Category: Esoteric

Peachy

Sacred to Harpocrates were first fruits of vegetables, lentils, and, above all, the peach tree. His mother was Isis, of course, and we may note that in the Valentinian Pleroma, the primal Mother, the First Thought of the incomprehensible Bythos, is called Sig, ‘silence.’ As the Nag Hammadi text Eugnostos the Blessed relates: “Sophia, his consort, who was called ‘Silence,’ because in reflecting without a word she perfected her Greatness.”

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Link’s Strategy Guide for Ghosts

Hauntology is a dying art. Haha. I’m not familiar with the social theory of the hauntologist. I just like the atmosphere. I wonder if to study haunting, really study it, one has to be a ghost oneself. Study haunting first-hand. Like
seeing from the future. A ghost in the cobweb-filled corridors. Play on the old piano, rattle some armor. Know all the
secret passageways, where lost treasures are waiting

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Theo: The Straight Balance: Islamic Alchemy and Moorish Science

We are told that alchemy arrived in ‘Latin Europe’ on Friday, the 11th February 1144, when Robert of Chester completed his translation of De Compositione Alchemiae. This manuscript allegedly consists of the teachings of the monk ‘Morienus’, as given to the Umayyid Prince Khalid ibn Yazid. According to legend, this shadowy figure assists Khalid in deciphering a cryptic manuscript describing the making of the philosopher’s stone, and then disappears into the desert.

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Fun with the Modern Atheists

Dialectical Materialist: Sam Harris is a racist. I’d have God over him, and I don’t believe in God. Religious Obscurantist: Not caring isn’t evil. The universe doesn’t care about you, and it isn’t evil either. In short, God resembles the universe more than he resembles a swimming pool attendant. It’s not rocket science.

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