Originally published on Metapsychosis.com.
∞So in a word: what is the occult?
I’ll give you the best but totally incomplete definition I can: The occult is a web of traditions that recognizes the values and qualities of Everything. You might think, “hey, that’s not the cauldrons and tarot definition I was looking for!” But that’s it–the occult takes seriously the unlit underrepresented, ridiculed, and ignored aspects of life–that could be superstition, it could be dreams, it could be a folktale–and works to fold them all into a view of reality.
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