January 16th, 2019: Around noon, I decided I would go for an extended walk westward. Perhaps the appropriate word would be 'trek', in that it was mildly arduous; approximately twelve to fifteen miles overall. Eventually, I reached a Lake Overholser, and admired the variety of birds as an amateur ornithologist. While I would not wholesale … Continue reading Now THAT!…was unexpected.
December 21st 2018: I produced an intense and definitive trance state after a prolonged period of meditation, exercise, study, and writing. Towards the end of the evening, I had been working on a follow-up to my article Paradigm Shift, and was reading Heisenberg’s Physics and Philosophy with increasing delight. I eventually had some wine and … Continue reading Dormiens Vigila
I became aware, more vividly aware than I had ever been, that the secret of life consists in sharing the madness of God. By sharing the madness of God I mean the power of rousing a peculiar exultation in yourself as you confront the Inanimate, an exultation which is really a cosmic eroticism, however much the Prince of this World may deride it, for it means the finding of “the eternal feminine” in Matter itself.
I knew I could apparently separate from my sleeping body when in this liminal state, having done so before, and I was also aware of connotations of shapeshifting being the result of altering and projecting one's 'double' or 'subtle body' in the trance state. Of course, I didn't know if these interpretations of shapeshifting were anything more than educated guesswork, but I figured I might as well make the attempt, seeing as I was in a specially endowed position for the experiment. So I decided I would change into a WEREWOLF.
'Reader, pardon my self-esteem! As I am introducing a new art to you, I must make you understand me: I claim to be a sorcerer, a magician. Have I a secret ? Certainly, but I am not bound to reveal it at the start: By an intellectual act I disengage and emit an influence from myself. … Continue reading Magician
"He dwells in us, not in the nether world, not in the starry heavens. The spirit living within us fashions all this." - Agrippa von Nettesheim What is imagination? The common answer is that imagination is the ability to mentally reproduce visual images, sometimes other sensations like a sound or feeling, without external stimulus. As … Continue reading Imagination, Objectification, and Forbidden Knowledge