Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 27th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. While it’s a slam-dunk that the devout prefer religious political leaders, it turns out they don’t really care which faith said leader adheres to. Atheists still out of luck. (Epiphenom) The Vatican has a “profane museum” […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 20th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Defining Biblical Israel. (HuffPo) The carbon load of butter candles has led one company to come up with an electric alternative for Buddhists. (The Worst Horse) Was there an ancient Egyptian cattle cult? (History of the […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 13th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. The U.S. Supreme court rules that the separation of church and state means those employed by religious institutions can’t sue their employers for discrimination. (Reuters) Social behaviour may be linked to dopamine receptors in the brain, […]

Mysteria Misc. Maxima: January 6th, 2012

Mysteria Misc. Maxima is a weekly feature which brings together links on religion and esotericism from around the internet. Physicists say that the Higgs-boson, also known as the “God Particle,” has nothing to do with the big man upstairs. In other news, Leon M. Lederman is inconsolable; searching for new book titles. (Reuters) People responding […]

Abracadabra!

I was recently out and about (because that’s what’s Canadians do) and noticed that a Toronto drinking establishment had some signs depicting the Abracadabra magical formula in its full glory.  I snapped some photos, as some of you might also find it interesting. Bonus points to anyone who can explain why the incantation is depicted […]