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Greetings , everyone. - The Preceptory of the Knights of Magdalen

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I see that much debate has been sparked already by the appearance of this community.
Rest assured, I came not to sow discord, but to truly enquire.
I note that the order itself appears to have roots in Gnosicism, and that is something that I know little about. As one sage, by the name of Bob Dylan said, " Don't criticise what you don't undestand" - so I won't.
Taoism is the system I feel most comfortable with, in terms of the way I think, believe and react and relate to everything around me.
Suffice it to say for now that I like what I have seen, where I understand it, and I hope that we may come to understand each other a little better before I finally make up my mind.
Even so, let it be known that, however things turn out as a result of our discussions, I respect the ideals which this community is trying to become established upon, and wish it's members well.

Peace and goodwill.
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From:karpocrates
Date:January 14th, 2005 04:17 am (UTC)
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Gnosticism is my own path. Taoism and Gnosticism influenced each other profoundly. There was a fairly large Gnostic community in China. (I believe it was the Manichaens, or Mandaens... I get those two mixed up. Not my brand of Gnosticism anyway.) ;)
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