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Entries from September 2007

Gurdjieff was against abolition

September 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Michael Medved Defends Slavery Posted by Jillian at 1:00 PM on September 28, 2007. Jillian: Way to go, Medved, have you considered pimping this argument out to David Duke? I bet he’d love it.

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Tags: New Age

G.I. Gurdjieff, et al,… sufi hyenas

September 29th, 2007 · 3 Comments

post on ‘sufi hyenas’. Perhaps this post was misleading! I was not proposing another consipiracy theory, but simply expressing pure paranoia. We can’t easily figure this one out.

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Tags: General

Sillykitty, I’m worried

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

SK has pestered me to reveal the secrets of occult mindcontrol, and I have protested my ignorance of such a category. Anyway, SK, read this opening paragraph from Krugman today. Sometimes it seems that the only way to make sense of the Bush administration is to imagine that it’s a vast experiment concocted by mad […]

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Tags: 1848+ · In the News

Sillykitty terrorized by sufi hyena

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Sillykitty comments. Welcome back, SK. Readers may not recall our threads on ‘sufi hyaenas’ (sic, spelled thus) and ‘sillykitty’ and ‘mindcontrol’ and ‘Rajneesh’ here. Use these quotes as search items. He has been avoiding me, and this blog, for reasons unknown (I am hard to like, I guess), no problem with that. I mention this […]

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Tags: New Age

Involution, evolution, history, and self-evolution

September 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

An interesting discussion (crossposted Teilhard/chaosmos@yahoogroups.com): in the list vicinity of this link,Re: [teilhard] Re: Value of neo-Darwinism? I am asked about ‘involution vs evolution’, a ticklish question that I have long avoided, but which was inevitable.

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Tags: Evolution · History · The Eonic Effect · you've got mail

Gurdjieff and the plunder/rape of Samkhya

September 24th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Continuing from yesterday, Spiritual psychologies and Christianity, More on Spiritual Psychologies If we examine the spiritual impoverishment of current scientism, or the New Atheists, we see wistfully at what might have been: an intelligent Samkhya, beyond religion, available to social man as his birthright. The question of Samkhya is very complicated, and my references to […]

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Tags: New Age · Philosophy · Science & Religion · The Axial Age