View Single Post
Old 25-08-2016, 03:32 PM   #3
decode reality
Inactive
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 24,061
Likes: 4,369 (2,796 Posts)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by markritter View Post
I don't think it is too uncommon for intellectual people back then to have a basic knowledge of the mysteries, of 'magic' or freemasonry.

When you think that such knowledge was suppressed for centuries it had to be kept alive somehow.

Occultism and magic are such vague terms as well. Some people use them as if they cover one unified field of study when in fact they refer to myriad diverse paths and methods.
Yes I agree, though when you study the arts in academia, those aspects often get overlooked. That's what I found, anyway. Or people who take a conspiracy angle see the word 'occult' and immediately associate it with something evil and elite.

Last edited by decode reality; 25-08-2016 at 03:36 PM.
Likes: (2)
decode reality is offline   Reply With Quote