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  • Within larger tribal societies the band-structure is fulfilled by clans within the tribe, or by sodalities such as initiatic or secret societies, hunt or war societies, gender societies, "children's republics," and so on.

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  • Godwin is a real academic scholar a musicologist by training who also, I think it's fair to say, believes in some form of initiatic practice.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Thule Society by Hess during their imprisonment together after the failed At all events, it must be emphasized that the Thule Society was less an initiatic organization than it was a secret society, which already bore the swastika and was marked by a decided antisemitism and by Germanic racial thinking.

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • Thus a serious investigation into Hitler's initiatic connections with secret societies does not lead far.

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • Practices were described therein that involved the repetition of syllables, gestures, and steps, whose goal was the initiatic transformation of man, such as alchemy had also aimed at.

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • The quality of medium (which, to put it bluntly, is the antithesis of an initiatic qualification) can be attributed to Hitler with a few reservations, because in a certain respect he did appear as one possessed (which differentiates him from Mussolini, for example).

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • At best, it might have been a question of the "superman" in Nietzsche's sense, but never of a higher man in the initiatic sense.

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • National Socialism & The Occult: A Level-Headed Analysis (Mookie will hate this!) secret societies and initiatic organizations.

    WAR OF PERCEPTION

  • Reference has been made to certain organizations as forerunners, but ones to which it is very difficult to attribute any genuine and factual initiatic character.

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  • But all these ways, which are not for men to choose and to seek but for which they must be chosen, nevertheless concern the universal initiatic function of which the Sufi master is the embodiment on earth.

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  • The inherent ability to take charge, as before others ( initiative )

    March 23, 2013