hermitas
hermitas
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RE: Cosmic Consciousness at your finger tips.

I use Star Chart (listed in above link) just for funzies. I like it. I used it to spot the recent Saturn-Jupiter conjunction for my brood. I use iP...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

No. In my experience, it wasn't the mysticism that was damaging. It was poor interpretation of the experience that was damaging. Freud thought so....

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

Sounds a bit mechanical...but anyway.... Meh. It’s an analogy presented as part of a rational defense. The life is in the interaction. "It"?...

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

Religion serves as the graphic user interface for the psyche. For example, Apple may have different icons and superficial organization (religion) than...

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

I’d forgotten. Nothing to ask then, I guess.

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

My Anima informed me in my dreams that my old religion was dead in me and asked me what I wanted her to enliven next. I chose Thelema. There’s alwa...

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

Clarification: “Proponents of some ideologies I personally despise...”

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

@shiva And here I thought everyone was British. I really intended to communicate the idea that we all have different roles, not so much the idea ...

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RE: Fascism takes root in 3 simple steps.

“We couldn't all be cowboys,So some of us are clowns.And some of us are dancers on the midway.We roam from town to town.I hope that everybody can find...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

It was interesting. If I take it seriously, then it diverges a little from what I expected from Maat. I was expecting more of a harsher Libra vibe - V...

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RE: Are the Catholic Diocese the real Satanists? 9000 infant deaths 10,000 sexually abused

It's too late. I already believe it. Hmm.. Wikipedia says there were both Protestant and Catholic-run "Magdalene Laundries." Interestingly, their...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Scandalous. Because you take John's Revelation prophetically? Or? I'd hear more of this. Also scandalous. Haven't had a chance to read it yet. Is...

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RE: Saying Will is Grace Before Meals rehashed.

Jesus "breaking bread" with his disciples comes from a Jewish tradition before meals. You pray over a loaf of bread, break it, then pass it around the...

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RE: Saying Will is Grace Before Meals rehashed.

Can i get an Amen! ? Now, do you denounce Jesus and accept the Beast ? "With every head bowed and every eye closed, as the choir begins to sing....

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RE: The Sinister Order of the Gylden Dammerung

Yeah, I can’t live with all that. Seems a shame.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Well, I do agree that he didn't discover anything but merely tried to "Science-ify" spiritual phenomena and practices. Yes, synchronicity is just a fa...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Not having much experience with you, I may have misread some of this. I retract the "juvenile." My apologies. I'm not gonna answer all of this line...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Uncertain how that’s defined. He did have a near-death experience where someone who had passed before him told him that he had more work to do. T...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Effective? What it looks like to me? If your experiment is made up of random people assigned a random treatment, not so impressive. If you measure peo...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Really..? Hmh.. Interesting. Well, I'm no Jungian scholar, but I've read a few of his denser works as well as the common ones. I appreciate his wor...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Psh... Putting words in my mouth, ad hominen, juvenile iconoclasm. Yawn. You're in time-out, grumpy-pants.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Ugh.. I am cursed with typos.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

I think they tripped way too hard on the "Thou shalt have no other gods before me" bit. But I remember when the light when on that the people worshi...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

You're right. "Teenage temper tantrum" is a much more comprehensive, unbiased, and scholarly assessment. Meanwhile, the grownups are doing the hard...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Well, you’re on a tear. Individuation isn’t just a teenage thing though. Few people do the work of that.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Individuation. In the style of Jung.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Maybe “sheep” is a developmental stage. Some make it past, some don’t.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Yeah, all the cool people. [sarcasm] Do you think Jesus' view of sheep was only positive? I wonder. I've heard a preacher say basically, "Yeah, sh...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Jesus referred to his followers as “sheep.” Just saying.

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RE: Content of "Temple of Thelema" - - - www.heruraha.org, now hidden behind Username & Password:

Ohh.. You mean on *this* thread. I thought you were talking about on the Jesus thread. Umm... No. I'm fine. I don't see anything wrong with it. ...

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RE: Content of "Temple of Thelema" - - - www.heruraha.org, now hidden behind Username & Password:

Lol. Emotionally, maybe so. I’m pretty much always like this though. Ogres have layers.

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

Wow... Very much so. Thanks for that.

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

No actually, I meant it’s a perfect example of the female-becoming-male language as in the final saying in the Gospel of Thomas. I guess I need to e...

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

Um, this sentence doesn't make sense (to me), but I was not being cynical. The "no difference" clause is well known; there is an alternative theory ab...

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

Lol. Cynic much? Masters be mastering. Thomas sounds made up to me. It sounds pseudo-mystical. There are a few passages, like those you quoted, t...

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

By the way, I didn’t start this thread to expound my thoughts on the matter. I have no agenda but to learn.

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

I don’t know what to call the hypothesized oral tradition that would have preceded the written medieval qabalah period. But that’s what I was referrin...

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

After looking again, I must confess I spend most of the time wondering what Thomas’ Jesus means in the first place. i do think the following passag...

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RE: Gnostic Gospels abd Thelema

They found some scrolls that had been hidden for preservation against early Catholic persecution. There were texts like the Gospel of Thomas that r...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

I’m really interested in the gnostic-gospel version of this question. However, I’ve only read the Gospel of Thomas a few times and not with that quest...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

I’ve had the same thoughts.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Dom. That’s why it hurts. They’re the same people.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

[brief intermission] Jesus. It took a long time to read this whole thread. My apologies for coming in late and going through some repetitious t...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

“Invoke often.”

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

I’m not certain either of those statements is correct. Regardless, that was Jesus’ primary instruction.

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

This is why I referred to Christianity as a sort of bhakti religion. Devotion is the method. Devotion to God and devotion to one's neighbor, seeing...

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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Don’t forget Luke’s version, where the promise of fulfillment in heaven is more explicit. Luke 6:20-26 Maybe take those scissors out for this ver...

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