Hermes Trismegistus has arrived in the academy in 1999 when Neo took the red pill, urging postmodern people to Wake-Up and reexamine their cultural narratives! The popular momentum of the Matrix film and media franchise coincided with the creation of the Centre for History of Hermetic Philosophy (HHP) of the University of Amsterdam, as explicated by the editors of the enlightening book: Hermes Explains.
Hermes Explains edited by Wouter J. Hanegrapaaff, Peter J. Forshaw and Marco Pasi. Published by Amsterdam University Press
Thirty years have passed, and as the editors state, this field of study gained academic legitimacy after its battle has been won or at least some major obstacles have been removed. However, the mythic Egyptian sage Hermes Trismegistus, who represents the field of research known as "Western esotericism," has still a lot of explaining to do, the editors assert in a somewhat playful tone.
Moreover, the editors declare that studying Western esotericism entails mo...
By Beauty Maker of Her-Story Faces
I touch the faces of the invisibles, the ones that fooled time, a touch of rose blush, a touch of lip balm, a touch of eye shadow, a soft touch of velvet makeup for everlasting beauty…
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