Category Archives: Gnosticism

Creation and Redemption in Fr. John S. Romanides’ Ancestral Sin

©James L. Kelley 2017 In “Creation, Fall, and Salvation According to Greek Philosophy in General,” the opening chapter of Fr. John’s Ancestral Sin (pp. 41-50),[1] a Hellenistic view of creation and redemption is contrasted with the Orthodox teachings on the … Continue reading

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James L. Kelley New Scientology Interview with Jay Dyer on TalkNet

Check out James L. Kelley chatting with Jay Dyer about L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology, and Esoteric Hollywood. Among the topics touched on: Steven Soderbergh’s Schizopolis, P.T. Anderson’s The Master, and Hubbard’s R6-Christ implant. Access files ESO-2015-10-22-1.mp3 and ESO-2015-10-22-2.mp3 at TalkNet, here: http://files.talknetwork.com/ESO-Archive.html.

Posted in American Film, Cinema, Critical Theory, cults, Deviant Sexuality, Dianetics, Freud, Gnosticism, Great Whatzit, Lafayette Ron Hubbard, Mass Culture, New Religious Movements, Paul Thomas Anderson, R6, Scientology, Soderbergh, Xemu, Xenu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jay w/James Kelley – Scientology, Hubbard & Sci Fi Space Opera (Half)

Originally posted on Jay's Analysis:
James Kelley returns to discuss the third in our cult series, Scientology.  James and I begin discussing the film The Master, and delve directly into the elaborate cosmology of Hubbard, the “space opera” of…

Posted in Cinema, cults, Dromology, film studies, Gnosticism, Lafayette Ron Hubbard, New Religious Movements, O.T.O., Operating Thetans, OT3, R6, Scientology, Thelema, thetans, Western esotericism, Xemu, Xenu | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Paul Virilio: For the Love of Speed (Part Two)—The Death of a Thousand Cuts in the Soundtrack: An Introduction to Picnolepsy” by James L. Kelley

Before examining in-depth Paul Virilio’s “picnolepsy,” a brief definition of the term is in order, to be followed by a word about how this concept fits into the French theorist’s work as a whole. In Virilio’s words, Epilepsy is little … Continue reading

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