Summary for the week ending May 31st, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending May 31st, 2014.

 

Village IDLE MAN Poster

This Village IDLE MAN Poster is another piece of helpful propaganda from the Ministry of Information … inspired by the signs that can be seen around the Village in The Prisoner and a quote from Eliphas Levi’s Ritual et Dogme de la Haute Magie.

 

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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

Middle Egyptian Grammar by James E Hoch, SSEA Publication XV, from Benben Publications
Clothed With the Sun: Being the Book of the Illuminations of Anna Bonus Kingsford, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Message of the Sphinx: A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval, from Three Rivers Press
The Book of Dzyan, edited and introduced by Tim Maroney, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Kemet and the African Worldview: Research, Rescue and Restoration, edited by Maulana Karenga and Jacob H Cattuthers, from University of Sankore Press
The Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley, from Samuel Weiser, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Knight’s Tour Transposition cryptogram by Walter C Cambra, courtesy of the author
Selections from the Husia: Sacred Wisdom of Ancient Egypt by Maulana Karenga, from University of Sankore Press
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 3: Century #1 1910 by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods by Dimitri Meeks and Christine Favard-Meeks, translated by G M Goshgarian
The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structure of Alchemy by Mircea Eliade, from University of Chicago Press, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Egyptian Heaven and Hell by E A Wallis Budge, from Dover
The Pleasure Tube by Robert Onopa, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Egyptian Religion by Siegried Morenz, translated by Ann E Keep, from Cornell University Press
Nova Swing by M John Harrison, reviewed by T Polyphilus

Anthology Project

Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

lust fin added by Daniel Denta
Doodle bookmark added by John Griogair Bell
Eye of the World added by John Griogair Bell

Audio Pool

M.O.E. added by Hollywood Playboii
3rd Eye Exercise Mixtape added by Hollywood Playboii
Liber AL vel Legis, Chapter 1, a collborative track from Sekhet-Maat in Portland, OR, added by Frater M.P.D.
The Room added by Stryknin Y
Don’t Speak, Mouth added by dr guilty
Shades of Contrast added by rfcl
la rosa arrebatada added by Manuel Montero

Video Pool

Apple ov Cosminatus by Amoeba

Arts and Letters Pool

Kurt Vonnegut suggests a writing ritual for soul growth

Goods and Services

Balancing the Elements with Thomas Michael Caldwell on May 31st, 2014
Multimedia heresy with a Gnostic edge, a patronage campaign by Miguel Conner
Robert Anton Wilson’s Cosmic Trigger: The Play, a crowdfunding effort by Daisy Eris Campbell
Hipster Abraxas, a patronage campaign by Scott Rassbach
The Book of St. Cyprian: The Sorcerer’s Treasure, translated with commentary by José Leitão, from Hadean Press

Miscellaneous

Dr. Avalon Divine’s Center of Parapsychological Studies, a video by Ally of ASMR Requests
Abraxas 5 launch party at Treadwell’s on May 30th, 2014
Cosmic Love, a video from Florence + The Machine
See, a video from Tycho and GMUNK
Introducing the new Hrmtc Underground BBS
We Are Dead Stars, a video from The Atlantic with Michelle Thaller

 

Here are some popular site pages:

The Holy Koran of The Moorish Science Temple of America
Secret Fire
The Book of Lies
A Short Course in Scrying
Liber 777
Aries

 

Here are some popular BBS posts:

So this happened then … the new Hrmtc Underground BBS!
Hrmtc Underground BBS logo
How should this place be organized?
Any quotes catch your eye from the material on the site?
Notice any typos or other errors on the site?
What’s missing from the site that should be there?

 

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