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No One Can Be Victorious Over Life, Life Is Forever The Victor


Strong governments usually result in weak people.  The more completely a central administration takes over the powers of a people, the more rapidly people become dependent not only upon the strength of the government, but upon its endurance. The more … Continue reading

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Egotism Destroys Health and Happiness


One of the most universal and “respectable pressures is selfishness.  Some go as far as to say that without selfishness very little can be accomplished in this world.  Experience teaches us, however, that the consequences of such conduct can never … Continue reading

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In Order To Help Many People, We Must Be Many People


Of all the problems that each person must solve, the complexity of our own temperament is probably the most challenging. Most of us have very little trouble giving other people good advice – we see exactly what is wrong with … Continue reading

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To Live By Medicine Is To Live Horribly


We are all, to a measure, the victims of the environments in which we live. When this environment becomes too oppressive, denying us self-expression, or discouraging it to the degree we no longer have energy or resistance to demand personal … Continue reading

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Happiness Is Not In Things; Happiness Is In You.


One of our greatest problems still remains the inability of the religious world to cut through its own orthodoxies to the arrival at some point of common vision or insight. The goal of religion is to establish an inner strength … Continue reading

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Words Can Inspire. And Words Can Destroy. Choose Wisely.


Nobody in his senses wants airplanes dropping bombs and poison gases upon his head; nobody in his senses wants slums, Tobacco Roads, and undernourished, ragged schoolchildren in a land of potential economic plenty. But bombs are killing babies in China … Continue reading

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What is Hermetica?


The Hermetica is a collection of writing attributed to Thoth- a mythical ancient Egyptian sage whose wisdom is said to have transformed him into a god.  Although largely unknown today, the writings attributed to Hermes/Thoth have been immensely important in … Continue reading

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