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The World Is Like a Divine Language

René Guénon “1. … symbolism seems to us to be quite specially adapted to the needs of human nature, which is not exclusively intellectual but which needs a sensory basis from which to rise to higher levels. 2. Fundamentally, every … Continue reading

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The Mysticism of Language

In the beginning was the word, the word That from the solid bases of the light Abstracted all the letters of the void; And from the cloudy bases of the breath The word flowed up, translating to the heart First … Continue reading

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Why We Write

A Ballad That We Do Not Perish, by Zbigniew Herbert Those who sailed at dawn but will never return left their trace on a wave– a shell fell to the bottom of the sea beautiful as lips turned to stone … Continue reading

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