Taboo, Transgression, and Death

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / June 10, 2010 /

We are not always able to remain true to our taboos all of the time. We allow a limited amount of transgression during certain situations to compensate for the building urge to return to the violence we came from, to reunite with the continuity of life that we seem to only experience during brief moments…

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Festival and Sacred Transgression in rural Japan

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / April 16, 2010 /

Found : Festival and Sacred Transgression in rural Japan [T]here is also generally an expectation of a thorough liberation of mind and body, a destruction of the existing order. Festival days involve a kind of public license for the casting away of everyday restraints and for the kind of behavior which in normal common sense…

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Antinomian Antics: Sabotaging the Matrix

By Rev Illuminatus Maximus / December 12, 2005 /

Reprint of an article originally published in New Dawn Magazine #85, expanded and revised with original illustrations. An overview of the antinomian strain of gnostic Christianity, touching upon a variety of scintillating and outrageous themes!

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