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Science of Spirituality | Philosophy of Perfectibility | Religion of Responsibility
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A brief dialectic on the relationship between pleasure and pain. Like always, Socrates is here to shatter our illusions!

On Pleasure and Pain From The Republic, Book 9 Socrates: “The third victory [of the just man] now, as at the Olympic games, is sacred to Olympic Jupiter, the saviour; for consider, that the pleasure of the others [non-philosophers] is not every way…

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Thomas Taylor explores "The Good". Students of Theosophy are encouraged to compare what is said here to what is said of Parabrahma in the Proem of the Secret Doctrine.

On “The Good” and “The One” of Plato by Thomas Taylor, from an extensive note in his translation of The Republic The good, which is here celebrated by Socrates as that which reigns in the intelligible place, is neither the same with that which subsists in…

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All original thinkers  and investigators of the hidden side of nature whether materialists – those who find in matter “the promise and potency of all terrestrial life,” or spiritualists – that is, those who discover in spirit the source of all energy and…

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What is Genius? How can one be born gifted?

Genius Lucifer, November, 1889 “Genius! thou gift of Heaven, thou light divine! Amid what dangers art thou doom’d to shine. Oft will the body’s weakness check thy force, Oft damp thy vigour, and impede thy course; And trembling nerves compel thee to…

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Fragments: on Idolatry, Avataras, Initiations, Cycles and Modern Fallacies

Fragments Lucifer, August,1896 IDOLATRY The outward form of idolatry is but a veil, concealing the one Truth like the veil of the Saitic Goddess. Only that truth, being for the few, escapes the majority. To the pious profane, the veil recovers a celestial…

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Force of Prejudice Lucifer, July, 1889 “The difference is as great between The optics seeing, as the objects seen. All manners take a tincture from our own, Or some discolour’d through our passion shown; Or fancy’s beam enlarges, multiplies, Contracts,…

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Are the ideal and morals of our society truly noble and good?

The Fall of Ideals Lucifer, December, 1889 “Alas! we know that ideals can never be completely embodied in practice. Ideals must ever lie a great way off—and we will thankfully content ourselves with any not intolerable approximation thereto! . . . And…

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“#Esoteric #Buddhism” and the “#SecretDoctrine”: insights into the early history of #theosophy.

“Esoteric Buddhism” and the “Secret Doctrine” Letter by A. P. Sinnett | Notes and Closing Remark by H. P. B. Lucifer, November, 1888 In reference to various remarks concerning “Esoteric Buddhism” which appear in the course of your new work, “The Secret…

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H.P.B. on modern vs. ancient Wisdom.

The Dual Aspect of Wisdom Lucifer, September, 1890 “No doubt but ye are the people and wisdom shall die with you.”—JOB xii. 2. “But wisdom is justified of her children.”—MATTHEW xi. 19. It is the privilege—as also occasionally the curse—of editors to…

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On #death and the #afterlife, from the perspective of #theosophy.

Dialogue on the Mysteries of the After Life On the Constitution of the Inner Man Lucifer, January, 1889 M. Of course it is most difficult, and, as you say, puzzling to understand correctly and distinguish between the various aspects, called by us the…
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