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    There are only a handful of surviving texts that describe what could be termed true “rites of passage” along the Way of Hermes. One such text—which contains what ...

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  • Hermetic Individuation: The Discovery of the Self in the Teachings of Hermes Trismegistus

    At the core of the philosophy of Plato, we find one of the oldest written accounts of a type of psychological physics in the history of Western literature. Drawing from Pythagorean...

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  • Zheng He, The Eunuch Who Became A Ming Dynasty Admiral

    In 1127, the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) lost control of northern China and, with it, access to the Silk Road and Persia's riches. After overthrowing the Song Dynasty a...

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  • Early Jewish Monotheism and Egyptian Atenism – One And The Same?

    The religious influences upon both Akhenaten and his brother Tuthmose from the temples of Heliopolis went a long way in fashioning their comparative belief systems.

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    Modern science has, for the last two centuries, replaced most of the spirits, entities, demons and ghosts of the ancient world with logical explanations demonstrated through scient...

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