Grimm’s The Raven

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There once was a Queen who had a little baby daughter, and one day the child was naughty and would not be quiet. Now, there were some ravens flying round and round the castle, and when the Queen saw them she opened the window, and said impatiently,
“I wish you were a raven–I might have a little peace then.”

She had scarcely spoken the words when the child changed into a raven, and flew from her arms, out through the window. It flew away to a dark wood, where it Continue reading

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Featured Book: The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs

~Excerpts from The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs by Richard Alan Miller~

In psychology, ritual is considered the celebration of a myth, which is achieved through a carefully constructed enactment of the myth. Because ritual is the externalization of something internal, myth has a more archetypal than logical structure to it. Rituals reveal values at their most fundamental level. Man expresses in ritual what moves him most. Therefore: The symbol always originates on the inside and is projected outward.

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Martian Seance Writing

From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with Glossolalia by TH Flournoy, 1900

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Text No. 16; seance of August 22, 1897. – First Martian text written by Mlle. Smith (according to a visual hallucination). Natural size. [Collection of M. Lemaitre.] – Herewith its French notation. astane esenale pouze mene simand ini. mira.