Set in the agricultural town of Raveloe in the English countryside, Silas Marner is a tragic figure. Exiled from a religious community because of a wrongful accusation
“do this in memory of me” while referring to the bread as “my body” and the cup of wine as “the new covenant in my blood”
According to Samaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Contemplative Life
Before entering the Vestibule of hell, Dante and Virgil must pass through the gate of hell, and inscribed in stone above the gate is the following:
Malfeasance in office is often grounds for a for cause removal of an elected official by statute or recall election. Abuse of power can also mean a person using the power they have for their own personal gain.
abbreviated as Minyun. Refers to a series of loosely organized political movements in the People’s Republic of China against the continued one-party rule by the Communist Party of China.
Exiled governments tend to occur during wartime occupation, or in the aftermath of a civil war, revolution, or military coup. Governments in exile usually plan to one day return to their native country and regain formal power.
Hermeticism, also called Hermetism, is a religious, philosophical, and esoteric tradition based primarily upon writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus (“thrice-greatest Hermes”). These writings have greatly influenced the Western esoteric tradition and were considered to be of great importance during both the Renaissance and the Reformation.
It has been practiced by indigenous peoples around the world for centuries. While each indigenous culture has its own unique practices and stories connected to the people and place from which they emerge, many western scholars have noticed underlying similarities across cultures.
The hypnotized individual appears to heed only the communications of the hypnotist and typically responds in an uncritical, automatic fashion while ignoring all aspects of the environment other than those pointed out by the hypnotist.