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Mystical Experience and the Evolution of Consciousness

I’ve uploaded an essay, “Mystical Experience and the Evolution of Consciousness: 21st Century Gnosis” to the Academia.edu website, where you can download it. It’s the text to a talk I gave at the 2014 Engelsberg Seminar held in Avesta, Sweden. 73 more words


New Dawn Interview

The current issue of New Dawn magazine has an interview with me by my good friend Richard Smoley. Richard is a fine writer and his many books include  56 more words


The Vision of Hermes Trismegistus/Thoth

Another video from my Watch Later playlist on Youtube, Manly P. Hall gives a lecture regarding the occult. Typical of Manly P. Hall, he focuses on esoteric western mysticism, which he had a profound understanding of before he was thirty years old. 43 more words

Practical Gnosis - Hermeticism

We realize from our study of and, more importantly, our encounter with the figure of Hermes Trismegistus that the most difficult task we have as moderns who wish to pursue a spiritual path is that we cannot simply learn new information and fit it into our pre-existing World View, but we must learn a new World View, a new framework in which to fit the Hermetic knowledge. 490 more words


Neurologic Metaphysik for Abstractaphiles

Author’s Note: only weirdos who live in libraries will like reading this

If people notice the nested interpolation of patterns in the continuous process of being potentiated across the cosmos and cultures past and present, should he discount this startling ‘coincidence’ as ‘pareidolia’? 827 more words

Chaos Magick

A Picture's Wor[K]s A Thousand Words


It is kept secret, while remaining in plain sight.

 Quoting: Seer777

what was sacred was secret less its sacredness was muddied

 Quoting: paler.

Yes. I understand that aspect absolutely.

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The Seven Hermetic Principles-The Principle of Cause and Effect

Every cause has its effect, every effect has its cause. So is the law.

This law states that everything happens because of a cause and that every cause has its effect on something.  375 more words