Alchemy. when you think of it what do you think of? A mysterious art? Magically turning lead into gold? or possibly that famous anime? Alchemy is all of these things, and partially the last one. ill talk about that later though. I am here to spread the ideas of Alchemy. But I will not preach, only enlighten.

I am a beginning alchemist currently working on my first elixir so I can't answer too many questions. But I will definitely try my best.

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What is Alchemy? The dictionary defines it as : a medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of the base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for disease, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life. While this is true, I think of it as a blend of spirituality, philosophy and science. Science states that through matter life was created, in Alchemy, it was life that created matter. everything was created from one source of matter. And that matter created the Three Essentials. Mercury, Sulfur and Salt. But trust me, it has nothing to do with the liquid metal.

Some believe that Alchemy is a psychological aspect in life. But why is it that many of the older scriptures seem to describe Alchemy in a fashion that would almost be considered Chemistry. Now lemme delve right into the bare bones basics of Alchemy.

Alchemy has three aspects as I’ve said before, Mercury, Sulfur and Salt. Let’s take a look at Mercury.
<p>Do you know the anime, fullmetal alchemist, and how they do alchemy? I want to know, is it possible? Is anything stopping us from doing alchemy like that? I know this might not be the type of question you normally get or want to get bur if it's not too much to ask... can you answer this?</p>
<p>No, I do not believe that the alchemy in fullmetal alchemist is possible. Alchemy has to do with tranforming things. It wasn't used as a weapon. Also, as we currently know, it is almost 100% not possible to bring someone who has been dead for a very long time back to life. CPR can revive people who have died recently but I don't think it'll help someone who's body is decomposing and isn't even in the premisis</p>
<p>Hey I am one of the alchemist, and I have many different theories on Alchemy, as well as how to make The Philosopher's Stone.</p>
Hey can u pls tell me from where did you learn the alchemy<br>I really want to learn.
<p>question did you learn alchemy yourself or did a person or group of people teach you.</p>
Can you help me out on becoming an alchemist
<p>I see this is a month old but if you could contact me with this email so I could ask you some questions I would appreciate it greatly. Say Simple Alchemy for the subject.</p><p>saturdaynightspoofs@gmail.com</p>
If you are real alchemist,can you tell me how to become an alchemist?
i m a begginer alchemist i wanna discuss bew theories for the philisopher's stone
If you wish to discuss, we may need a way to talk properly. I am unsure I would post my e-mail address on here, I do not think you should too.
<p>In Fullmetal Alchmist they said that alchemy could make an artificail human.Is that possible?</p>
<p>I'm a fellow alchemist who had help making a real life philosophers stone.</p>
<p>You made a philosophers stone! How? I just started learning alchemy and all of this information is enough,but a PHILOSOPHERS STONE!How?</p>
<p>but it's impossible to make a philosophers stone</p>
So how is it going bud well m interested in alchemy u know so if u could help me out pls N ya nice to meet ya
What do you mean transmute yourself?
<p>is it possible for a child (like in FMA) to learn Alchemy?</p>
Could Alchemy as seen in Full Metal Alchemist be possible at all? With transmutation circles and such?
<p>that's what's I'm interested in too.</p>
<p>welp transmutation circles are true but i dont think u can just do alchemy by clapping hands</p>
<p>I just wanted to make it clear that you never talked about the anime you mentioned at the beginning of this article-thingy.</p>
Bud I guess the amount of knowledge u have is really amazing n helpful although I don't actually know much about it but still I'm not going to give up on this it was a really great help thanx a lot n yeah ......... if u may come to know something else pls upload it it'll be really great of u
<p>I wanna learn alchemy. Please tell me where to learn it. I'm super interested.</p>
<p>there is a site that is full of alchemical texts and much more. You can go here:</p><p>http://www.alchemywebsite.com/</p>
<p>Alchemy can be the gateway to everything</p>
<p>is it real i mean is it posible to creat poisons that coud kill person or can i change color of onemetakl to other ?</p>
Perhaps you all should look into mr. Aleister Crowley for knowledge, since he helped to write the schools of the Templi in the early 1900's. His story is a great one on what power the school of Alchemy has. Its also a good lesson on what happens to the soul, mind, and heart when the Magi weilding these teachings does not follow through with the full lesson. <br>
<p>I really appreciate the information shared, and I like the way you explain the subject. A beginning alchemist putting it simple, I would say as being an alchemist that the student becomming a master would be the most logical way.</p><p>You know, I am open for contact, when we walk certain parts together, one could easily keep tracks, while the other is planning the route.</p><p>And who knows both of those aren't necessary anymore as we're moving further.</p><p>Thanks for sharing your knowledge.</p>
Good 2 know that this is actually practiced. I hope 2 become an alchemist, kinda like FMA (that's where this idea came from) but not really. Only resemblance is I'm a 14 year old alchemist. My main goal is actually 2 transmute anything 2 iron cause I need lots of that for my projects
<p>Dude, first learn English. and if you're too lazy to type &quot;to&quot; you're probably too lazy to do anything.</p>
Hey a fellow alchemist here to make things simple Mercury is technically the spirit/soul and Sulfur is brain/mind (which cannot be made by humans except through birth) and yes Salt is the body which when trying to transmute will end up in fail guaranteed so a lesson here for all alchemist just work on metal not bodies.
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<p>who is to say you truly are turning the metal Lead to the other metal gold, perhaps it is how many ancient cultures use gold, in English many words for &quot;gold&quot; roughly mean Knowledge, perhaps alchemy is learning, learning of the world, turning the lead of your mind, to gold. That seams MUCH more reasonable. In fact, most cultures of the past valued knowledge as much more valuable then any material item, gold tarnishes and turns dull, but a mind filled with &quot;gold&quot; is safe from tarnish, and can hold a limitless wealth. Alchemy is as much science as spirituality, achieving balance, both in life and in your work as an alchemist, if you do not hold balance in yourself, how can you expect your work to?</p>
<p>Blasphemy or not blasphemy, please be respectful of others' beliefs and opinions.</p>
Thanks for trying, but I actually enjoy my ideals being blasphemous, that means im doing something right ^__^
Yep, if it is labeled blasphemy to value knowledge more than any physical items, then heck yea! Blasphemy is the best course of action!
So what do you mean by transmute yourself? Do you mean trying to revive the dead and then failing and losing body parts?
<p>It's metaphorical. By &quot;transmuting yourself&quot;, the author points out that if you disregard the philosophy or decide to not know the theory before attempting alchemy, you will fail at it. That's what I understand so far.</p>
How to you seperate them from another while the soul the bod and the spirit is all mixed
<p>I would like to know your email so I may ask you questions. One question is that, how can I find someone to teach me as I want to understand a little more?<br>Please Contact me.</p><p>samueldunn1177@gmail.com</p>
Hi I Went on the Internet and found a REAL Alchemy State Exam and passed with an 83&bull;/&bull; Thank you. P.S. I found a book called real alchemy
Where did you find this book? And where can I get it? I'm trying to learn!!
<p>MEE TOO</p>
What website?
<p>I read this and I want to learn alchemy and the secrets it holds. I know this a few months old and such and I want to find actual alchemy tests and such so if anyone can point me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated and I thank anyone who does in advance.</p>

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