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Symbolist Art and the French Occult Revival: The Esoteric-aesthetic vision of Sâr Péladan

Editor’s Note: Paper presented at the 3rd ESSWE Conference, Lux in Tenebris by Sasha Chaitow, founder of the Phoenix Rising Academy

History has not been kind to Joséphin Péladan. 5,081 more words

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StumbleUpon strikes again / The Hedgehog's Dilemma

The hedgehog’s dilemma suggests that despite goodwill, human intimacy cannot occur without substantial mutual harm, and what results is cautious behavior and weak relationships.

Thank you, StumbleUpon.

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Comforts of pessimism

“ theory of pessimism was a great comforter of superior minds and lofty souls; it revealed society as it was, insisted upon the stupidity of women, pointed out the spirals of life, saved you from disillusionment by teaching you to expect as little as possible, to expect nothing at all if you were sufficiently strong-willed, indeed to consider yourself lucky if you were not consonantly visited by some unforeseen calamity.

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