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  1. Wow..

    I am such a newbie when compared to the people on here Oh well. In time, in time...
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  2. Hello!

    I just joined at the realization of how much I really like cologne. I always knew I had a thing for scents.. but an hour of browsing in Macy's and a pocket filled with 15 samples I've decided I really do enjoy it thoroughly. I always enjoy the fact that there's a lot more than just a "nice smell". I'm currently trying to find a new scent and I'm quite bothered by my incertainty. Although I've found that all the scents I enjoy have bergamot, some kind of musk and also sandalwood or cedarwood. ...

    Updated 4th June 2009 at 02:50 AM by CanwllCorfe

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  3. Humanity's Next Big Mistake

    I suppose that I should have entitled this something else, but then again, I probably should have posted it under my scientific identity. Although my science blog is also written under a pseudonym, it is more likely to be read by other scientists. However, the ridiculous state of our species is surely reflected by the fact that I'm better off posting about the abuse of science on a board which is primarily read by men who care too much about perfume. At least here, my words are guaranteed to be ...
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  4. References to Aloeswood in Hadith and the Bible

    One of the modern-day appeals of aloeswood use is itís ability to allow the user connect with a tradition of deep spirituality in a contemporary setting. For millennia, aloeswood has been used to aid higher states of realization in many spiritual traditions, from Islam to Christianity to Taoism.

    The modern aloeswood-adept means to preserve this age-old practice in full awareness that technology can not replace it. Now more than ever in our societies, this aid is needed for grounding ...
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  5. Oudimentary presents: The Science of Scent

    One of our goals at Oudimentary is to research and preserve this millennium-old culture of the use of Aloeswood. From biblical times to the modern age, the use of Aloeswood has existed on four separate levels.


    1. On the most rudimentary level, it provides a perfume for the wearer and others to savor and enjoy. A sweet smokiness. An earthy, almost leather-like tone. A hint of berry or dried apricot. These are just some of the descriptions used in attempting to describe the ...
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