A Dark Muse: A History of the Occult by Gary Lachman

By Gary Lachman

The occult used to be an important impression at the Renaissance, and it obsessed the preferred thinkers of the day. yet with the Age of cause, occultism used to be sidelined; purely charlatans came across any use for it. Occult principles didn't disappear, besides the fact that, yet particularly went underground. It built right into a fruitful resource of proposal for lots of very important artists. Works of brilliance, occasionally even of genius, have been produced below its impression. In a depressing Muse, Lachman discusses the Enlightenment obsession with occult politics, the Romantic explosion, the futuristic occultism of the fin de siècle, and the deep occult roots of the modernist flow. a few of the writers and thinkers featured during this hidden historical past of western suggestion and sensibility are Emanuel Swedenborg, Charles Baudelaire, J. ok. Huysmans, August Strindberg, William Blake, Goethe, Madame Blavatsky, H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, and Malcolm Lowry.

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You will begin to feel differently). So always remember, the new 64 feeling coming over you is really God at work and although you may sometimes express your elation by saying you feel enthusiastic, remember that the word Enthusiasm is just a derivation from the early Greek-"en theos"-meaning in God. Your enthusiastic attitude will, in turn, cause your actions to change and you will start behaving differently. Moreover, not only will you begin to act differently yourself, but because of the new vibration you are in, you will begin to gravitate toward, and to attract to you, other like-minded people.

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