The Force before Star Wars explained in the Combination of Magic and Science in Theosophy | Beyond Fiction

“Yes: there is a force as limitless as thought, as potent as boundless will, as subtile as the essence of life so inconceivably awful in its rending force as to convulse the universe to its centre would it but be used as a lever, but this Force is not God, since there are men who Continue reading The Force before Star Wars explained in the Combination of Magic and Science in Theosophy | Beyond Fiction

What Is Occultism | Epigraph from Agrippa’s Three Books on Occult Philosophy

OCCULTISM The term, occult dates to the 1530s from the Middle French, occulte (“secret, not divulged”), and the Latin occultus (“hidden, concealed, secret). The term occult, in the 1540s is used to mean, “not apprehended by the mind, beyond the range of ordinary understanding, or senses.” It is associated with astrology, magic, alchemy, etc., in the 1630s. In the Continue reading What Is Occultism | Epigraph from Agrippa’s Three Books on Occult Philosophy