A Tribute to Neil Peart (& The Metaphysics of Rush)

A Tribute to Neil Peart (& The Metaphysics of Rush)

Chris Knowles, Robert Price, and Qarol Price joined us to pay homage to one of history's greatest drummers and lyricist, Neil Peart. We explored the themes of individuality, dystopia, and technology found in Peart's songs, as well as the overall history and impact of...

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A Tribute to Neil Peart (& The Metaphysics of Rush)

Chris Knowles, Robert Price, and Qarol Price joined us to pay homage to one of history's greatest drummers and lyricist, Neil Peart. We explored the themes of individuality, dystopia, and technology found in Peart's songs, as well as the overall history and impact of...

A Tribute to Neil Peart (& The Metaphysics of Rush)

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Simon Magus and the Lost Goddess

Simon Magus and the Lost Goddess

Simon Magus and the Lost Goddess

Known as the Father of all Heresy and Gnosticism, Simon Magus was also the keeper of the ancient mysteries of a forgotten goddess. The early church despised the magician’s efforts to restore the divine feminine censored by haughty kings and the cult of Yahweh. We mine...

The Secret Eastern Influence on Magic & the Occult

The Secret Eastern Influence on Magic & the Occult

The Secret Eastern Influence on Magic & the Occult

HP Blavatsky, Aleister Crowley, and other esoteric exemplars were instrumental in infusing eastern mysticism into western culture – in ways that are still overlooked today. Beyond a deep dive in connecting these karmic dots, we find the parallels between Gnosticism...

A History of Secret Societies

A History of Secret Societies

We explore the history of fraternal societies in modernity. Beyond popular groups such as the Freemasons and the Order of the Golden Dawn, we examine lesser-known ones like the Order of the Elks, the Druids, the Old Mechanics, and many others. From symbolism to...

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Welcome to Planet Earth (Video)

Welcome to Planet Earth (Video)

Proud to present a short video that hopefully sets the stage for the new year and beyond. I narrate a poem by the wonderful Caitlin Johnstone, as well as add a few of my Gnostic musings at the end. The video was created by the also-wonderful mind behind Altrusian...

A Course in Miracles (Video Interview with Richard Smoley)

A Course in Miracles (Video Interview with Richard Smoley)

Proud to announce Aeon Byte's first one-on-one video interview. For this privilege, it was fantastic to chat with Richard Smoley on his new book, A Theology of Love. The interview was conducted at the Theosophical Society in Wheaton, IL. The interview was fun, hard...

Paulicians: Alone with the Demiurge

Paulicians: Alone with the Demiurge

By Alexander Maistrovoy   How does an idea lay a path for itself in the thicket of centuries? Why does the spirit reveal himself in a certain place at a certain time? How does a thought return to the place where the chapter has been closed once and for all? Five...

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