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:
to the updated Alpheus
Introduction to the changed format and content of Alpheus.
Revised statement about its intentions.
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.
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)
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 Amsterdams
Centre for the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related
Type-II Error-prone, Axiomatic Skepticists:
A Pleasant but Naive Mutation of Skepticism. Review
of: "The Perks of Paranoia" (Video; 2013) by Christopher
Small contribution to the debate between conspiracy theorists
and skeptics based on evolutionary psychology.
Released on Alpheus (December 2012)
2012 Prophecy: The End of the New Age is Nigh!
A coldish reflection on a feverish phenomenon.
Released on Alpheus (November 2012)
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
Letters to the editor by Paula
Kehoe and Govert
Schuller responding to the above article.
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)
A film by Paul Thomas Anderson. Loosely based on the life
of Ron L. Hubbard, founder of Scientology. Review by the
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 was started in 1997 to present some research on
Krishnamurti and the Theosophical Movement:
the World Teacher Project
Masters and Their Emissaries
An Esoteric View of his Teachings
Efforts and Counter-Efforts of the Millennium
and Krishnamurti: Harmonies and Tensions
Overton Fuller, Master Narayan, and the Krishnamurti-Scott-Anrias
Overton Fullers 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:
War and Truth (Jan. '03)
Abiding Communist Threat in its Open and Hidden Manifestations
(July '04) & update
and Truth V: What happened on 9/11? (March '06)
of the US Economy (Sept. '07)
Manipulation, Manipulation (Oct. '07)
Degrees To Meltdown (March '08)
VGGD (Very Great Global Depression) (April '09)
Also the very fruitful philosophical movement of phenomenology
received some attention:
and Spirituality (2001)
Relevance of Phenomenology for Theosophy (2004)
Popes, Phenomenology and HPB (April '08)
John Paul II meditating on the Tarot? (April '08)
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
State of the TS (Adyar) in 2008: A Psycho-esoteric Interpretation
Last Center of Celtic Occultism (July '09)
a New Age Myth-A Call for Discernment
to the editor of Quest magazine (Nov '12)
Schuller and B. de Spinoza (Nov '12; translation)
2012 Prophecy: The End of the New Age is Nigh! (Dec
And wrote some reviews:
and Freedom: Approaching a Mystery By Peter Michel.
Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet inside the
Church Universal and Triumphant by Erin Prophet.
A pseudo-historical documentary by Bruce Burgess and René
Master. A film by Paul Thomas Anderson. Loosely based
on the life of Ron L. Hubbard, founder of Scientology.
On an irregular basis new material
such as articles, reviews and worthwile links are added
to Alpheus. Send an e-mail
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I. by form: articles,
II. by content: Theosophy,
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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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