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The Reënchantment Project

Copyright 2012 () Freeman Presson, all rights reserved I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of Plato. In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which … Continue reading

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Review of Crystals * Jewels * Stones Magic & Science

Review copyright 2012 () Freeman Presson, all rights reserved This is a nicely-made, 6″x9″ paperback with a soothing, New-Age-friendly sky blue cover bearing a picture of assorted tumbled stones and an attractively-clouded crystal on the cover. Unlike some books on … Continue reading

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Review of Enochian Magick (The Best of the Equinox, Volume I)

Review Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved I must begin this review by admitting that the subject of Enochian is above my pay grade as a practitioner at the moment (and will likely remain so for some time). You … Continue reading

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Mercury Cazimi Talisman Consecration

And now for something completely different … wherein I publish a note from my Magical Record. This is pretty close to a traditional consecration; but check out what Polyphanes did if you want a completely pimped-out ritual. 0550 – 0640 … Continue reading

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Dion Fortune’s The Winged Bull (Dry and Wet Sex Magick in the 30’s)

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved Here we have a tale, vintage 1935, of a fairly classic sort in the occult fiction genre: woman who is just magical enough, and just sexy enough, to be irresistible to a left-hand … Continue reading

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Foreshadowing of Fortune: The Winged Bull (plus …)

“I don’t read fiction1,” I am often caught saying, but it does have an “unless” clause. In this case, it was “unless I feel overloaded with study and just want to be led down a primrose path for a bit.” … Continue reading

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Review of In the Center of the Fire: a memoir of the occult

Copyright 2012 Freeman Presson, all rights reserved This is a very nicely-produced, standard-sized hardcover: tightly-sewn signatures, good paper, and a very tight crimson cloth/board cover with gold embossing. The dust jacket features a picture of the author squatting on a … Continue reading

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