I already liked Old Economy Steve. So, it was only natural I’d like the Scumbag Baby Boomer meme as well.
I don’t know whether I should laugh or cry.
the truth, it burns
If you think reality is just living comfortably and following your own whims, can you seriously call yourself a soldier?
1. The Principle of Mentalism
“THE ALL IS MIND; The Universe is Mental.”
This Principle embodies the truth that “All is Mind.” It explains that THE ALL (which is the Substantial Reality underlying all the outward manifestations and appearances which we know under the terms of “The Material…
Hermetic Alchemy remains the most misunderstood of occult sciences. The reason why alchemy is so misunderstood is that its nature and processes still remain the most carefully guarded secrets of the Western esoteric tradition.
There are numerous instances, however, where even a misunderstanding of the true nature of alchemy has proven to be a great boon to mankind. For example, a literal and materialistic misinterpretation of the goals of alchemy led directly to the birth of many aspects of modern science. Pseudo-alchemists, for example, interested only in cooking gold inadvertently led to the birth of modern chemistry. Roger Bacon’s and Sir Isaac Newton’s interest in alchemy also led to major contributions of these individuals to modern science. Paracelsus’ spagerical medicine, moreover, while likewise rooted in a misunderstanding of alchemy, nonetheless led to the birth of pharmacology as a cornerstone of modern medicine. All of these advances, however, as valuable as they are in their own right, reveal nothing about the true nature of Hermetic alchemy.
(Just a side note, I personally have several problems with this article I may expound upon at a later time)