My Week in the Occult – Week 21: 2016

In a blend of old and new, from the Occult, Paranormal, Esoteric, Spiritual, Supernatural, Weird Science and High Strangeness realms, this week I have been mostly watching, reading, writing and listening to…


– Is There Life After Death?
– William Friedkin says Vatican invited him to document Exorcism
– The Intriguing Ritual and Powerful Work of Alchemy
– It Worked…
Soldiers Were Photographed Before, During, And After War
– Indigenous groups unhappy with the number of Ayahuasca retreats
– Magic-mushroom drug lifts depression in first human trial
– 10 Controversial Artifacts That Could Have Changed History
– Hermas as Guidance and Protection for Travelers in Ancient Greece
– New Evidence Could Overthrow the Standard View of QM
– A Mysterious Object Beyond Pluto Is Coming Into Focus
– Ancient Egyptian sex spells revealed
– 82 Ways to Live Like Alejandro Jodorowsky
– A new temple dedicated to the Norse god Odin and other gods
– Nurse Revealed The Top 5 Regrets People Have On Their Deathbed
– Seven Ways to Practice Crazy Wisdom
– Ancestral Practice, Altars, and the Mighty Dead
– Are you anxious? Or just creative?
– A Simple Voodoo Hex Using Common Household Items
– Is Magick too narrow a lens to look through?
– Mysterious ‘Ghost’ Voice Turns Out To Be a Guy In The Chimney
– Tsunamis on Mars?
– Step Inside the Smoke-Filled Witchcraft Market of Mexico City
– Build The Spirit Radio That Creeped Out Tesla Himself
– Rare Medieval Illustrations of Magical Thinking
– Just. Effing. Magick.
– On Beauty: the human, the divine
Top 10 Resources for Beginner Occultists
– Filling Pails, Lighting Fires
– Sara-La-Kali
– Are dreams predictions?
– Why science needs to break the spell of reductive materialism
– Magic bowls of antiquity
– Forensic Scientists Tried to “See” a Dead Person’s Last Sight
– Maybe Life in the Cosmos Is Rare After All
– Does Memory Reconsolidation Exist?
– I’m Tired Of Pretending I Give A Fuck
– The sealed mausoleum believed to be a time machine
– Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think
– How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds
– On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit
– Earth’s core is 2.5 years younger than its crust
– The Poverty of Reductionism
– Is it time to kill off the idea of the ‘Selfish Gene’?
– Does Siri Believe in God?
– Has a Hungarian physics lab found a fifth force of nature?
– Neanderthals built mysterious cave structures 175,000 years ago
– Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks
– Supernatural Creatures Hiding in Iceland
COMIC: How to do magick in 8 easy steps
– The Dark Side of Near Death Experiences
– Bohemian Grove: The Secret Society Summer Camp


– Dr. Michael Aquino on MindWar, Election, Christianity, 9/11
– Joe Martino Sees a Consciousness Shift… And That’s a Good Thing
– Spirits in the Academy with Jack Hunter 
– The History of Heresy