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Definition of Initiation


  1. The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
  2. The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.

Initiation Quotations

Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.
Ira Gershwin

The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
Ron Paul

All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state, for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals, even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals.
Ron Paul

A true initiation never ends.
Robert Anton Wilson

Beyond a certain point, the whole universe becomes a continuous process of initiation.
Robert Anton Wilson
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Initiation Translations

initiation in Norwegian is innvielse, innledning
initiation in Swedish is inledning
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