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The Veils of Negative Existance and the Qliphoth
There are two areas on the Tree of Life that need to be addressed to complete the description of it's structure. First, the area above Kether, the first Sephiroth, is called the Veils of Negative Existence. The term "Veils" suggests to us to use...
Magick >> Qabalah
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Wicca: It's Traditions and Concepts
What is Wicca? | Wiccan Traditions | Wiccan Concepts What is Wicca? 'An it Harm None, Do what Thou Will' shall be the whole of the law. It's the rede that most Wiccan witches around the world bind themselves to. What exactly is Wicca? It's a religion based on...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
King James Bible: I Peter, Chapter 3
Chapter 3 3:1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 3:2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. 3:3 Whose...
New Testament >> I Peter
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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Forgetting or remembering: How to deal with history
According to a widely accepted etymology, the word "insan," human in Arabic, derives from the root meaning of "forgetting" (nisyan) (There are other etymological theories connecting insan/human to "the proximity to the Divine").
Mississippi Politicians Accused of 'Pandering to Christians' with Bible Bill
It is a shame because religion retards society. o The evil one? You mean the one that created several different religions throughout the world that continually fight against one another?
Etymology gleanings for February 2016
While researching by Jingo, I thought of the word jinn/ jinnee but left the evil spirit in the bottle. I also ran into Thomas Shanley's intelligent Jynges and once again receded in embarrassment.
Thumbs up, thumbs down
Applicants make case for space. Thumbs up to the sky-high number of applicants for NASA's next astronaut class. NASA plans to select eight to 14 potential candidates by mid-2017, but must choose from a record number of applicants — more than 18,300.
Torture Is Having Another Star Turn
It's an interesting etymology, in that the usage for cat, weak, timid, scared, appears to come first by a few centuries, and then became an endearing term for a girl or daughter, and then yet a hundred years later a vulgar term for genitalia.

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