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Peter J. Carroll

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  • Following a number of heated debates with my eldest who has gone native after marrying a fine Scot, I've taken a lot more notice of

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  • Well, it seems like busy week in my absence. Ghadaffi met a well deserved squalid end, hopefully this will serve as a warning to other

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  • With the completion of the latest Knights of Chaos campaign all qualifying survivors have started to place their armorial crests in the Knight's Hall at Arcanorium

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  • The theory and practice of magic seems to have undergone two major periods of revolution and revival in the last couple of centuries, the first

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  • The British riots have come and gone for the moment, and at last the politicians and the media have tired of punditry and explanationism and

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  • Civil Marriage

    I don’t think the government has thought far enough outside the box on the issue of marriage.

    We need to take the sex

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  • Hi, Yog-Sothoth here again...

    With a bit more on those pesky quarks...

    Consider the flowing data in support of the idea that within baryons, u

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  • Well that stirred up a reply or two, herewith my response....

    There are perhaps 100m people on this planet in various conflict zones who could

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  • Arcanorium College, the Worlds Premier Cyberspace Academy for the Magical Artes, Proudly Presents: -

    For Semester 6 beginning on June 24th.

    Nikki Wyrd, Transmogrification

    Andriehvitimus, An introduction

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  • The EU has taken its first Political Prisoners, elected Greek politicians from the Golden Dawn party.

    (Incidentally there seems no connection whatever between the Greek

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  • Please say NO to AV in the UK on May 5th.

    It will result in the Libdems getting more seats as everyone understands. The UK

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  • What I did on my holiday.

    Belize, maybe you never heard of it, it’s a place the size of Wales tucked in under the Yucatan

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  • Quarks.

    Our current understanding of the atomic nucleus looks pretty incomplete and messy. In particular the explanations of why u and d quarks with a

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  • Higgs or Not?

    Today’s announcement from CERN does not send me scuttling off to eat the relevant pages of The Apophenion and The Octavo as

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  • Ah, how refreshing to excercise one's democratic rights, whilst voting seems less fun than rioting, it seems much more fun than all out civil war, so

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  • A month on from Frogmass (see http://www.specularium.org/index.php?option=com_blog&view=comments&pid=120  ) and an estimated 10,000+ tadpoles now cruise my pond, grazing on the algae, plus the first of the newts

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  • A weekend in Scotland.

    Firstly we go to Inverness for a Kilt fitting for the impending wedding of my eldest.

    ‘Take the Flower of Scotland

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  • Judgement Day, a review, but first its Frogmass!

    Spring officially began this last weekend by Chaoist reckoning, for that’s when the pond at Chateaux Chaos

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  • Thanks for your messages.

    Herewith some further and rather more metaphysical thoughts on the previous paper.

     

                                                           Local Indefiniteness
             

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  • Liber Pactionis, my original founding document of the Pact lies in the public domain as does its sucessor document 'The Book'. Thus I place this document in

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  • Gnostic Marathon.

    Friday evening and I arrive at a secret location and meet people whose identities I have oathed not to reveal, for a semi-surprise

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  • Happy nine hundred and fiftieth birthday Dr Who. I cannot remember where I was when I heard of the assassination of JFK, but I do

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  • Animageos - the visual equivalent of anonymous, pronounced An-imar-gus , and meaning not having your image in the public domain, rather like Banksy.

    In these times of

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  • A few oddments.

    Obama Wins, Apocalypse probably Averted. Let us celebrate the triumph of the lesser of two evils, barking mad religious nut case backed by financial- military-industrial

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  • The Book of English Magic. Philip Carr-Gomm & Richard Heygate.

    ISBN 978 1 84854 041 5
    550+ pages, now in paperback 14.99.
     
    I felt
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  • Eye of Agomotto


    To prepare this most puissant magical amulet let the sorcerer first study the career of The Sorcerer Supreme, the mythical Dr Steven

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  • The Pontifical Sexagesimal Nativity Address 2013.

    From His Pestilence Stokastikos the First; upon the eve of his 60th birthday.

    Fellow earthlings, firstly let me say

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  • St George’s Day again and hardly anyone notices, we gave the world Newton, Darwin, and Democracy, plus nearly all of its games and sports, but

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  • I've been asked for a few more words about the Apophenia course just beginning on www.arcanoriumcollege.com which you can join anytime this week, so here

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  • Apophenia’s Official Birthday.

    On this little rock circling a nondescript star in an unfashionable spiral arm of our galaxy Apophenia’s Official Birthday happens tomorrow, Thursday

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  • Herewith the Necronomicom Wand and Pentachoron instruments used to earth the forthcoming Chaos Necronomicon section of EPOCH, the Esotericon and Portals of Chaos.

    The Wand

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  • Plenty of good cheer this week, married off my eldest daughter to a fine scotsman, dog bit my sporran mistaking it for a badger, it

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  • Following some email exchanges I present some further thoughts on the Hyperspin Eight Dimensional hypothesis of fundamental particles. Fundamental particle physics strikes me as important

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  • UPDATE 24th April 2014.The Esotericon and Portals of Chaos has landed!

    http://www.esotericon.org/

    http://www.arcanoriumcollege.com/shop/

    Epoch nears completion. It will likely consist of The Portals of Chaos,

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  • Elements.

    I recall an old cartoon joke which depicts a pair of ancient Greeks standing before a Doric column on which one had just carved

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