Empirical Investigations of Mysticism

Empirical Investigations of Mysticism

What is mysticism and what separates it from delusion? Can reason discern and nurture the mystical experience in an age of harsh scientism? We take the plunge into answering these questions and find how to prosper with mysticism in modernity — leaning on the ideas of...

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Empirical Investigations of Mysticism

What is mysticism and what separates it from delusion? Can reason discern and nurture the mystical experience in an age of harsh scientism? We take the plunge into answering these questions and find how to prosper with mysticism in modernity — leaning on the ideas of...

Empirical Investigations of Mysticism

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The Return of Holy Russia

The Return of Holy Russia

Gary Lachman joined us to discuss his new book, The Return of Holy Russia. Is there a collective psyche of the Russian people? A form of mysticism and influencing mythology? And does this all shape the modern Russia state? This journey includes the pagan origins of...

The Sun Lady in the Book of Revelation

The Sun Lady in the Book of Revelation

The Sun Lady in the Book of Revelation

The woman clothed with the sun in the Book of Revelation remains an intriguing figure in both religious and occult circles. What is the true identity of this cosmic heroine? With piercing scholarship, we realize that the enigmatic “Sun Lady” is the manifestation of a...

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Alchemy and the Ouroboros

We go deep into the history and processes of the ancient art of transformation. We leave no Philosopher’s Stone unturned – from Hermes to CG Jung, from the secrets of the Ouroboros to the truth about turning lead-to-gold. Our exploration includes overlooked female...

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By Alexander Maistrovoy   Last September we rested in Lombardy. Then, after the merciless heat and political cataclysms of the Holy Land, it seemed that this place itself was prepared by God for peace and harmony. The shady streets of Bergamo, squares full of cafes,...

BEING AND GNOSIS

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Gnosticism As an Existential Methodology, the Strategy of Continuous Metaphysical Revolt, and Occult Politology   Dr. Nicolas Laos Philosopher – Noopolitcs Consultant, Author Founder and Grand Master of the Scholarly and Political Order of the Ur-Illuminati (SPOUI)  ...

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