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Dubai: Three men in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh couldn't find a pair of oxen for sacrifice, so they sacrificed a 15-year-old boy on the advice of an occultist. They were arrested on Wednesday, said a police official.
In this sense, for Webb, occultists are using Lovecraft precisely because he has crafted such intriguing portraits of subconscious projection and because he freely admits to his own contrary impulses, as noted in his observational confession of having a "tripartite" nature earlier in this essay.
He was an influential neopagan witch, founder of the Museum of Witchcraft and friend of notorious occultist Aleister Crowley.
Dorothy Lawrence, who posed as a man to fight in the First World War, and Maria Teresa Ferrari de Miramar, a wife of occultist Aleister Crowley, were also residents.
ANDREW O'Neill is a transvestite, vegan, anarchist, occultist and heavy metal-loving comedian who's performed at comedy clubs, theatres and music festivals throughout the UK, Australia, the US and Europe.
He's been a Buddhist monk, a Hindu mystic and an occultist in Central America.
Paracelsus has always been an enigmatic figure: a physician, botanist, alchemist, astrologer, and occultist, with a reputation for both extreme drunkenness and piety.
Julian is a singer, poet, occultist and photographer who has enjoyed a 30-year career in the rock business, and is described by his Bloomsbury book publishers as a "visionary rock musician and musicologist, hip archaeologist and one-time front man of the Teardrop Explodes".
However, I would like to state that I, like Denis Saurat avers about European philosophical poets in his old but veritable study, cannot affirm that Fernando Pessoa was a practicing occultist. (1) He might or might not have been--regardless of his own admission that he was not--a member of any secret society that could provide him with "ready-made" ideas.
In this light, it is fitting that Se Taire is based on a portrait of the Russian occultist Helena P.
The occultist believes he or she has uncovered significant truths regarding reality that are hidden for various reasons from most people.