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Mystical Atheism

 Artwork by Harry Smith   great works of imagination give to each person everything they are capable of receiving they have the freedom of the vagabond they question all values they are an affront to enterprise and competition they have a … Continue reading

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Anthony Blake in Nashville

DuVersity sponsored Anthony Blake for a weekend seminar held at Scarritt-Bennett center in Nashville.  Along with the lectures embracing the theme of “The Resurrection of the 4th Way in the 21st Century” there was music including oboe, santor, Chapman stick … Continue reading

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William Burroughs’ aesthetics

(Artwork by William Burroughs) In William Burroughs’ theory of art he invokes Pan, the god of panic, whom he identifies with the awareness that everything is alive. He contends that the birth of Christ was the death of Pan. Pan … Continue reading

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Esoteric training

abide in the spaciousness of mind your true home live in solitude your true consolation realize the essential radiance of reality your true vision remain mindful in the fields of perception your true awareness gather the wealth of loving kindness … Continue reading

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The Fourth Way with Anthony Blake

I just spent the weekend with Anthony Blake and on the plane ride back from Washington, DC I took my notes and pulled out the following quotes which summarize his teaching given on Summer Solstice. there is no separation between … Continue reading

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The Green Corn Dance

The Green Corn dance at San Felipe is a spectacle as great, as wondrous, as magnificent as any I have witnessed.  In fact it is incomparable, unlike anything in our modern life.  No football NFL game, no world class Soccer … Continue reading

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Strange Synchronicities

By a wonderful twist of fate I was friends with the great Southern writer William Gay and when he passed away his children asked me to compile and edit his papers. William had published three novels and three collections of … Continue reading

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Tibet – The Potala

The Potala, the great palace of the Dalai Lama, one of the architectural wonders of the world, seems to grow out of the hill where it is built.  To get inside the Potala you need a Tibetan guide who will … Continue reading

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The William Gay archive

William Gay was a friend.  After his death I ended up with his papers and have been, with the help of several friends, editing them for publication.  These include his great masterpiece Lost Country along with a novella titled Little … Continue reading

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Therianthropes

Therianthropes are composite human and animals figures.  Only a very few have been found, there are five noted in the literature, and they are very famous and widely reported.  All of them have been found in deep hidden recesses.  Two  … Continue reading

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