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The Gathering
All around, a circle of one From this land do we come Together once more without any fear To celebrate that of the deer Drawing her in with hands held high The wisdom she gives shall never die Our goddess is without a doubt What we’re doing, is all about The...
Poetry & Fable >> Poetry
Magicians Who Endorsed Psychic Phenomena
Conjurors have long played a role in psychical research. Many people are under the impression that magicians are total skeptics when it comes to psychic phenomena. It comes as a surprise to many (including some magicians), to learn that this is by no means...
>> Psychic Abilities
George W. Bush
Born 6th of July, 1946 New Haven (Connecticut) I am going to start this interpretation with the famous phrase of Bush, which according to me embodies his innermost thoughts: "America needs compassionate conservatism". From this phrase we can deduce...
Astrology >> Horoscopes of Fameous People
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Burn Box – Demon Rost: The supression of free speech and religion
Those were the words on a sign that was hung from the coat rack in the vestibule of the 45-member Harvest Assembly of God Church on Brownsdale Road in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. 40 members of the church, led by Rev. George Bender, held a book and video...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
Sensible Ideas: The Knowledge Behind the Perception
Do objects exist independently of consciousness? If so, what is the nature of these objects? These questions shall be investigated through the conflicting philosophies of John Locke and George Berkeley. Preliminary Quotations from Locke and Berkeley: Primary...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
The Ace of Swords: Seizing the Power of Discernment
"For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." Hebrews 4:12 KJV I have...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana

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Platonism and Secularism in the Thought of Plethon
During this time of upheaval -- not too dissimilar from the Western economic occupation of Greece in the second decade of the 21st century -- a Greek Platonic philosopher by the name of George Gemistos Plethon inspired and led a Renaissance of ancient ...
PIPES: Cyprus rides a troubled sea of oil and gas opportunity
The republic of Cyprus has entered into the maelstrom of the world's most volatile region, thanks to newfound gas and oil reserves, combined with an erratic Turkish foreign policy and a civil war in Syria.
The Fifth Crusade
Cyriac went to Lakonia in order to see his "very good friend" George Gemistos Plethon, "the most learned of the Greeks in our time." Plethon was a Platonic philosopher who singlehandedly tried to resurrect Hellas in the Peloponnese.
MIKO: A place at the table for Macedonia
To add insult to injury, President Obama welcomed with great fanfare Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to the White House in March, and Mrs. Clinton has met numerous times with her Greek counterpart. At a minimum, this sends a very negative ...
Theurgicon and Pagan Neoplatonism I.
Both Psellos and Italos were extremely popular as teachers, and the Platonic school they founded continued into the 15th century. The last “scholarch” of the school was George Gemistos Plethon, who can positively be identified as a Pagan based on the ...

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