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"Even though modern culture has done it's best to corrupt art into a celebrity production machine, simply another form of entertainment, designed specifically as an opiate to the downtrodden, gluttonous, and vapid, it fails because the artist knows better. Art is magic. Art is one of the rawest shamanistic forms of connection with the universal source of everything, but only if the artist is brave enough to give the audience what it needs rather than what it thinks, or has been told, it wants." --Peter Beckley

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A mystic needn't be an academic to be a scholar. Why is this idea important? Some people create a magical, fulfilling life based in a non-academically-shaped worldview. We also might want to teach from such an orientation. Our cosmology can be as carefully constructed and extensively developed as any scientific understanding, but many would crush our power by insisting there is only one intelligent way to see, to learn, to study.

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  • Rick
    Rick says #
    The convergence of modern physics and mysticism over the past 30 tears makes for exciting times, and opens up so many possibilitie
  • Francesca De Grandis
    Francesca De Grandis says #
    Rick, yes, physics and metaphysics together rock! And thanks so much for yr supportive words!!
  • Rick
    Rick says #
    Francesa, do you ever find your visions contradicting science and if so, how do you handle the contradiction? I'm talking like a v
  • Francesca De Grandis
    Francesca De Grandis says #
    Rick, that is such an interesting comment, thank you! As to an answer: To the best of my memory and understanding, my visions hav
  • thomas byrnes
    thomas byrnes says #
    That is spot on . Every time in my life that I've allowed my intellect to over rule my inner voice desolation and ruin followed .

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