DO MYS TIC (də mɪst’ ik) n.
(DOM, from DOMIONION n. – 1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Medieval Latin *dominiōn- (stem of *dominiō ) lordship, property, ownership); (MYSTIC n. – 1275–1325; Middle English mystik < Latin mysticus < Greek mystikós, equivalent to mýst ( ēs ) an initiate into the mysteries + -ikos -ic; akin to myeîn to initiate, teach occult practices or ancient religions).
- A person who uses mystical experiences for the purpose of achieving power, dominion or control.
2. A person who believes that mystical practices will result in dominion, particularly in the evolutionary sense of emergence theory.
3. A person who believes that mystical altered states of consciousness are an asset to furthering spiritual and/or tangible dominionism aims.
4. A leader who manipulates or promotes mystical experiences in order to further his power base.