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  1. Seraphim's Avatar
    Seraphim -
    Greg thanks for sharing.
  2. Greg Marcus's Avatar
    Greg Marcus -
    "Dag the Wise or Dagr Spaka was a mythological Swedish king of the House of Ynglings (dated to the 4th century by 16th-century historiographer Johannes Magnus). He was the son of Dyggvi, the former king. According to legend, he could understand the speech of birds and had a sparrow that gathered news for him from many lands. When the bird was killed on one of these trips, Dag invaded Reidgotaland (considering the date and location, apparently Gothiscandza), in order to avenge it. There he was ambushed by a thrall and killed."

    I'm hardly an expert on this - it was a quick tangent while studying nostradamus "back in the day". It was interesting that this all came up in memories as it was an active thread in the forums.
  3. Seraphim's Avatar
    Seraphim -
    Thanks Greg, so how do we learn this language? How do we dissect these words to find the Truth?

    "What unsuspected marvels we should find, if we knew how to dissect words, to strip them of their barks and liberate the spirit, the divine light, which is within," Fulcanelli writes.

    I would like to talk to birds and be like this cool guy some day, straight up beast master. Still undecided on the outfit.
    Updated 6 Days Ago at 01:11 AM by Seraphim
  4. pistachio's Avatar
    pistachio -
    Yes, it's surprisingly just a literary analysis of Faust's tale, with some very insightful historical tangents. It's clear the author is at least familiar with the subjects of sacred geometry, and occultism in general, from the materials cited and compared to the literary works'. While the occult information is approached from a purely academic angle, it's definitely heartening to see academics so well informed and passionate about their studies nowadays.
  5. Greg Marcus's Avatar
    Greg Marcus -
    Wow that is excellent. thanks so much. I wouldn't have guessed the serious and academic tone from the machine translation. It sounded like some occult gibberish.
  6. pistachio's Avatar
    pistachio -
    Quote Originally Posted by Andro
    Good stuff! Thanks for posting!

    I wouldn't mind if you went a bit deeper into Aether manipulation via magnetic fields.

    Also, how would you define "scalar matter"?
    Glad someone took interest! First of all, this is all pure speculation on my part, but considering all properties of aether that we know of, such as being an underlying substantial energy which 1- permeates all physical space, 2- can be concentrated and localized, and 3- interacts with matter on a local as well as universal scale, as well as with itself, I believe we can associate it with a phenomena which conventional, non-holistic science has observed, yet not predicted, or even reasonably understood up to this moment- dark matter.

    Scalar matter, short for scalar field dark matter, is, in my semi-informed opinion, the only reasonable possibility for the existence of dark matter, and the only theory in complete accordance with what we know of regarding the persistence of reality.
    Simply put, it proposes dark matter as a scalar energy field, which is basically a distribution of resonating energy throughout three-dimensional space, and which interacts both with itself and with conventional matter. Physicists have reasoned that this is because dark matter is made up of individual particles which are of such light mass and uncertain position in physical space, that they exist as a wave. I personally see this as a mostly needless explanation, as particles are points of concentrated energy anyways, so if you cannot reduce a particle to an individual unit of energy, you can hardly call it a particle anymore.

    Tl;dr: dark matter is a distributed energy field that permeates all physical space, can be concentrated and localized, and interacts with matter on a physical as well as universal scale, as well as with itself.
    I believe the unexplained dark matter and the unseen and unknown aether are the same substance due to a number of factors, but most important and relevant is the fact that they serve as an underlying structure which enables reality to have a distinct existence. It is that ethereal air which permeated reality from its earliest point from which it could be identified as reality. It is that murky fog which condensed to allow space and time to exist. It is that primordial water from which physical matter was molded. I believe it would be outrageous to suggest it isn't the universal Prima Materia.

    Now, this finally gets to the more practical subject, which is the manipulation of this aether through magnetic fields.
    If we go by conventional physics, dark matter has only been observed to be affected and to affect through gravity, which is a ridiculously weak and distributed force, and which would disqualify scalar field dark matter as a contender for the title of prima materia. What we know for certain, though, is that this field can be, and is affected by magnetic fields, and very strongly so. Magnetic fields are simply areas of concentrated energy in space, due to large quantities of electrons creating zones of lower and higher potential. Scalar matter really likes to follow these fields.
    As what is basically a concentration of resonant energy in underlying space, it is no wonder it follows the whims of magnetics so perfectly.

    In practice, we can most easily notice this around high-voltage power lines, radio towers, basically all consumer electronics, etc. and is what causes instances of radio sickness in people, nowadays called EHS. I'm not personally sure why, but concentrations of scalar matter, or aether, beyond the normal and reasonable everyday amount, hugely affects the nervous system and immunity, but we have to keep in mind, when talking of conventional science, that people are more than just dead matter.

    An invention and peculiarity which has stemmed from EHS problems with segments of the population are "orgonite tower busters", little casts of powdered piezoelectric crystals meshed with metal fillings in a resin cast. Again, I'm not sure as to the exact principle of operation myself (though I believe the crystals form harmonic standing waves with the matter, dissipating high concentrations into electricity), but they do have a marked effect on the health of EHS subjects, and there's definitely a noticeable sensation when holding one.

    If, and only if, scalar field dark matter is the universal prima materia, then this would mean it can be easily manipulated through the use of magnetic fields, and likely in a predictable manner, which should be easy to compute and model even in FEMM software, with a few modifications. Now, the possibilities this would present are beyond me, as I've barely touched on spagyrics at this point, so any preparation involving aether are arcane to me in theory and practice.

    One of the simpler concepts I've drawn away from alchemical books and snippets posted and explained here is that alkahest is likely a concentration of aether in water (and water does seem to interact in interesting ways with scalar matter), processed to increase the aetheric qualities to the point where the simple contact of the solution with a living mineral, plant, or animal part, is enough to impart energy into them and transmute them into their ideal, exhaled forms. It may be possible to either expedite the production process of alkahest through carefully-designed magnetic setups, or even artificially obtain the prerequisite living water by imbuing spring water with aether directly. Perhaps even a higher, more aetheric alkahest could be obtained, which would enable interesting possibilities in obtaining even more greater purities of the materials "dissolved".

    I fully intend to test this once I have my new lab set up, though it'll likely be in parallel with ridiculously basic spagyric experiments. At the very least, I'll try obtaining alkahest and experimenting on it.
    Naturally, all alchemists with already existing labs, and much more knowledge and materials, have even better prospects regarding the investigation of this possibility

    It's definitely fun explaining this stuff, as I haven't had a good discussion on quantum physics and holistic science in years, as you can rarely get to know people interested in and experienced on the subject.

    If you have any insights on the whole matter, I'd love to hear even the most theoretical of theories, or, you know, not, if this falls into the area of "esoteric knowledge" that practitioners tend to keep quiet about. I'm sure there's good reasons for that, and it should probably stay that way.
  7. Andro's Avatar
    Andro -
    Quote Originally Posted by pistachio
    Similar to the strong effects magnetic fields have on scalar matter, or ether (it is the only reliable way to manipulate it at a small scale), the likely cause for this effect, I'd say, is the way planetary influences are imposed upon the matter, which, in itself, already contains, and is made up of, prime and fundamental energy, through various cycles and progressions. As these influences and rulerships determine the appearance, behavior, progression, and all other aspects of the matter, be it at a macroscopic or microscopic scale, it appears the effect imparted by our strong, local magnetic fields, is the disordering of these influences, and the mitigation of their effects, regardless of the energetic qualities possessed.
    Good stuff! Thanks for posting!

    I wouldn't mind if you went a bit deeper into Aether manipulation via magnetic fields.

    Also, how would you define "scalar matter"?
  8. pistachio's Avatar
    pistachio -
    Just realized that the Wayback machine is a thing a couple hours ago, been translating this ever since. It's pretty hard to translate complex literary concepts, and there's quite a few terms I have literally never seen in my life. Areas might sound weird in English, as I tried to keep the structure mostly the same, but at least it should make much, much more sense than Google Translate. I've translated up to your quoted paragraph, to provide a bit of context, but if you think there's any worth in translating the rest of it, I'll do so tomorrow. Excuse any mistypes in the text, mind the horrible, constricted formatting, which the original page had, and if you want clarification, ask and you shall receive.
    --Here goes--

    Faust's name is associated to not only an entire Luciferian library, but even the invention of the printing press, or, under his own name, the art of magic reaching into the period of the Counterreform to equivalate cuars imprimendi //not romanian//. The mistifycation began with Thritemius, writing with utmost |obedience/innocence| around 1506, in the chronicles of the Spanheim monastery of the Metz diocese, that the invention of the printing press was realized in the year 1450, in the city of Metz, where "a citizen, of the name Iohannes Gutenburg, meeting too great difficulties in the finalization of the new device, asked for the counsel and help of nobles (bonorum virorum) Ioannes Fust and others, towards the ending of the labor underway" (ed. 1601, p.366). From here, though, "Ioannes Fust" becomes one "Ioannes Faustus", to the Lutheran Matthäus Judex, in his De typographiae inventione (1566), from where the character is taken by John Foxe in the second edition of his famous martirologic protestant Actes and Monmentes (1570). Here, the author presents to us the "german Ioannes Faustus" as the "ironmonger" who, "foremost, engraved the letters of the alphabet in metal and who, setting black ink onto the metal afterwards, set the form of the letters upon paper" (ed. 1570, p.837). Moreover, "seeing he all things well underway, gave counsel to others, a certain Iohan Guttemberg and Peter Schafferd, swearing them to silence for the span of a year" (ibid.)
    It can be said, as such, that the association of the art of the printing press and the art of magic carries the signs of Protestant environments. It was never intended to demonize the new invention, rather to set it in the realms of fantasy and miracles, in an age when the covert copying of the Calvinian Bible, known as the Geneva Bible (1560), required a good marketing plan. Likewise, protestants have always made use of the imagery of magic as an emotional tool to capture attention, convinced of the propagandist utility of a theme, which- as Calvin put it in his Argument 109 at Deuterenom- existed since the dawn of time throughout all peoples. Calvin still, when asked whether wonders and witchcrafts are possible, answered: "Why not? We have for example the Pharao's witches, in Exodus 7-8, who brought forth toads, much like Moses had. This does not mean the Devil has any actual power, and we cannot conceive that he could battle against God. we know well that he's placed under God's power, and cannot do anything without prior permission from God" (ed. 1583, col. 669 a-b).
    Conversely, the legend of Faust the socerer suffered in itself a strange process of Lutheran naturalization, the famous necromancer becoming considered nowadays, in an age when the protestant typographist Ioannes Manlius was publishing the Locorum commvnicvm collectanea (1568) at Frankfurt, being a former student in the Wittembergensi Academia and a disciple of Melanchton!
    Up until the "reformation" of Faust the necromancer, an entire library was compiled regarding this fictional inventor of the printing press.
    Full of wonders and magical recipes, this entire library would illustrate fully not only the magic of the printing press, but also the fact that magical arts themselves had survived, named, by the papists, "the israelites' magic", and which the Bible expulsed outside the law. Afterwads we have the sixth and seven apocryphas of the Bible's magical arcana, attributed to Moses, and considered one of the first books of the Faustian library. These are books which will inspire the dreams of the entire Occident, speaking to the Rennaisance reader of an "art which promised- as Faust's dark angel said to Marlowe- all the hidden ceremonies of nature" (I, 103-104). An art which had not yet knelt at the feet of science. But was it an art, or a science itself? Asked more and more, the question split into two dedicated works, regarding the two paths towards knowledge- complementary, in nature- which started from the same magical vision towards the universe, except that one raised man towards the heavens, while the other raised demons towards man.
    In order to illustrate them as opposites, Goethe resized an important character from Marlowe's Faust, transforming "Wagner the servant", "phlegmatic, slow of thinking, and inclined towards debauchery", as he appears in Marlowe's, into a bonafide practician of the white path, of the occult sciences. Laborious, modest, and virtuous, the new Wagner keeps only the title of "famulus" (latin for 'servant'), from the old. As an illustration of the fulfilled magus, he succeeds in realizing Paracelsus' dream and the ideal of any practitioner of the occult sciences: the creation of an artificial man, a "Homunculus", illustrating here the fulfillment of luciferian vanity to approach divinity.
    Opposed to Faust, the representative of magical arts, the new Wagner is not attracted to "vulgar stays", nor romantic trips, and instead of the "way of the senses", as Faust describes his own destiny, he prefers a laboratorium filled with a microcosm of books promising the gold of total knowledge: "I know, to be fair, so much already, yet I wish to know all still". Moreover, and always as opposed to Faust, of Urfaust, who declares himself lost in the smoke of consciousess (Wissensqualm), the new Wagner is obsessed by archetypical knowledge (Weisheit), the way "which leads to springs (zu den Quellen steigt)".
    But what are Goethe's heroes reading within the decorated alchemical laboratory, according to the casting instructions of act II, scene 1, "in the fashion of the Middle Ages, with all sorts of installations towards fantastical purposes"? First, we need to remember "Nostradamus' book of secrets (dies geheimnisvolle Buch, Von Nostradamus)", probably the Prophecies which contemporaries have called "the new ancient oracle". Afterwards is mentioned a book in which Faut "sees the sign of the macrocosmos", a possible reference to the 53rd engraving (Schema de Mundo Archetypo) in Georg von Welling's Opus mago-cabbalisticym et theosophicum..., Frankfurt, 1719. This is the book which Goethe was reading around 1770-1773, exactly around the time he began to take an interest towards the Faustian myth. And when Faust talks about the division of the sky into spheres, about the spirit of Easter and about the choir of angels, it's likely the author was referencing Johann Georg Hagelgans, Sphaera coelestis mystica(1739). Finally, when Wagner and Faust are polemyzing about "the spirit of ages" (Geist der Zeiten), the verses reference the concept of the hagelian Zeitgeist/genius seculi, so much debated around that time, and ironized by Herder: "Is he a genius, or a demon? Or a ghoul, risen from forgotten graveyards?, or maybe a gust of wind blowing with the seductive sounds of a wind harp?".
  9. pistachio's Avatar
    pistachio -
    I'm a bit late on this post, but if you have a copy of the original Romanian text from the page, I'd be happy to translate it for everyone here. I'm ever surprised of the scale of Romanian occultism, which I didn't even know existed back when I lived in the country.
  10. Awani's Avatar
    Awani -
    Glad to hear you are fine... I was worried the authorities had discovered you like this in that Opal mine: