Can you be cursed?

Here’s an interesting question from a student: “Can you be negatively influenced by someone else? Like a curse or black magic?” There is much to be said about this topic, but I’ll bring William Walker Atkinson as an aid to answer this question:...

How much time spent in concentration training?

Here’s an interesting question from a student: “When developing your concentration how much time did you spend daily working on it?” Concentration training requires the most effort in the very beginning. This is where your mind is the most restless...

The enslavement of your mind

In it’s well known novel “Dune”, Frank Herbert wrote: “Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them” Even though it was written...

Can charisma be artificially constructed?

Here’s an interesting question from a student: “Can charisma be artificially constructed? Like what tv producers do with their stars” That’s a great question! Yes, charisma can be artificially constructed. It’s easy to figure out how that...

The fundamental change needed for magnetism

Ouspensky wrote: “You have to do gigantic work if you want to become different. How can you ever hope to get anything if you hesitate and argue on the first steps, or don’t even realize the necessity for help, or become suspicious and negative? If you want to...