American Romanità: What we lost when we Abandoned Classical Education | M.N.S. Sellers, Wes Callihan and Rebekah Hagstrom

“The study of ancient Greek and Latin long ago vanished from most American classrooms, and with it has gone a special understanding of the values and virtues prized by Western civilization.” DANIEL WALKER HOWE, CLASSICAL EDUCATION IN AMERICA, THE WILSON QUARTERLY, 2011. In American Republicanism: Roman Ideology in the United States Constitution by M.N.S. Sellers, Continue reading American Romanità: What we lost when we Abandoned Classical Education | M.N.S. Sellers, Wes Callihan and Rebekah Hagstrom

The Spanish Alumbrados: Origin of the Term ‘Illuminati’

def. Illuminati Helena P. Blavatsky’s Theosophical Glossary (published in 1892), references the term “Illuminati” and defines it, from Latin, as a reference to the “Enlightened,” or the initiated adepts† (Lat. adeptus. “an expert”). The term is the past participle of illuminare, meaning to “light up,” or “illuminate.” The plural term, “Illuminati” (Lat. illuminatus; Ital. Illuminato) was originally applied to Continue reading The Spanish Alumbrados: Origin of the Term ‘Illuminati’

Carl Orff’s Tempus es Iocundum and Dulcissime

Dulcissime Dulcissime, Sweetest one! Ah! totam tibi subdo me! I give myself to you totally! tempus est iocundum This is a joyful time Tempus es iocundum, This is the joyful time, o virgines, O maidens, modo congaudete rejoice with them, vos iuvenes. young men!    (Baritone) Oh, oh, oh, Oh! Oh! Oh! totus floreo, I am Continue reading Carl Orff’s Tempus es Iocundum and Dulcissime

The Bavarian Illuminati, Weishaupt, and Illuminati Pop Lies

Illuminati Pop Lies vs. Secret Society Truth with Josef Wäges When we deny pop culture myths, and religious beliefs, such as goat demon-kings and Illuminati, it is not to deflect. We are trying to protect the actual history, and legacy of something from an evident wave of human stupidity. The Roman Catholic Church, the monarchy, and the Continue reading The Bavarian Illuminati, Weishaupt, and Illuminati Pop Lies

The Basics: What Is Occultism? | How to Understand Occult Philosophy and Gnosticism

Additional Entry on this subject was written in Six Points on “Magic”: Theosophy rejects Supernaturalism and Miracle. It explains the source of Magical Knowledge, according to Occultists, outside of the God-Satan theory. Read William Q. Judge on Theosophical Criticisms of Western Occultism to delve more into the Theosophical Perspective. These perspectives given are not the Continue reading The Basics: What Is Occultism? | How to Understand Occult Philosophy and Gnosticism

The Illuminati of the Perfected: What is an ‘Adept’ and ‘Initiate’?

The term Adept defined in the Theosopedia. “Adeptus. Derived from the Latin word Adeptus — “he who has obtained.” The term refers to one who is an Initiate, and has become a master of the secret sciences, “men who have developed and perfected their physical, mental, psychic, and spiritual organisations to the utmost possible degree” Continue reading The Illuminati of the Perfected: What is an ‘Adept’ and ‘Initiate’?