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Fighting the Institutional Witchcraft of Our Cities.

Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God. Leviticus 26:1 Our cities, especially those that have been constituted as municipal headwaters, are designed in response to the intention of their founders to leave inside the town the philosophy that led them to become a town. The designs that distinguish them, and have led them to characterize them in history, are not only a futuristic environmental urban design, are the fingerprint of the philosophy that supported its founders. Despite the fact that the Spanish urban planning provisions of urban settlements in America required certain design norms, many island and continental cities only considered them partially, and as soon as they became independent they created a philosophical and religious autonomy that led them to develop unique settlements. These are theosophical maps that draw on the city and especially on its residents, a philosophical-religious-spiritual order that …