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Remembering The Grandmother Of New Age Spirituality
"Depending on whom you ask, [Helena] Blavatsky - a fat, chain-smoking Russian noblewoman with a profane vocabulary and reputation for occult powers - was either one of the major innovators of modern religious thought or a complete fraud, her books works of great erudition and synthesis or piles of pasted together rubbish. For a few years in the late nineteenth century, she was all the rage." The Paris Review 11/14/12
Posted November 16, 2012 12:44 AM

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