Spagyrics: natural, perfect, godly!

Spagyrics Origin: Greek: from spao = I collect and ageiro = I extract. Spagyric products are alchemical preparations of herbs into a more potent form. In the days of un-inverted reality; adding the purified salt, oil and alcohol of a plant together was thought as a more spiritual preparation. Interestingly enough, full extracts of plants…

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Opting Out, American Style

Opting out will increasingly be the best (or only) choice for tens of millions of people globally. Opting out means leaving the complicated, costly and now unaffordable / unbearable life you’ve been living for a new way of life that is radically less complex, less costly and less deranging. Opting out is as diverse as the individuals who…

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Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

In my lifetime, there was another deadly flu epidemic in the United States. The flu spread from Hong Kong to the United States, arriving December 1968 and peaking a year later. It ultimately killed 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly over the age of 65, and one million worldwide. Lifespan in the US in those…

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Do “Viruses” Exist?

This article only serves to start people on their own journey into this topic, it’s not meant to be “THEE final answer” to the question. Herein, I might suggest that when questioning ones belief systems, it is wise to temporarily disable said “beliefs” to avoid massive cognitive dissonance. “It is the mark of an educated…

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Ethos, Pathos, and Logos Definitions and Examples

Ethos, Pathos, and Logos are modes of persuasion used to convince audiences. They are also referred to as the three artistic proofs (Aristotle coined the terms). And, they’re all represented by Greek words.  Ethos or the ethical appeal, means to convince an audience of the author’s credibility or character. An author would use ethos to show…

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the Logos & the Tao

In the year 635 AD, 24 Christian monks from Persia, march into the Chinese capital of Chang-An (Xian) and are welcomed by the Chinese emperor, Taizong. Within 50 years there was evidently a Christian monastery and/or parish church in every major city in China. Why the welcome, and why the fast growth? This new information…

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