Feb 19th-View and discuss the Emmy award-winning documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015) by Alex Gibney. It “touches on a wide range of aspects of the church from its origin, to an intimate portrait of the Church’s founder L. Ron Hubbard, to its recruiting practices, to present day practices by church officials”, including in-depth interviews with 8 former leaders in Sea Org. (We will explore Scientology’s metaphysical teachings in April, date TBD.)
Feb 26th – Magick 101 – An Introduction to the Fundamentals, Part II by Rob Randle. Rob introduced us to the Qabbalah’s Tree of Life in Part I, linking it to the Hermetic Principles, the planets and zodiacal signs. In Part II he will do a short review of the meanings of the first three Sephiroth in the Tree, then explain the remaining Sephiroth. Videos of Part I are available on YouTube. He also has an online blog.