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Boodie and theosophy in Australia

My great-aunt Boodie (Florence Teasdale Smith) was born around 1892 in Melbourne and was descended from Irish quakers and an Indian Maharajah (see ancestral-tales-a-theosophist-a-thief-and-an-indian-princess). 2,742 more words


The Camera Phone: A Little Empathy Making Machine

Yesterday evening I was lucky enough to catch the tail end of BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought featuring Charles Leadbeater, British author of We Think… 388 more words


10 trends shaping the future of civil society

This post originally appeared in the World Economic Forum’s 2013 report The Future Role of Civil Society

Author: Silvia Magnoni is Head of Civil Society Communities at the World Economic Forum… 1,189 more words

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Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia | The Public Domain Review

I have a mild form of synaesthesia – I’m spelling it the English way — and see days of the week and months of the year in coloured shapes.

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