1882: Is Suicide a Crime?

A LETTER AND A REPLY The writer in the London Spiritualist for November, who calls the “Fragments of Occult Truth” speculation-spinning, can hardly, I think, apply that epithet to Fragment No. 3, so cautiously is the hypothesis concerning suicide advanced therein. Viewed in its general aspect, the hypothesis seems sound enough, satisfies our instincts of the Moral Law of the Universe, and fits in with our ordinary ideas as well as with those we have derived from science. The inference drawn from the two cases cited, viz., that of the selfish suicide on the one hand, and of the unselfish suicide on the other, is that, although the after-states may vary, the result is invariably bad, the variation consisting only in the degree of punishment. It appears to me that, in arriving at this conclusion, the writer could not have had in his mind’s eye all the possible cases […] Read More

Progress and Culture

Mated with a squalid savage – what to me were sun or clime? I, the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time – *            *            *             * Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing groves of change. Through the shadow of the globe we sweep into the younger day Better fifty years of Europe, than a cycle of Cathay . . . – TENNYSON We, of the century claiming itself as the XIXth of our era, are very proud of our Progress and Civilization – Church and Churchmen attributing both to the advent of Christianity – “Blot Christianity out of the pages of man’s history,” they say, “and what would his laws have been? – what his civilization?” Aye; “not a law which does not owe its truth and gentleness to Christianity, not a custom which cannot be traced […] Read More

Star Wars – Episode IV Sec. A

Section A The political mythologem The Synarchy “Ideas were made for humans, and not humans for ideas.” Comin’ from greek, the term “synarchya” ethymolgykaly means “the collegial  (as in “league”) power”. Theclassic example is considered the system set up in Athenes durin’ 510 b.C., by Clisthene (grandfather of Pericle), who reformed the Constitution of the fortress in concordance with several principles inspired from Pitagora” s phylosophy, accordin’ to whom the actual power – meanin’ the influence over the whole social activities – has to be exert by a “choice of society”/ elite, includin’ scholars and mystiks. * The Ordo Illuminatorum Society, founded in 1776 by adam Weishaupt, had thirteen pyramidal degrees, strictly compartimented in three levels. The influence of the order manifested in England in France, and had been very important in the development of the French Revolution. Several jacobyns were members of the Bavarian Illuminati (the jacobyns club […] Read More