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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people.
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Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images 'The X Factor is the 21st-century opium of the people – they just can't get enough of it. As long as you keep feeding them, they won't stop consuming," said Craig, a tabloid journalist sitting next to me at the O2.
Sport as Religion
Of course, Karl Marx famously declared that religion is the opium of the people, stifling their capacity for political development.
Spanish protests over cost of Pope's visit
"It is costing a lot of money for the Spanish state which is going through a bad period," said 55-year old Rosa Vazquez, carrying a placard saying "Religion is the opium of the people, don't drug yourself with our taxes.
The things we were told to do, and not to
KARL HEINRICH Marx a German philosopher, sociologist, economic historian, journalist and revolutionary socialist who developed the socio-political theory of Marxism, had described religion as the opium of the people.
Religion should not serve the State
Marx said “religion is the opium of the people,” meaning that it took people's attention from the work of creating a just society and focused it on pie-in-the-sky hopes.

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"Religion is the opium of the people" is one of the most frequently paraphrased statements of Karl Marx.
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Religion as Opium of the People: Karl Marx, Religion, and Economics
Karl Marx wrote that religion is the opium of the people, but too few understood what he really meant. Marx was criticizing society more than religion.
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Religion is the opiate of the masses - the meaning and origin of this saying.

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