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John Dee

John Dee
John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was a mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, imperialist[5] and adviser to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy. In his lifetime Dee amassed one of the largest libraries in England. His high status as a scholar also allowed him to play a role in Elizabethan politics. He served as an occasional adviser and tutor to Elizabeth I and nurtured relationships with her ministers Francis Walsingham and William Cecil. Dee also tutored and enjoyed patronage relationships with Sir Philip Sidney, his uncle Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, and Edward Dyer. Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Later life[edit] By the early 1580s, Dee was growing dissatisfied with his progress in learning the secrets of nature and with his own lack of influence and recognition. Final years[edit] Personal life[edit] Dee was married three times and had eight children. Achievements[edit] Thought[edit]

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How much does it matter whether God exists? — Aeon O... Alan/Flickr Two rooms, in two different cities, but pretty much the same scene: one man stands before a few dozen supporters, many of them middle-aged white males, plus a smaller, precocious cohort in early adulthood. As the man speaks, they interrupt him with good, earnest, detailed questions, which he ably answers more or less to their satisfaction. These crowds crave the intricacies of arguments and the upshots of science. Jack the Ripper was renowned poet Francis Thompson: teacher England's most notorious serial killer may have been renowned poet Francis Thompson, according to one teacher who claims to have cracked the century-old murder mystery. Thompson penned poetry by day and butchered prostitutes by night under the guise of legendary murderer Jack the Ripper, Australian teacher Richard Patterson claims. The 45-year-old educator says research from an exhaustive 20-year study shows the artist is the legendary culprit behind the grisly 1888 slays of five London prostitutes during a 10-week killing spree.

John Dee 1582 March 10 - John Dee and Edward Kelley start receiving the Heptarchia Mystica (John Dee became deeply involved in conversing with angels and spirits through Kelley and it dominated the latter part of his life)1582 March 20 John Dee and Edward Kelley receive the Enochian alphabet1583 March 29 John Dee and Edward Kelley start receiving Liber Logaeth1583 May 8 John Dee and Edward Kelley are foretold by the Angel Uriel of the death of the Queen of Scots (this occurred in 1587) and the coming of the Spanish Armada (this occurred in 1588)1583 - A mob destroyed a large part of John Dee's library at Mortlake1584 - John Dee and Edward Kelley move to Cracow1586 - John Dee and Edward Kelley move to Prague1589 John Dee returns to England1589 Edward Kelley stays in Prague and embarks on his public alchemical transmutations in Prague1595 John Dee became warden of Manchester College1595 Edward Kelley dies1605 Jane (Fromond) Dee and several of their children die of plague in Manchester.

PN Review Online Poetry Literary Magazine - The Freezing Coachman: some reflections on art and morality - Raymond Tallis - PN Review 96 Tolstoy tells the story of an aristocratic woman at the theatre weeping at the imaginary tragedy enacted on the stage. At the same time, outside in the cold, a real tragedy is taking place: her old and faithful coachman, awaiting her in the bitter winter night, is freezing to death. The point of the story is obvious: art does not necessarily make people better behaved, or more considerate. The dissociation between art and good behaviour angered Tolstoy and, in What is Art?, he savagely attacked what he perceived as the contemporary reduction of art to a mere amusement, recreation or opiate for the leisured classes. Against this, he asserted that 'art should be an organ co-equal with science for the life and progress of mankind'.

List of Nikola Tesla writings Tesla wrote a number of books and articles for magazines and journals.[1] Among his books are My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla; The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla, compiled and edited by David Hatcher Childress; and The Tesla Papers. Many of Tesla's writings are freely available on the web,[2][3][4] including the article, The Problem of Increasing Human Energy, which he wrote for The Century Magazine in 1900,[5][6] and the article, Experiments With Alternate Currents Of High Potential And High Frequency, published in his book, Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla.[7][8] Works[edit] Tesla working in his laboratory. Works About Tesla[edit]

Dr. John Dee Dr. John Dee (1527 – 1608) Written and compiled by George Knowles “Gender is not a binary, it’s a spectrum”: some problems – More radical with age An oft-repeated mantra among proponents of the notion of gender identity is that “gender is not a binary, it’s a spectrum”. The basic idea is that what makes gender oppressive is not, as the radical feminist analysis would have it, that it is an externally imposed set of norms prescribing and proscribing behaviour to individuals in accordance with morally arbitrary biological characteristics, and coercively placing them in one of two positions in a hierarchy. Rather, the problem is that we recognise only two possible genders. Thus humans of both sexes could be liberated if we recognised that while gender is indeed an internal, essential facet of our identity, there are more genders than just “man” or “woman” to choose from.

P. G. Wodehouse Wodehouse in 1930 (aged 48) Although most of Wodehouse's fiction is set in England, he spent much of his life in the US and used New York and Hollywood as settings for some of his novels and short stories. During and after the First World War, together with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, he wrote a series of Broadway musical comedies that were an important part of the development of the American musical.

Francis Bacon & John Dee By D.W.Cooper & Lawrence Gerald There has been more written about Francis Bacon's life from the age of sixteen, when he left England and travelled to the continent during the late 1570's meeting up with the leading thinkers of the cultural revolution in France, than his other formative years and the elders who also shaped his mind. Alfred Dodd in his book Francis Bacon's Personal Life -Story quotes Bacon's biographer and chaplain, Dr.Rawley, "I shall not tread too near upon the heels of truth", letting us know that this biography of Bacon would not be too exact in it's details.

Philosophers want to know why physicists believe theories they can’t prove — Quartz It’s often assumed that physics and philosophy are at opposite ends of the academic spectrum. In fact, they’re close—so close that they can overlap, with professors sometimes switching between the two fields as they work to advance our understanding of highly abstract subjects in theoretical physics. One such professor is Richard Dawid, a philosophy of science researcher at Ludwig Maximilian Universität Munich, who has a PhD in theoretical physics and began his career researching particle physics. He transitioned to philosophy, he tells Quartz, to investigate how physicists can come to believe in certain theories without necessarily having the empirical evidence that proves them. The criteria for establishing a theory, he discovered, is not in itself subject to scientific enquiry.

Winston Graham Winston Mawdsley Graham OBE (30 June 1908 – 10 July 2003) was an English novelist, best known for the Poldark novels, a series of historical fiction set in Cornwall. Biography[edit] Graham's father, Albert Grime, was a prosperous tea-importer and grocer. His second son, Winston, was born at 66 Langdale Road, Victoria Park, Manchester on 30 June 1908, at 8 a.m.

How did you get from John Dee to "Lady of the Earth"? I am looking at your Picatrix information and I noticed that correlation. -- Nice to meet you here -- Keith. by keithflechas Dec 20