In a series of experiments done by Rhine Institute researcher Helmut Schmidt, a printer attached to an unpredictable random number generator produced a set of numbers, which an assistant sealed in an…Continue
When considering witchcraft and sorcery, we tend to look back rather than forward, and while there is still a lot to learn from our ancestors, perhaps we should take an occasional turn to the future.…Continue
I recently read Julius Evola’s, The Hermetic Tradition: Symbols and Teachings of the Royal Art and discovered a few interesting patterns. Evola describes four paths to discovering the philosopher’s…Continue
I love when modern people discover an ancient practice and think its a new thing."Combining Buddhist practices with ancient spirit worship, the individuals profiled in 'Transcendents: Spirit Mediums…Continue
I thought this would be a good time to expose a bit of my work since, it’s April Fool’s and I can claim deniable-plausibility. The PDF 1-Theory.pdf I’ve attached is a working draft directly from Word of my first chapter excluding the Preface and Introduction with no layout. My baby is part Mad Science, part Sorcery, and part Alchemical Philosophy, and goes by the name,…Continue
Like a lot of people, I’ve struggling on and off with depression since the election, but this week I reconnected with my dark side and I feel better. That’s the side of my personality that giggles in the middle of horror movies. Loves to read Darwin Awards, and researches (in books) what human tastes like. Nine out of Ten cannibals agree — it’s pork not chicken so the bakers for the Sweeny Todd pre-show dinner are using the wrong meat. This dark half, maybe more than half, makes jokes about…Continue
The bit of dialog below is the closest anyone has ever come to describing my view of fate or wyrd, and it has the additional advantage of being funny.
Londo: "Vir, do you believe in fate?"
Vir: "Well, actually, I believe there are currents in the Universe. Eddies and tides that…
I have a long history of writing comments on forums, but I’ve never really done a blog before. So, I thought I’d start simple, and just do reading list blog.
I’m not reading a lot of fiction right now. I have a used copy of Brian Lumley’s “The Clock of Dreams,” a part of his Lovecraft circle stories, that I’m reading in the spaces in between my non-fiction. I have a mild obsession with the Lovecraft circle authors, and in particular their older stories — the ones hard to…Continue