Superstition

My daughter Mavi is now 14. I thought it was of the utmost importance to show her that father does not surrender to dystopian lethargy but manages to cross a lot of country borders to be able to reach her – of necessity, of course, because apparently governments have the right to prevent you from…

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A wonderful game

I have travelled through sixteen countries in corona time and the Netherlands is really the only one where they put those dull, pedantic and childish signs along the road, signs like ‘Corona, we can solve that together’. No, seriously, there was no sign of corona anywhere along the roads. And although I don’t watch television,…

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Reve, Hermans, Mulisch

An article about the ‘Grand Three’ in Dutch Literature Visiting my daughter, Mavi. She is at the edge of 14 and loves Japanese anime, it is one of her great passions. She also draws, so I bought her an iPad with a drawing pen, because even though Veer is teaching her to draw by hand,…

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A virus as a living entity

What exactly is a virus? According to conventional science, it is a piece of code flying around that is out to conquer and survive creatures. But why would reality be full of such ‘pieces of code’, science has no clue. The most important shift you make as a Sage is that you learn to experience…

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‘It’s not about you’

Wherein Martina Benders replies to a lamewoke accusation with a superwoke antiphon: The most typical reaction to my piece yesterday came from Duchessa Sangiovanna: ‘It’s not about you’, she commented as a cut and paste on my article, which probably went unread. It’s not about you, more an outcry than an observation. What is that…

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Boring computer mag turns conspiracy nutter

Strange how in these times even a boring computer magazine like PC Magazine suddenly produces the most far-fetched nonsense that seems to come out of a cheap science fiction film. Microsoft patent describes tracking brain activity to mine cryptocurrency April 2020 was the moment that this magazine went so off the rails that it started…

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What is the abyss?

It is a concept that you come across here and there in philosophical and occult literature: the abyss. Nietzsche speaks about it quite often – stare into the abyss and the abyss begins to stare back. In Hermetic Kabbalism, the abyss exists as a conceptual space between the ‘supernals’ Kether, Chokmah and Binah and the…

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Corruption is unscientific

Another typical feature of the brain disease that I have already described in Waarover de piranha droomt in de limonadesloot: in addition to a severely eroded vocabulary and a thought receptor that has played an increasingly smaller role at the expense of the visual receptor – modern man has hardly any functioning evaluation circuitry left,…

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Only the meek believe in science

One of the strange statements I hear from people in this crisis is that they believe in science. And that while for the past thirty years almost all cutting edge science has been carried out completely out of sight, anyone who does not work for a secret service cannot possibly know what the actual state…

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The Eye

A while back, I decided to withdraw all my attention from social media and only invest in this place, my website, which is my property. Basically, you’re just constantly putting content on someone else’s website, thinking you’d attract more readers. And then you get squeezed and censored…well you know the picture. The person reading this…

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