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Ravens of Antimony: the three primes correspondences

LUST (E) | Prime: Salt
PASSION (U) | Prime: Mercury
DEVOTION (Æ) | Prime: Sulfur
PREJUDICE (TA) | Prime: Mercury
ANGER (HA) | Prime: Mercury
SKILL (A) | Prime: Salt
MIGHT (I) | Prime: Salt
ASCENDANCY (O) | Prime: Sulfur
CHAOS (KA) | Prime: Salt
PANIC (ȜA) | Prime: Mercury
HORROR (þA) | Prime: Mercury
DARK (SA) | Prime: Sulfur
CONNECTION (LA) | Prime: Sulfur
LIGHT (MA) | Prime: Sulfur
WISDOM (AR) | Prime: Mercury
KNOWLEDGE (JA) | Prime: Mercury
LOGIC (NA) | Prime: Mercury
BINDING (BA) | Prime: Salt
WARDING (GA) | Prime: Salt
PROTECTION (CA) | Prime: Salt
INSANITY (ZA) | Prime: Mercury
ILLUSION (QA) | Prime: Mercury
FANTASY (FA) | Prime: Mercury
ENERGY (KNA) | Prime: Sulfur
LIFE (SKA) | Prime: Sulfur
HEALTH (SHA) | Prime: Salt
CORRUPTION (ACK) | Prime: Salt
DEATH (ABT) | Prime: Salt
BANISHMENT (ARD) | Prime: Salt
PAIN (PA) | Prime: Salt
EXPERIENCE (DA) | Prime: Sulfur
ENLIGHTENMENT (XA) | Prime: Sulfur
UNKNOWN (YA) | Prime: Sulfur
RELEASE (VA) | Prime: Sulfur
REBIRTH (WA) | Prime: S…

Ravens Of Antimony: planetary correspondences

LUST (E) | Planet: Venus
PASSION (U) | Planet: Venus
DEVOTION (Æ)(A’) | Planet: Venus
PREJUDICE (TA) | Planet: Saturn
ANGER (HA) | Planet: Mars
SKILL (A) | Planet: Jupiter
MIGHT (I) | Planet: Mars
ASCENDANCY (O) | Planet: Uranus
CHAOS (KA) | Planet: Saturn
PANIC (ȜA) (Gha) | Planet: Saturn
HORROR (þA) (Tha) | Planet: Saturn
DARK (SA) | Planet: Moon
CONNECTION (LA) | Planet: Neptune
LIGHT (MA) | Planet: Sun
WISDOM (AR) | Planet: Mercury
KNOWLEDGE (JA) | Planet: Mercury
LOGIC (NA) | Planet: Mercury
BINDING (BA) | Planet: Jupiter
WARDING (GA) | Planet: Jupiter
PROTECTION (CA) | Planet: Mars
INSANITY (ZA) | Planet: Uranus
ILLUSION (QA) | Planet: Neptune
FANTASY (FA) | Planet: Neptune
ENERGY (KNA) | Planet: Sun
LIFE (SKA) | Planet: Sun
HEALTH (SHA) | Planet: Moon
CORRUPTION (ACK) | Planet: Pluto
DEATH (ABT) | Planet: Pluto
BANISHMENT (ARD) | Planet: Mars
PAIN (PA) | Planet: Pluto
EXPERIENCE (DA) | Planet: Jupiter
ENLIGHTENMENT (XA) | Planet: Uranus

The Classic Western Elements

The main 4 western classic elements were first all brought together by a philosopher named Empedocles who identified earth, water, air, and fire as properties that were the building blocks of existence. This understanding eventually went on to influence Leucippus, and Democritus to construct an understanding of atomism, which identify these elements as the smallest parts of matter, and being. Later, Plato assigned these 4 elements to the platonic solids which he used in order to represent the elemental atoms in atomism, and he also gave the 5th platonic solid the element of Cosmo. When his student Aristotle brought forth his understanding of Aether this idea eventually became associated with the understanding of the cosmos of his teacher, eventually becoming the element of spirit that we know today.

It is these understandings which influence magick, and give us the understanding of the 5 classic western elements of fire, water, earth, air, and spirit as the five metaphysical building …

Humorism: The 4 temperaments

The 4 temperaments are 4 distinct natures of behavior. These temperaments are found in the understandings of humorism, and are one of the oldest personality type systems. It was used in ancient greek medicine, and was first described by Hippocrates a greek physician who is known to be the father of western medicine. These temperaments are a way of looking at the behaviors that different people had based off the amount of these different humors they had in their body. The four humors were blood(Air), yellow bile(Fire), black bile(Earth), and phlegm(Water), these four humors were seen to be 4 physical substances that were present in the body, and were greatly associated with the four elements.

The four temperaments are known as sanguine(Air), choleric(Fire), melancholic(Earth), and phlegmatic(Water), which one you are is determined by which humor you have the most of in your body. Usually people will have a mixture of these temperaments with two of them being the most prevalent, though …