Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.
Six Principles of Magic
1. Every magician has a beautiful vision for the world.
2. Every system of magic is a single artists tool, used to reshape reality.
3. If you believe, it shall exist.
4. When you call, they will answer.
5. Success and failure, is one and the same: ignorance and depression is the enemy.
6. Be like all equally, and you shall unite; refuse and separate.
Evidence supplied by Geology and by the relative distribution of living and extinct Animals and Plants.
Evidence obtained from Archaic Records
Probable Duration of the Continent of Lemuria
Reptiles and Pine Forests
The Human Kingdom
Size and Consistency of Man's Body
Organs of Vision
Description of Lemurian Man
Processes of Reproduction
Lemurian Races still Inhabiting the Earth
Sin of the Mindless
Origin of the Pithecoid and the Anthropoid Apes
Origin of Language
The First Taking of Life
Teachers of the Lemurian Race
The Arts continued
Great Cities and Statues
Destruction of the Continent
Founding of the Atlantean Race
A Lodge of Initiation