the mystery of stuff and other things

The mystery of stuff and other things I was rereading Georg Blattmann’s fine little book: “Radiant Matter: decay and consecration” (hard to find a copy, sorry), which is about the table of chemical elements, and its esoteric meaning, when I ran into this comment in the introduction. “’I have made a great mistake’, Einstein said …

Eulogy and/or Celebration

Eulogy and/or Celebration In a world falling apart, with leaders of various nations seemingly going mad, the school of hard knocks and shared pain decided to have a plague. The idea of a school implies teachers and students … you know, gods&goddesses and such, along with seven billion human beings. On some levels the social-political …

“The Sacred Geometry of Our Ancestral Pathways” by Stephen Clarke

The Sacred Geometry of Our Ancestral Pathways or Topological Transformations Between Two Culturally Independent Kabbalistic Glyphs and Practical Implications of Their Shared Hidden Pathways Part the 1st Ever since the fateful year of 1492, the cultures of Europe and the West have been at odds. The purpose of this presentation is to indicate that on …

“Bob Dylan and an Initiatory Tradition in Popular Culture” by Stephen Clarke

Bob Dylan and an Initiatory Tradition in Popular Culture – As delivered in oral presentation to a select group in Paagosa Springs, CO, 3/10/2019 Prefatory remarks My lifelong delving into the sources of Bob Dylan’s Inspirations has only confirmed my estimation of him as, in every sense of the word, a prophet; one with a …

Asherah “the erasure of the Goddess in Judaism and Christianity”* by Stephen Clarke

*title in quotes offered by Joel Wendt Asherah – Ashtoreth, Astarte (Phoenicians), Ishtar (Assyrians) Asherah is identified as the queen consort of the Sumerian god Anu, and Ugaritic ʾEl,[2] the oldest deities of their respective pantheons,[3].This role gave her a similarly high rank in the Ugaritic pantheon.[4] Deuteronomy 12 has Yahweh (Jehovah) commanding the destruction …

Post-Plague Distress Syndrome

Post-Plague Distress Syndrome From the point of view of Franz Bardon’s Hermetic Science, aka: magic, what happens next – in civilization – can be aided by understanding the secrets of the four elements. Near the beginning of the Covid-Confusion, I wrote this about the flu, and how to take care of this toxin-cleansing trial. https://thecollectiveimagination.com/2020/03/23/the-magic-of-breathing-as-a-possible-aide-for-an-individual-with-the-flu/

Practical Pagan and Zen Anthroposophy

Practical Pagan and Zen Anthroposophy In the American Soul a kind of spiritual battle took place, over recent centuries. The native aboriginal folk had cycles of wisdom and confusion. Sometimes one set of spiritual conceptions warred with “others”. The Hopi Prophecy is woven into an oral history that remembers Atlantis. It was a memory&wisdom, which …