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The Occult: News for armchair and practicing metaphysical skeptics

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Welcome to /r/Occult!

/r/Occult is a community centered around discussion of the occult, mysticism, esoterica, metaphysics, and other related topics, for those who likely believe that blind faith is the death of intelligence.

Magicians, mystics, bibliophiles, occult scientists, esotericists, philologists, etymologists, critical syncretists, mythologists, gnostics, open-minded skeptics, and anyone interested in the open-minded, critical pursuit of illumination and the exploration of esoteric mysteries are welcome.

Chatroom & Study Groups

The /r/Occult Discord server is a voice and text chatroom, with weekly open study and discussion groups. The moderation team of the discord is distinct from the moderation team of this subreddit Thus, the r/occult mods have neither the authority nor the ability (and likely not the inclination) to unban you from the Discord Please don't ask.


The /r/Occult wiki contains FAQs, educational resources, and more.


This subreddit seeks to create an environment for the respectful debate and discussion of occult philosophy and metaphysics.

  1. Review the FAQ before posting. Specific questions are always welcome, but any post relating to these topics will be removed.
  2. Any posts pertaining to conspiracy theories, the NWO, the Illuminati, 9/11, or related topics will be removed. Try /r/conspiracy or /r/occultconspiracy.
  3. Bigotry, racism, homophobia, and all threats physical or other will not be tolerated. Follow the Golden Rule.
  4. Check your Magus-itis at the door.
  5. Spamming and trolling of any variety will not be tolerated.
  6. Posting occult related work/crafts is encouraged. However, accounts that solely or continously self promote are subject to bans.
  7. Posts and comments made from accounts with negative karma, or posts containing "suspicious" links, will be auto removed. If your post is legitimate, please message the mods.

Posts that violate these guidelines may be removed at admin discretion. Repeat offenders and trolls will be banned.

If there is a problem, please report the post or comment to the mods.


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