The Trance of Belief: Part I.

Global warming Most of the otherwise reasonably competent people we know who are global warming deniers will say science is a great force for good, but in this case scientists are in thrall to those seeking to enlarge government’s power over us. Most deniers are sincere in saying this. They are blind to the irrationality [Read More…]

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Probing the Depths of the Charleston Murders: a Pagan perspective

The racist terrorism that killed so many in Charleston this past Wednesday was followed almost immediately by the extraordinary efforts of leading American ‘conservatives’’ to redefine what had just so clearly happened. As they did, they revealed the inner soul of their movement and, as I hope to show, demonstrate how people can ultimately degenerate into defenders of evil in the name of virtue. [Read more…]

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Considering ‘Privilege,’ White, Wiccan, and otherwise. Part III: Occult and Spiritual Dimensions

Resentment, envy, and self-righteousness push away from the heart, narrowing it or shutting it down. In my opinion this is the ultimate spiritual poison in having the logic of ‘privilege’ come to dominate, or even play a large role, in our spiritual and religious lives. It weakens the heart, both in oneself and often in those attacked, and so further separates us from Spirit. [Read more…]

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If Thought Forms Exist, What Can We Do About Them?

Thought forms are dependent on the people who generate the mental energy empowering them. Like habits, they can be strengthened or undermined by increasing or reducing the energy we put into them. [Read more…]

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Thought Forms and the American Crisis: Esoteric Insights

For thousands of years, human societies were based on ideas of hierarchy, subordination, and obedience. These ideas still possess certain figures in the American right wing, and they are reacting to the rise of egalitarianism with a kind of political primal scream, a threat to take everything down if they cannot win. [Read more…]

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Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Thought Forms

I was party to an amazing series of incidents that took place during the 1980s. These events constitute one of the most fascinating explorations into the reality of Thought Forms that I have ever encountered, and have significance, I believe, for what our world is experiencing today. [Read more…]

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