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Even with the collected knowledge of generations literally at our fingertips, there’s something to be said for the printed word. It’s undeniably exciting to page through a 600-year-old vellum-bound manuscript, knowing it will outlive you and everyone you know. And while it doesn’t really matter if wisdom comes from the

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Born in Belgium in 1867, Jean Delville’s captivating occult paintings are reminiscent of my favorite painter, William Blake. There is a feeling of mystery and rapture that radiates from his work, an exploration of the esoteric that only images can explain but words can’t capture. Like Blake, Delville takes religious

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I intended to write a review of the Dark Horse graphic novel Aleister & Adolf, but soon I realized that it had to be more than just that, as the message in the graphic novel by Douglas Rushkoff and illustrated by Michael Avon Oeming is just too powerful and meaningful

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When it was announced in February that some witches were planning a mass ritual to stop Donald Trump, the Internet mostly reacted with bemusement, as one would expect. Not all were so amused, though; some fearful and angry Christians called for a mass prayer to protect Trump from the evil

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I am not here to help you. But if something I’ve learned is useful to you, take it and make it your own. Similar words were once said to me by a Druid, whose example was of great help to me when I was transitioning my magick practice from the

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Voodoo is originally an animist religion which originates in Western Africa (Togo and Benin mainly). As the slave trade within the French empire reached massive proportions during the 17th and 18th centuries, Voodoo spread all over the colonies, where it mixed in with other belief systems, whether from different parts

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