Author Archives: Dimas

Mar 1, 2022

Protected: Science and Mysticism

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Jan 14, 2021 Mystically Seeking the Noblest Idea

Demystifying The Noblest Idea

To be a Mystic is fundamentally to work toward demystifying reality. This means that to the Mystic, reality is inherently mysterious. It is the search for the noblest idea.Mysticism might then be said to seek to know “what.”

Jan 3, 2021 violent collision

A Crisis of Values — Establishing Virtues

Our civilization faces a real crisis of values. At this critical time, much of the work we must concern ourselves with occurs directly at the level of engagement with our values and what we value.

Dec 30, 2020 Sagan's Pale Blue Dot

Where We Are — Existence and Existential Threat

With no telling what event (or intent) triggered the very first particles of substance into being, we are left with no guarantee that the universe will ever recreate itself or be born anew. To be suspended in reality in any form is to stand upon a precipice looking into the vastness of eternal obscurity, knowing that horizon eventually belongs to you.

Dec 25, 2020

Condensed Chaos Book Review

In Condensed Chaos, Author Phil Hine explains Chaos Magic, which represents a paradigm shift in magical thinking away from impractical dogmatism and toward freer and more effective personal practice. It also pushes against the establishment of esoteric gatekeeping in magical communities, which itself carries from a millennium-long tradition, particularly over the last century of secret Read more…

Apr 11, 2019

The Shaolin Way Book Review

If you are extremely familiar with Shaolin precepts or the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk, the book “The Shaolin Way” might not be for you. However, if you are looking for practical examples of how discipline and detachment can make us stronger people in the struggles of our lives, it may be worth picking up Read more…