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To Think Without Fear by Anthony Duncan

“To think without fear is to occupy a position from which the mind can be led into an ever more profound participation in Mind Itself. This is the quest, not for Knowledge, or even for Understanding, but for Wisdom. Wisdom … Continue reading

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A De-fencing of Agnosticism amid the Imprisoning Structures of (Ir)Religious Semantics

There is a certain well-known social media site where one is asked to declare ‘religious status,’ giving one the opportunity to ‘come out’ in a spiritual sense and hoist a particular creedo flag in all its splendour. Of course, many … Continue reading

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Esoteric Training in Everyday Life by Gareth Knight

“The task of the neophyte is to render himself sensitive to the impressions available to him from his inner teacher. These may be in the form of actual teachings to be disseminated to others, or of actions to perform in … Continue reading

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The Savoy Truffle by Patrick Harpur

The kitchen was narrow and dark, so it was difficult to see what damage the bluebottle – if it had been a bluebottle, which was by no means certain – it might not have been a fly at all – … Continue reading

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Patrick Harpur on Skylight Press

Born in Windsor, Patrick Harpur began writing professionally in 1983, aged 33. Previously, he had travelled for a year in Africa before going to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, to read English. Subsequently he did much of the reading and research … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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The Christ, Psychotherapy and Magic by Anthony Duncan

In 1533 Cornelius Agrippa remarked –  “The outstanding question is this: why is it that although magic originally occupied the pinnacle of excellence in the judgment of all the ancient philosophers and was always held in the highest veneration by … Continue reading

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