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What sort of stereotypical hermetic student are you?

Hermetic groups are packed with lots of different types of people, but you start to notice a few stereotypes.  Here is my list, it is not complete and not to be taken seriously.The TouristThe Tourist joins lots of different groups and never settles with one.  They can be trying their hands at Tantra at one moment and crystals the next.  They never get anywhere and would be better off being muggles.  They have strong opinions about the niceness of the world because they never tend to hang around long enough to see its dark-side. The PendantDo not tend to stay long in esoteric groups because none of them match their exacting standards.  Feel that a group is defined by the

What if you are wrong?

In the 1984 the Wizard of Christchurch taught me a very important esoteric lesson.People from outside New Zealand might not have heard of the Wizard of Christchurch.  He is a triple doctorate who made it his life’s work to become a “living work of art.”   Practically this meant dressing up as a Wizard and coming out with very funny speeches in Christchurch’s square.Wizard of Christchurch He was never an occultist.  He once told me that he hated occultism because “occult meant secret” and if something was secret there must be something wrong with it.”But because he called himself a Wizard, that made him the target for born again Christians who did not quite get the joke and thought he was practising

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