Last Spring, while drinking beer with my good friend Matt, I said to him, “We should record a podcast!” At the time, I just meant that I wanted to be in an episode of his Masonic for The Laudable Pursuit. However, he thought I meant that we should start a whole new podcast. So we… Read more »
Read a book review of The Weird of Hali: Innsmouth by John Michael Greer.
Many religious or spiritual systems dealing with mystical experiences have a concept of gnosis. It is contrasted with rational knowledge in that it is based on a personal and usually profound experience, and is set apart from faith in that it doesn’t appeal to a sense of acceptance or emotional argument.
In the wake of David Bowie’s passing, there have been many interesting articles making the rounds. Alex Sumner posted one titled “David Bowie: Closet Occultist,” in which he makes the argument that Bowie was secretly an occultist.