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By Colin Stanley

The 'Occult Trilogy' is the collective label utilized to Colin Wilson's 3 significant works at the occult: The Occult (1971); Mysteries: an research into the Occult, the magical and the Supernatural (1978) and past the Occult (1988). They amounted to a huge 1600 pages and feature spawned many different lesser works.

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Cloth. Translated by Carmen Criado. [Spanish] h. as: L’Occulto. ). Translated by Paolo Valli. [Italian] i. as: Den Hemmelighedsfulde Videnskab. ). Translated by Benjamin Saxe. [Danish] j. , paper. k. as: O Oculto. , vol. , vol. , paper. Translated by Aldo Bocchini Netto. [Portuguese] l. as: Das Okkulte. Berlin: Marz, 1982,? ). [German] m. as: Okaruto. ). Translated by Yasuo Nakamura. [Japanese] n. as: Het Occulte. ). Translated by Margot Bakker. [Dutch] o. as: L’Occulte. ). Translated by Robert Genin.

Howard F. Dossor feels that this theory: “…has profound implications for a philosophy of human existence. It provides a possible explanation for the sense of meaninglessness which is endemic within twentieth century man. Surrounded by a panorama of astonishing variety and richness, we live on the bottom rung of the ladder so that our view is restricted. Inevitably we become bored with the puny environment our vision extends to, like a child whose sense of wonder at a particular toy gradually drains away as the hours pass.

B. Priestley among others. Wilson applies his ‘ladder of selves’ theory to explain the phenomenon of dowsing: “…there can be no doubt that what we accept as everyday consciousness is thoroughly sub-normal. ” (75) Lethbridge was a natural dowser, who no doubt found this skill useful when excavating archaeological sites. But when someone suggested that, instead of a hazel twig, he should use a pendulum, he began, in his later years, a series of pioneering experiments using pendulums of varying lengths (or ‘rates’) to divine, at first, various metals and then all manner of objects.

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