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Apophasis and Permutation in the Sefer Yetzirah

I will probably sit down sometime soon and think about adding a few new categories and subcategories around the discussions of the Kabbalistic material. I’m holding off a little because I want to have a sense of the directions it is opening. 781 more words

Rethinking Old Ideas

Zombism (part 2, end)

The flowers, white, black, yellow and innocent
Had drooped their petals and bled the pollen
Of their potential, as the Wyrm infant
That believes its wings a sickness fallen. 162 more words

Spiritual Paths

As time goes on, we will be adding information from different writers on subjects that are dear to their heart, on the path they have chosen to follow¬†… to the essential Unity found at the pinnacle of human understanding connecting with the… 23 more words

Spiritual Paths

[NB] Ophite Planetary Variations and Kabbalistic Permutation

While Orlov is talking through the broader Gnostic and Hermetic horizon that the Slavonic both informs and is informed by, he makes an off-hand observation that I want to highlight here. 923 more words

Rethinking Old Ideas

[NB] Demonic Mimesis

Yesterday was a good day in numerous small ways and one of them was following a little nudge to wander by the library. I walk by the new books shelf and the first thing I see is Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism by Andrei A. 852 more words

Rethinking Old Ideas

Caged...

When you think about a cage, how do you think about that? Can you imagine you trapped in a cage? Well, most of us are trapped in a way in a cage. 160 more words

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