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2008 Employee Favorites: Orin Holland

1. The Apophenion: A Chaos Magick Paradigm by Peter J. Carroll
Apophenia refers to finding connections in unrelated data, often with a heightened sense of meaning. Pope Pete has written a remarkable little tome exploring techniques for inducing apophenia as a stimulus for creative thinking. Add to the mix a hypersphere model of a steady state universe, eliminating the requirement for a Big Bang creation event. For those who experiment with different modes of perception, Apophenia represents cutting edge research from a leader in the field.

2. Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science by Robert L. Park

3. Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult by Richard B. Spence

4. Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human by Elizabeth Hess

5. The Secret History of the World: As Laid Down by the Secret Societies by Mark Booth

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Orin Holland was born on a roller coaster and grew up in a wild west town. When not looking for aliens, Orin masquerades as a Powell's employee, testing and troubleshooting programs that make Powells.com function.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. The Apophenion: A Chaos Magick Paradigm
    New Trade Paper $27.95
  2. Superstition: Belief in the Age of... Used Hardcover $7.50
  3. Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley,...
    New Trade Paper $22.95
  4. Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be... Used Hardcover $5.75



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