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  1. Some favorite quotes/excerpts..

    Although in these days the "occult" has claimed him, I really like Eliphas Levi:

    What is a fool? One who is somewhat more irrational than a dumb animal. He is a man who wants to run before he can crawl; a man who thinks he has mastered a subject as soon as he had made a little progress in it; a mathematician who looks down his nose at poetry; a poet who condemns mathematics; a painter who says that theology and the Qabalah are stuff and nonsense; an uneducated man who repudiates
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  2. Cretins, Fools, Morons, and Lunatics

    “There are four kinds of people in this world: cretins, fools, morons, and lunatics.”

    “And that covers everybody?”

    “Oh, yes, including us. Or at least me. If you take a good look, everybody fits into one of these categories. Each of us is sometimes a cretin, a fool, a moron, or a lunatic. A normal person is just a reasonable mix of these components, these four ideal types.”

    “Idealtypen.”

    “Very good. You know German?”

    “Enough ...
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  3. The Artwork of Madeline von Foerster

    Found these while looking for something else, which is so wont to happen. I don't typically like modern interpretations, but these are very nice.

    The 6 flask images are from the same period. It would be nice if she chose a specific alchemical image sequence and created a complete set.

    Her website: http://www.madelinevonfoerster.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/madelinevonfoersterart/



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  4. Nostradamus - The Tripods (Part 2)

    These ideas (outlined in Nostradamus - Method, Result and Teaching (Part 1)) led to a particular line of research on the Quatrains. Another forum user (using the pseudonym Zaphod) suggested groupings of 3 Quatrains, which were coined "Triads" or "Tripods". These groupings were linked by common, but rare, words or terms. In most cases, the linking word/term exists in the Prophecies only in the 3 Quatrains that make up the Tripod.

    Here are a couple of examples: ...
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  5. Nostradamus - Method, Result, and Teaching (Part 1)

    I've been mentioning Nostradamus a few times lately, and I realize people may have some preconceived notions about him due to his portrayal in media, and some of the representations of his works. Early on in my "esoteric" journey I found my way to a pretty search Nostradamus research forum (at least there was a sub-group of serious members). So my ideas about Nostradamus is informed by my time there, and not any books you've seen in stores or programs you've seen on TV.

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    Updated 04-12-2019 at 04:19 PM by Greg Marcus

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