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Ok, tweeps. It's #Victorian story time. Today I want to introduce you to a man whose last name was definitely Berigny, but whose first name may have been Thiennette or Alexandre Thiennette. /1
(Img:…) A man in a long coat with a big beard leans against a pillar
In the early 1860s, the well-travelled Berigny was happily practicing homeopathic medicine in Australia. He supposedly had degrees from the College of Surgeons of Paris and the Western Homeopathic College in the US. /2
In Australia he had been giving lectures about homeopathy to the public since at least 1855. But then in 1862 a new law required all medical practitioners to register, and most likely Berigny's degrees were considered invalid because they were foreign /3
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Taksu Lelayudan

Ritual adalah sarana manusia menghubungkan diri dengan sang pencipta.

@ppmi_bali @punapibali

#Thread #Spiritualism
Ritual untuk leluhur,
ritual untuk alam,
hingga ritual untuk dewa,
semua itu dilakukan
untuk memohon
kebahagiaan dan kedamaian.


Semua ritual memerlukan sarana.

Ritual juga tidak dilakukan oleh satu atau dua orang, namun oleh satu komunitas atau bahkan oleh penduduk dalam satu pulau.


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1...This series will focus on common misconceptions about the history of the American Spiritualism (SPM) Movement. Its origins, beliefs, and tenants. Citations will be noted and detailed at the close #qchistoryengages...
2...Fueled by modern t.v. personalities like Theresa Caputo and John Edwards, who claim they can connect the living with long lost loved ones, #Spiritualism has garnered a reputation of housing frauds who are only in it for the money...
3...The common answer to the question of "When did Spiritualism begin?" is "1848." But the events leading up to the boon of the New Religious Movement (NRM) did not occur without influence...
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