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When an Esoteric Society Becomes a Cult (re-broadcast)

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The Hermetic Hour

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On Thursday August 21st, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Pacific time the Hermetic Hour
with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the historical
development of "cultism" in esoteric societies, staring with Baron von
Hund's Masonic Strict Observance in the mid 1700s, which in turn influenced
Weishaupt's Illuminati, Blavatsky's Theosophy and even The Golden Dawn with
their "Secret Chiefs" and more modern groups we will tactfully leave
unmentioned.This is an important issue because the paradigm that began with
Strict Observance and was adapted by Blavatsky has since been applied to any
esoteric group that has an initiatory structure. So if you want to find out
what was and what is behind esoteric cultism, tune in and we will lift the