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why so many alchemist live in dry climates?

microwatt

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I notice quite a few of you ormus/ alchemy types live in australia, arizona, california etc.
hardly any reside where there are frequent rains like northeast USA. is it astrological cartography of the land, dry air not absorbing SM particles.
 

Kibric

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Can you put all your questions into a thread?
It feels like you're on twitter.
 

Jahara

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It's just your impression because you probably only use this forum. Most of the "alchemists" (considering they are alchemist) that I've met are from Latin America like Argentina and some from Mexico and Spain, but, well, still dry places I think.
 

microwatt

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Most of the sages lived in germany and france those are not dry countries hey I might be mistaken.
 

Andro

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This has already been brought up on another thread. The only successful Solar-Path collection of Spirit from/via the Air (that I know of) occurred in a desert environment. Strong sun, dry air and no clouds. But there are other (non-solar) ways that don't require these conditions. Also, the solar path can be enhanced or mimicked with Fire and/or other ingenious setups. Central/Northern European Alchemists have managed quite ingenious workarounds. You're likely to encounter more solar-path focus in the writings of Italian/Southern European Alchemists (i.e. Lana Terzi). Eastern European Alchemists (so it seems) have somewhat of a predilection for working with certain chemicals to collect this Spirit. We all work with what we have available in our "back yards". Geography in and of itself is not a roadblock. I myself live on a sub-tropical island with spring-like weather almost all year round, but being an island, it is rarely completely without clouds/humidity, if ever.