eve vs. Adam? – Some Experiences with Women in America”English, #10, 2001, p. 15.

“The Musics, Literatures, and Evils of Our Ages”English, #17, 2001, p. 14.

“Facing Gargoyles at Sheremetyevo... Unwelcome to Russia!”English, #20, 2001, p. 14.

“From Russia to Easts Africa... Query of a Dying Romantic?!”English, #21, 2001, p. 12.

“Drinking, Smoking and Spitting: The First Steps to “Manhood” in Post-Communist Russia?” – June 2001 (unpublished)

“Great Events, Deep Insights” – first published in the magazine „Der Europäer“, Juli/August 2001 (Jg 5 / Nr. 9/10) – American Reflections from Moscow – Great Events, Deep Insights (Letter 1), Stephen Lapeyrous 9/10/ 20.

“‘July 4, 2001’ – Journal Notes, Gulf Shores, Alabama”English, #25, July 2001, p. 1.

“The ‘Russian Idea’, Lost?”English, #26, July 2001, p. 1-14.

“Warring Apocalypses of Red Square”English, #35, October 2001, p. 14.

“Observations and Thoughts on Cultures, Languages and Entelechies” (A Lecture at Moscow State Open Pedagogical University, 27 November 2001, at the Conference: “Languages of the World, the World of Languages”) – English, #48, 2001, p. 6.

“America: the Only Reality?” (unpublished).

“Argument with an Arch-Slavophile” – 2001 (unpublished)

2002

“Lessons from Seven Years in Russia: Aphorisms and Anecdotes on Russia, America, California, and Humanity” (Lecture Notes – 9 August 2001; Weed, California; American Eurythmy School) – English, #02, 2002, p. 14.

“Fight Fascism, Fight Boredom!”English, #05, 2002, p. 12.

“Revelation at Dawn Atop Mt. Sinai – Coffee, Tea, Mattresses... Moses?”English, #30, August 2002, p. 1-14.

“‘Gazing in the Face of Death...’ – The Memento Mori of ‘September 11, 2001’”English, #34, September 2002, p. 1-13.

“On ‘Jesus Action Figures’: Jesus of Sandbox?”English, #37, 2002, p. 14.

2003

“Was that the Sphinx? – Glimpses in Egypt”English, #24, 2003, p. 14.

2004

Journal to Alexandria (3 July – 23 July 2003)English, #1-47, 2004.

“Walking Along Moscow’s Old Arbat: Dostoyevsky vs Jagged Glass” – first published in German translation in the magazine „Der Europäer“, Juni 2004 (Jahrgang 8 / Nr. 08) – Spaziergang auf Moskaus Old Arbat, Stephen Lapeyrouse 7/ 20f.

2005

“Happy Birthday, Don Quixote! Thoughts on the Famous Free-lance Rider”English, #24, 2005.

2007

“The Tranquilized Ruins of Samarkand”English, #17, 2007.