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The Sacred Community

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert A. Heinlein We are a race of beings chronically dissatisfied, always on the hunt for something better or different. It is an ambitious hunt where we seek to take as much as possible, because more is always better;   after all this is what our society is teaching us, more is better, bigger is better, any peak is the best even if we rarely know why it is best or better. And we all fall victim for this, at least to some level or in some weak moments, we get touched by the sadness of the world. At times we drown in that sadness of the world that seeks to veil and shroud itself in laughter, ecstasy and fashion. We allow ourselves to drown in hysteria, laughter and gossip because it masks our hurt, our pain to appear smaller and softer – it gives us an island of solitude amongst the crowds. But this solitude we experience in a world of icebergs crashing into one another is not

The Royal Memory of Witchdom

“Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity.” -             - Niccolò Machiavelli ‘Witch’ and ‘sorcerer’ are ideas that come with the air of amorality and inconsistency, being forms and functions ascribed to people possessing supernatural powers, being void of moral and consideration for others than themselves. To some extent a moral nihilism and an amoral stance might be observed, but on background of what?  If the moral canvas is spread out upon the nails and torches of Christian ethics a moral nihilism is often present in an rejection of ethics shaped by a society that seeks to oppress its participants either financially (if you are holy, you must be poor), emotionally (originally sin will make you reek of constant doom) or socially (in the name of equality you have the freedom to fail in your aspirations of being what you are not).  If we spe