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The Gnosis Archive: Resources on Gnosticism and Gnostic Tradition

The Gnosis Archive: Resources on Gnosticism and Gnostic Tradition
What is Gnosticism? Many visitors have requested some basic introductory material explaining Gnosticism. To meet this need we offer these "places to start": two short articles, The Gnostic World View: A Brief Summary of Gnosticism and What is a Gnostic?; and an audio lectures (mp3 format) on the Gnostic concept of Christ: The Misunderstood Redeemer. A reading of the Overview of the Gnostic Society Library collection will also give a useful brief introduction to the history and textual legacy of the Gnostic tradition. For more in-depth reading suggestions visit the Gnostic Society Bookstore—you will find offered there a selection of the best introductory and advanced books on Gnosticism, along with brief reviews of recommended books. Meditations Take a moment to reflect on a brief meditation and reading from the Gnostic scriptures, selected from this week's Gnostic liturgy. The Gnostic Society Library Video presentations: Nag Hammadi Library collection updated: Gnosis and C. "C.G. C. C.

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List of Acacia species known to contain psychoactive alkaloids This is a list of Acacia species (sensu lato) that are known to contain psychoactive alkaloids, or are suspected of containing such alkaloids due to being psychoactive. The presence and constitution of alkaloids in nature can be highly variable, due to environmental and genetic factors. Acacia species having little or no alkaloids in the material sampled[41][edit] Species containing a concentration of alkaloids of 0-0.02% include: 9 Key Components of the Shift to Higher Consciousness This article originally appeared in WakingTimes.com. Facing considerable political, economic, social and ecological crises, the human race is desperate for a transformation and a new direction. Business as usual ensures that we are doomed to run a course of half-conscious self-destruction, as man-made catastrophes multiply and stress mounts in every aspect of life. We must overthrow our ignorance, as it has become a fearful master, goading us into war, pollution, waste and exploitation.

Home Director of BA, Heads International Conference Titled “Rebuilding Trust in Europe” Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the BA, chaired the international conference that was held in Andorra titled “Rebuilding Trust in Europe” in the presence of a large number of presidents and prime ministers. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - Tabular view Thus the variable name 'x' is the proper sign for the pseudo-concept object. Wherever the word 'object' ('thing', etc.) is correctly used, it is expressed in conceptual notation by a variable name. For example, in the proposition, 'There are 2 objects which. . About This page includes information about the aims and scope of BMC Bioinformatics, editorial policies, open access and article-processing charges, the peer review process and other information. For details of how to prepare and submit a manuscript through the online submission system, please see the instructions for authors. Scope BMC Bioinformatics is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the development, testing and novel application of computational and statistical methods for the modeling and analysis of all kinds of biological data, as well as other areas of computational biology. BMC Bioinformatics is part of the BMC series which publishes subject-specific journals focused on the needs of individual research communities across all areas of biology and medicine.

Social bookmarking Delicious homepage in October 2012, an example of a social bookmarking website. Common features[edit] In a social bookmarking system, users save links to web pages that they want to remember and/or share. First Flight : Knowledge Media Institute : The Open University Air flows over and under the wings of an aeroplane as it moves. The wings are designed to make the air travelling over the top surface move faster than the air moving under the wing, and this has the effect of lifting the wing up. The shape of a wing viewed from the side is known as an aerofoil (or airfoil), and the angle between the aerofoil and the direction in which the plane is moving is described as the angle of attack. Changing the angle of attack alters the amount of lift produced by the wing and can also affect the pilot's control of the plane. If the angle is increased too much then the wing stalls, and the plane is likely to crash. Otto Lilienthal, one of the early flight pioneers, had been killed when his glider stalled after being hit by a gust of wind.

Ancient Psychoactive Incense and Preparations For millennia, humankind has lived with nature, utilizing the flora and fauna to survive. Over the centuries, through trial and error, they learned which plants were the most nutritious, healthy and beneficial, and consequently which plants possessed unique healing, spiritual and magical properties. Early in antiquity, humankind discovered the healing properties and magical qualities of plants like Papaver somniferum, Cannabis sativa and fungi like Amanita muscaria. In addition to directly consuming these magical healing plant, ancient peoples also discovered that many plants possess psychoactive properties when they are burned and used them as part of their sacred ceremonies. Over time and after many trials people discovered that potent incenses could be made by combining several different plants, resins, barks and roots and that they could enhance their effects by utilizing special breathing techniques to help trigger or intensify trance states. Bodhanath Incense

First 3D Map of the Brain’s Connections We knew anatomy could be gorgeous, but this is beyond anything else we’ve ever seen, and it’s guaranteed to be something you haven’t seen, being the first 3D image of a brain’s connections. Van Wedeen, a Harvard radiology professor, is awestruck: “We’ve never really seen the brain – it’s been hiding in plain sight.” Conventional scanning has offered us a crude glimpse, but scientists such as Wedeen aim to produce the first ever three-dimensional map of all its neurons. Online: hacks Archives Here’s a special post from Hackszine – great way to follow all the authors from our HACKS series…. Ed note: In this guest post, veteran Hacks series author Paul Bausch takes on a challenge that’s been on my todo list for a while, providing a solution that should be of immediate interest to all readers of this site and just might serve as a seed for future hacking around here. I have a shelf full of O’Reilly Hacks books across a wide range of subjects. I contributed a couple in the Web Applications category, but I also have Hacks books about digital photography, hardware, scripting languages, gaming, and operating systems. The series has introduced me to a number of authors who are doing unusual things with technology in their particular area of expertise.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Side-by-Side-by-Side Edition Created in part to serve a pedagogical need, I have undertaken a project to create a decently typeset version of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus-Logico-Philosophicus (1922) that presents Wittgenstein’s German original text alongside both major English translations: the Ogden (or Ogden/Ramsey) translation, and the Pears/McGuinness translation. Right now four versions are available in three file formats. All contain Russell’s introduction, and a hyperlinked English index.

200+ Consciousness Raising Documentaries Do you feel like having a ‘Movie Night’ without having to go anywhere? Here is a list of over 200 consciousness expanding movies and documentaries that will assist you in your evolution – All of which can watched for free online in the links below. How many of them have you seen?

The Reptilian Aliens and the Council of the 13 'Royal' Families Excerpts from Blue Blood, True Blood: Conflict & Creation The leader of the Earth's Illumi... Excerpts from Blue Blood, True Blood: Conflict & Creation The leader of the Earth's Illuminati is called the "Pindar". The Pindar is a member of one of the 13 ruling Illuminati families, and is always male. The title, Pindar, is an abbreviated term for "Pinnacle of the Draco", also known as the "Penis of the Dragon".

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