Lecture Transcript: The Mysterious Forces Behind the United States

MYSTERIOUS FORCES BEHIND THE UNITED STATES  Manly P. Hall December 1, 1940   The theater of world affairs has remained approximately the same during the last three months. The remarks we made earlier concerning the effort of several nations to gain balance of power is beginning to show itself rather clearly. This balancing of power … Read more

President Kennedy’s Tragic Death: from a lecture on Nov 24, 1963

NOTE: The following is the opening to a regularly scheduled Sunday morning lecture, adjusted to address the assassination of President Kennedy which happened just two days earlier. Reflections on the Deeper Meaning of Thanksgiving Day: In the Light of President Kennedy’s Tragic Death  Manly P. Hall, November 24, 1963, Los Angeles We are all deeply moved and … Read more

Happy MANLY P. HALLoween – Lectures on October 31st

The following lectures were given on Halloween (October 31) over the many years of Mr. Hall’s long career. Curiously, a search into his lectures, articles and other publications produced almost no references to the holiday by name. While full moons, Christmas, Easter and many other holidays – both modern and ancient – were recognized at … Read more

Great Sayings of the Sophists

Great Sayings of the Sophists: (From the Collection of Sosiades). 1-Be in childhood modest, in youth temperate, in manhood just, in old age prudent-then die untroubled. 2-Follow God. 3-Obey the law. 4-Worship the gods. 5-Suffer for justice. 6-Respect hospitality. 7-Govern anger. 8-Exercise prudence. 9-Love Friendship. 10-Honor providence. 11-Emulate wisdom. 12-Praise virtue. 13-Do that which is … Read more

The Message of the Great Initiates

The Message of the Great Initiates from The All-Seeing Eye, 1923 by Manly P. Hall ALL DOWN THROUGH THE AGES since the beginning of time, great teachers, appointed by the spiritual hierarchies, have come to man to instruct him and reveal to him the next step in his endless path of self-unfoldment. Each of these great … Read more