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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Posts Tagged ‘observation

THE INTELLECTUAL PRISON

May 26, 2014

  Encountering some health problems, and speculating about the future for myself and my wife, I find myself reading the New testament in the evenings. It is all rather casual, and last night the book fellĀ open at the Gospel according to Matthew. Matthew is very strong on miracles and I read the story of the […]

WITCHPOWER SIX

February 28, 2013

Nshila Ileloka speaking again – fictional witchdoctor and consultant assassin. I am still annoyed that skills like mine are dismissed because they are seen as lacking scientific credibility. At a time when huge numbers of people are interested in paranormal ideas – and serious scientists are speculating about alternative universes – why is there so […]

WITCHPOWER FIVE

February 18, 2013

Nshila speaking. My present thinking about what works and what does not work, and why, is that the real power lies with the spirit agent who responds to my need. The procedures and artefacts (rituals, bones, etc) may or may not be aids to concentration, and any aid they provide may be to the spirit […]

WITCHCRAFT CONNECTION

November 14, 2012

In a previous post I explained my search for some clear link between witchcraft and a physical outcome – a link that did not depend on psychological manipulation. The search interests me because I want to further empower my fictional heroine without straying too far into fantasy. I have made no progress. What I have […]