Spiritual Eugenics
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Spiritual Eugenics

6) Dune, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and ‘occult eugenics’

Lady Jessica, in Dune, is a member of an occult order dedicated to creating a eugenic superbeing

This is the latest chapter in my project to explore ‘spiritual eugenics’. It looks at occult eugenics in the practices and books of members of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a very influential occult society of the late 19th century. Its members believed they could use sex magic to engineer the incarnation of highly-evolved beings — an idea which would appear in

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This is a research project by Jules Evans, honorary research fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. Please accredit it properly if referring to the research. Support my research here: https://patreon.com/philosophyforlife

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Jules Evans

Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.

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