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reading the author and not just his reputation

I keep my reading list in a note on my iPhone. Whenever I come across a book I think I might want to read, I add it to the list. Most of the entries are nonfiction, and there are more … Continue reading

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some thoughts in action

What do you believe in? What are the most deep and certain truths in your life? Do you know? Do you ever take an inventory of your beliefs, or try to be conscious of what exactly they are? I suppose … Continue reading

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The Astral Body by A. E. Powell: more things in heaven and earth

The Astral Body: And Other Astral Phenomena by Arthur E. Powell My rating: 4 of 5 stars This follow-on volume, published in 1927, to the author’s The Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man, extends the survey of the unseen … Continue reading

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The Etheric Double by A. E. Powell: pointing the way out of the cave

The Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man by Arthur E. Powell My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first in what would come to be a series of primers on the nature of man and the universe according to … Continue reading

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Theosophy by Rudolf Steiner: a field guide to reality

Theosophy: An Introduction to the Spiritual Processes in Human Life and in the Cosmos by Rudolf Steiner My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book speaks with vigor and authority about things that most of us spend our lives studiously … Continue reading

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