Zoroaster, Jordan Peterson, Ian Welsh, Timothy Leary, etc.

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      This is a short study of the Zoroastrian religion, part of the Wisdom of the East series. S.A. Kapadia, who along with L. Cranmer-Byng, edited or wrote many of the books in the Wisdom of the East, … Continue reading

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What are we ? Where have we come from ? Where are we going ? (h/t Paul Gauguin)

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    When our ancestors began to control fire, most likely somewhere in Africa around 400,000 years ago, the planet was set on a new course. We have little idea and even less evidence of how early humans made fire; … Continue reading

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Some stuff I’ve found interesting, Brief response to wolfwitch…

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            We now call these people the Denisovans. They’re a human species but are not us, not Neanderthals, and not one that was previously known. We don’t yet have anything more than fragments of fossils. … Continue reading

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Wolves, Sex Differences, Jordan Peterson, Dunbar’s Number, Thinking Like A Mountain

  In medieval times the range of the wolf covered a large part of Europe. Since then human settlement together with constant hunting has resulted in complete extermination of the wolf in most areas. Records of wolves can be found … Continue reading

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Finns, Jews, Carningli, Homage to this Mountain of Angels, Christian Redemption

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    This is the first volume of John Abercromby’s extensive study of Finnish magic songs and their background. First he details the history, ethnography and linguistics of the Finns, indeed, constructs a century-long history of the entire Finno-ugric group … Continue reading

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Celts, Ogham, Tarka the Otter, Jordan Peterson, Dark Night of the Soul

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            This book, which appears for the first time on the Internet at sacred-texts.com, is one of the best scholarly treatments of the ancient Celtic religion. Written early in the 20th Century, Religion of the … Continue reading

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Tolkien, Ch’an, The Nine Unknown Men, MKULTRA, Ravens

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          It has been the assumption by many of those in the world of letters that Professor Tolkien’s discovery of The Red Book of Westmarch (and other writings) in the early 20th century was not so … Continue reading

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Zen Bones, Zen Flesh, Zen Stones, Zen Tears, Zen Winks, Zen Smiles, Zen Life, Zen Death

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        At the end of the last glaciation, about 10,000 years ago, the area’s ecosystem was characterised by a largely treeless tundra. Pollen studies have shown that this was replaced by a taiga of birch, and then … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh, Carlos Castenada, Psychedelic Drugs, Cartesian Paradigm, etc.

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  A. Milne named the character Winnie-the-Pooh after a teddy bear owned by his son, Christopher Robin Milne, who was the basis for the character Christopher Robin. The rest of Christopher Robin Milne’s toys, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo and Tigger, … Continue reading

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SitRep as the summer gently slips away…

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  Today mankind is locked into stealing ravenously from the future [by way of] diachronic competition, a relationship whereby contemporary well-being is achieved at the expense of our descendants. By our sheer numbers, by the state of our technological development, … Continue reading

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