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ACID SWEAT LODGE

QUARTERLY REPORT

Winter 2009: RITUAL vol 1, NO.2

OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE ACID SWEAT LODGE


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”Rituals are a feature of all known human societies, past or present.”

ORIGINALLY POSTED FEBURARY 21 2009 ritual wardrobe


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THE RITUAL

The purposes of rituals are varied; they include compliance with religious obligations or ideals, satisfaction of spiritual or emotional needs of the practitioners, strengthening of social bonds, demonstration of respect or submission, stating one’s affiliation, obtaining social acceptance or approval for some event.

Actions that may or may not be incorporated in a ritual: special gestures, hand shakes, recitation of words and texts, performance of special music, songs, dances, processions, manipulation of objects, use of special dresses, consumption of food, drink, drugs, animal sacrifice, human sacrifice, ritual suicide, ritual murder, and ritual lamentation.


RESEARCH

messages: signal the gods

cults: sacrificial RESEARCH

Seat of power: THRONES

RITE OF PASSAGE: BURNING

gatherings: NUDITY CIRCLES

Gateway research: Portals

organization research: meetings

pledge OF ALLEGIENCE: brotherhood

DEFENCE RESEARCH: war dance

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FINDINGS

Initiations

Indoctrination research: baptism 100

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BALLAD 100

80

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80

60

ANTHEM

60

40

EPIC

20

60

40 40

20 SEASONAL

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VESTS

MASKS

ritual dress

NUDITY

SUITS

ROBES

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DRUGS

ALCHOHOL

ritual consumption

FOOD

LAMENTATION

BLOOD

ritual song

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