Dr. Jones at the Wilmington Sabian Assembly!


John Dewey High School from the Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, ed. D.C. Phillips. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage 2014. Vol. 2. Pp. 455-458. The University of Chicago Laboratory School is one of the most distinguished pioneer schools of the progressive education movement. This entry discusses the history of the school, its purpose, and its teaching philosophy and methods.  Founded in November 1894 by John … Continue reading Dr. Jones at the Wilmington Sabian Assembly!

#56 Alice Bailey: the New Age awaits


Alice Ann Bailey, often called AAB, was a woman ahead of her time. Born June 16, 1880 as Alice LaTrobe-Bateman in Manchester, England at what we have reckoned to be 9:50 pm. She first married fellow Christian evangelist British Walter Evans but this union ended in divorce as Bailey’s occult philosophy developed. Later, after relocating to New York, she married American Foster Bailey and had … Continue reading #56 Alice Bailey: the New Age awaits

Marc Jones’s “Daylight” at the Empress


This press clipping comes from the Huntington, Indiana Herald Newspaper on November 11, 1914. It is rather ironic that the newspaper has the same name as the Huntington Motion Picture, Co. that released the silent. It is possible is that both were owned by the same company — it was legal at that time — but I could find little to support that notion. Continue reading Marc Jones’s “Daylight” at the Empress

#98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead


Countess Sheila Birkenhead was born on May 13, 1913 at 9:50 AM in Weybridge England. Marc Jones in his Sabian Symbols cites that data as does Mrs. Lois Rodden, probably from him. She was the daughter of the newspaper proprietor 1st Viscount Camrose, and married the 2nd Earl of Birkenhead in 1935. They had two children. The Birkenheads were a distinguished literary couple: she was a … Continue reading #98 Countess Birkenhead, Sheila Berry Birkenhead

Banned: Alex Jones, Milo Yiannapolis & Gavin McInnes


We ran essays on both these men, who are now banned by Facebook. Some like Laura Loomer has been banned by every social media platform out there because she has criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar, another one of our luminaries. Facebook Inc. has  banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network on Thursday, including Nation of … Continue reading Banned: Alex Jones, Milo Yiannapolis & Gavin McInnes

The Wessex Astrologer in America


The AFA does wessex Wessex Astrologers based in Swanage, Dorset England, the header picture is of the area is now selling their books and paraphernalia through the AFA — American Federation of Astrologers. To celebrate, the AFA is offering non-members a generous 20% discount off the Wessex catalogue, while members get 30% off. This does not apply to new age imprimatur, Flying Horse books. Discounts … Continue reading The Wessex Astrologer in America

The Trial of Lizzie Borden Book Review


A new book has come out on the Lizzie Borden trial.  We have reprinted it below for those interested in the case.  Our header image is a newspaper collage of the character illustrations from the trial over 100 years ago. CreditCreditAlessandra Montalto/The New York Times   “Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over. Someone has killed father.” With those words — called across a yard to … Continue reading The Trial of Lizzie Borden Book Review