Encyclopedia Hermetica: A Big History with Dan Attrell (Part 11)
Music: Sweet Christian Mother - Solar Mind
Topics: Nubia, Egypt, Persia, Picatrix
In this lecture series presented by The Modern Hermeticist, historian Dan Attrell cruises through the centuries and millennia, starting around the year 5000 BC and working his way down to our times, to provide listeners with a 'big picture' of history. The 'exoteric' portions of the Encyclopedia Hermetica cover major events and trends in politics, art, philosophy, religion, science, and more, in order to provide listeners with a more 'traditional' historical framework.
This romp through the ages, however, serves a dual-function as a vehicle for imparting teachings vis-a-vis the 'esoteric' dimensions of history which one cannot learn in school. The discussions are punctuated by an honest and 'alternative', no-holds barred commentary that delves off into subjects such as the occult, mysticism, and mind control, and how these topics stand in connection with the way the past has unfurled, and the way we continue to interpret those events to this day. This is done to provide listeners not only with a basic chronology of events in the history of Hermeticism, but with a veritable 'cosmology' in the spirit of a liberal education...
Future episodes will discuss the topics as diverse as science and philosophy, magic[k] and mystery traditions, prophets and mystical experiences, yoga and alchemy, astrology and astronomy, entheogenic plants and psychedelic drugs, freedom and slavery, truth and illusion, and much more... Don't forget to subscribe to the channel for updates to the show.
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Check out my books: "Shamanism and the Mysteries: A Brief History of the Cult of Ecstasy" ( http://amzn.to/1PdUOmO ) and "On Meditations On Meditations (On meditations) (...Probably On Meditations Too)" (http://amzn.to/25ffPa6)
Other Relevant Books:
- On Meditations On Meditations (On meditations) (...Probably On Meditations Too): http://amzn.to/25ffPa6
- Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity (David Christian): http://amzn.to/1OFHYfz
- The Kybalion: http://amzn.to/23kVJb2
- The Corpus Hermeticum: http://amzn.to/1QdWZDK
- The Oxford History of the Biblical World: http://amzn.to/23kVNHU
- A History of Western Philosophy (Audiobook): http://amzn.to/1nrOXjv
- The Archaic Revival (Terence McKenna): http://amzn.to/1OFIgDd