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Alpheus in New Format (January 2014)

As of January 2014 the main activities of this web site will be conducted on the Wordpress blog section. The opening pages and posts are:

Welcome to the updated Alpheus
Introduction to the changed format and content of Alpheus.

About Alpheus (Amended)
Revised statement about its intentions.

The Jaynesian Paradigm and Beyond (Draft)
First article/blog taking Julian Jaynes' definition of consciousness as an entry point into a reconsideration of esoteric philosophy and the teachings of Krishnamurti.

Entertaining, Type-II Error-prone, Axiomatic Skepticism: An Incomplete Form of Systemic Doubt
A justification of conspiracy theory based on evolutionary psychology by way of criticizing a problematic skeptical position. (Released earlier on the 'old' Alpheus).

Released on Alpheus (December 2013)

Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy and the arts in the modern world. Conference, Amsterdam 25-27 September, 2013. Report by L. Harris. "The conference was organised by Dr Sarah Turner, Dr Marco Pasi, Dr Christopher Scheer and Katie Jane Tyreman of the Enchanted Modernities network (a new research site), in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam’s Centre for the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (HHP)".

Entertaining, Type-II Error-prone, Axiomatic Skepticists:
A Pleasant but Naive Mutation of Skepticism
. Review of: "The Perks of Paranoia" (Video; 2013) by Christopher Griffin.
Small contribution to the debate between conspiracy theorists and skeptics based on evolutionary psychology.

Released on Alpheus (December 2012)

Latest 2012 Prophecy: The End of the New Age is Nigh!
A coldish reflection on a feverish phenomenon.

Released on Alpheus (November 2012)

Mahatmas versus Ascended Masters
Article by Pablo D. Sender presenting the differences between Theosophical concepts of the Masters and those held by Ascended Master groups. Published in Quest magazine in Summer 2011.

Letters to the editor by Paula Kehoe and Govert Schuller responding to the above article.

Dr. Schuller and B. de Spinoza
Article by W. Meijer originally published in the Dutch literary magazine De Navorscher in 1897 about the identity of the doctor present at Spinoza's death.

Released on Alpheus (November 2012)

The Master
A film by Paul Thomas Anderson. Loosely based on the life of Ron L. Hubbard, founder of Scientology. Review by the editor.

Released on Alpheus (January 2012)

Statement by the editor:
As of 2012 the Theosophical assumptions on which this web site is based are indefinitely suspended. A new, more critical position will be developed.


Welcome to [old] Alpheus, a web site dedicated [then] to the esoteric interpretation of history, initially through the prism of Theosophy but increasingly from a more skeptical point of view. Read here more about Alpheus.

Alpheus was started in 1997 to present some research on Krishnamurti and the Theosophical Movement:

Krishnamurti and the World Teacher Project

The Masters and Their Emissaries

Krishnamurti: An Esoteric View of his Teachings

Centennial Efforts and Counter-Efforts of the Millennium

Theosophy and Krishnamurti: Harmonies and Tensions

Jean Overton Fuller, Master Narayan, and the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias Issue

Jean Overton Fuller’s Response to Govert Schuller Regarding the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias Issue. Including my reply.

It then branched out into geopolitics and current events with articles on the Iraq War, Russo-Chinese duplicity, 9/11 and the 2007/8 economic crisis:

Dossier: War and Truth (Jan. '03)

The Abiding Communist Threat in its Open and Hidden Manifestations (July '04) & update (Nov '09)

War and Truth V: What happened on 9/11? (March '06)

The State of the US Economy (Sept. '07)

Manipulation, Manipulation, Manipulation (Oct. '07)

Six Degrees To Meltdown (March '08)

Sliding into VGGD (Very Great Global Depression) (April '09)

Also the very fruitful philosophical movement of phenomenology received some attention:

Phenomenology and Spirituality (2001)

The Relevance of Phenomenology for Theosophy (2004)

On Popes, Phenomenology and HPB (April '08)

Pope John Paul II meditating on the Tarot? (April '08)

The Seven Theosophical Principles: An Initial Experiential Grounding in Reflective Experience (June '08)

Recently I added some smaller articles on miscelaneous subjects, some of which were first posted on different Theosophical blogs:

The State of the TS (Adyar) in 2008: A Psycho-esoteric Interpretation (May '08)

Bibracte: Last Center of Celtic Occultism (July '09)

Debunking a New Age Myth-A Call for Discernment
(Dec '10)

Letter to the editor of Quest magazine (Nov '12)

Dr. Schuller and B. de Spinoza (Nov '12; translation)

Latest 2012 Prophecy: The End of the New Age is Nigh! (Dec '12)

And wrote some reviews:

Krishnamurti--Love and Freedom: Approaching a Mystery By Peter Michel.

Prophet's Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet inside the Church Universal and Triumphant by Erin Prophet. Autobiography.

Bloodline. A pseudo-historical documentary by Bruce Burgess and René Barnett.

The Master. A film by Paul Thomas Anderson. Loosely based on the life of Ron L. Hubbard, founder of Scientology.

What's New

On an irregular basis new material such as articles, reviews and worthwile links are added to Alpheus. Send an e-mail if you'd like to be informed of updates and changes.

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The logic of the structure of Alpheus is that all files can be accessed in three ways:

I. by form: articles, source materials, communications, bibliographies and reviews.

II. by content: Theosophy, Krishnamurti, Ascended Masters, Esoteric History, Parapolitics, Philosophy and Dossiers.

III. by search: Google powered search engine for the site


This web site is the product of an individual initiative and is run independently, content-wise and financially, from any spiritual or political organization. All views found on this web site are those of individual writers, contributors or the editor himself. My own position in the forcefield of Theosophical and Ascended Master organizations you can find here.

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