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November Articles

By November 26, 2012

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This month has seen a fairly random collection of topics here at Alternative Religions. most recently, I have included an introductory article on alchemy, by which I mean the serious practicing of it, not the pipe dream of turning lead into gold.

I have also addressed the rather central elitist mindset of Satanism.  Satanists encourage perfection and success and frown on mediocrity as well as those who are satisfied with it.

I spend a lot of time talking about syncretism both in the classroom and in the Internet, although less so here.  All religions bear some influence from other sources.  It's impossible not to.  However, some religions bear very strong and often deliberate influences from a variety of sources.

Finally, just because everyone loves them, I've added octagrams to my collection of shapes (although I haven't yet added it to the appropriate gallery.)

November 27, 2012 at 2:38 pm
(1) Joseph D. Smith says:

I have always wanted to know more about syncretism, and also about alchemy. I will read those articles for sure! Thanks.

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