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Valentinus: A Gnostic for All Seasons ~ Stephan A Hoeller

VALENTINUS

A Gnostic for All Seasons

by Stephan A. Hoeller

Excerpt from the article:

The proposition that the human mind lives in a largely self-created world of illusion from whence only the enlightenment of a kind of Gnosis can rescue it finds powerful analogues in the two great religions of the East, i.e., Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Belief Systems

Sir-ly Mistaken: Hannibal

Most people, upon hearing the name Hannibal, think either ‘cannibal’ or ‘that elephant guy’. This blog post refers to the latter, Hannibal Barca. As far as leaders go, Hannibal was pretty boss. 655 more words

Men

~The Horse In Myths and Legends~

Flemish Unicorn Tapestries

For today’s article I will be showing you famous (and not so famous) legendary and mythical horses throughout history. Whether real or not, they have inspired and continue to inspire generations. 1,337 more words

Artists

Lacking total recall

What’s your earliest memory? Chances are you can’t remember anything before the age of three. Otherwise known as childhood amnesia, it affects us all but isn’t quite the stuff of Hollywood. 976 more words

Health

Sacred Skye Mountain

Away across the sea to Skye lies a mountain sacred to the ancient veiled earth goddess, the Cailleach. This sacred peak rises behind Broadford, and carries many legends, while she watches over the lush green glen at her feet. 330 more words

Scotland

Lore

“Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.”

To set the record straight, I am a complete and total coward when it comes to horror. I don’t watch horror movies and I don’t read horror books.

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Blogging

Why Science is Not Myth

By James Wallace Harris, Monday, June 29, 2015

My book club was discussing Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari when Linda said she liked how the author compared capitalism to religion. 831 more words

Science