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    What did Aleister Crowley do?

    I've heard many of you here as well as musicians and others say that Aleister Crowley was a misunderstood genius. What exactly did he do that was so groundbreaking and great? I'm not being sarcastic, I don't know much about his story so if someone could enlighten me a bit I'd appreciate it. Why do people admire him so much?


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    Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley (pronounced /ˈkroʊli/), (12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947), was an English occultist, writer, mountaineer, poet, and yogi. He was an influential member of several occult organizations, including the Golden Dawn, the A∴A∴, and Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.), and is best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema. He gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was dubbed "The Wickedest Man In the World."

    Crowley was also a chess player, painter, astrologer, hedonist, bisexual, drug experimenter, and social critic.
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    He destroyed minds and tore the fabric of space and time.

    Genius, sure. But not a person that ever gave thought to repercussion or lasting affect on future events.
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    I am actually related to Mr. Crowley; My mother is a Crowley, but I do not think he was a good man. I do not know the story as well as it seems you do, but I do know he have like 7 to 9 wives and they all ended up going crazy and into psychiatric hospitals. I also get the feeling he may have murdered one of his wives, but like I said, I do not know much about him.

    I am really curious if anyone knows if this did, or didn't, or might have... I feel it really strongly right now and I feel demons followed him? Again, can anyone confirm or deny this?
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    so if he was a genius he was obviously misunderstood by mostly everyone. do what thy will, thy be the whole of the law. LOVE IS THE LAW. how shallow are people concepts of love? maybe people just walked around fornicating all their lives. hitler caused more damage, and im sure he read alister crowley and partners works too.
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    OKEE DOKEE, You can thank poor, misunderstood Crowley for many delightful things. But I seriously doubt, LOVE was ever
    at the forefront of his mind.

    In my personal experience, I can truthfully say no one should ever attempt Enochian Majick, unless called by God as Enoch was. I would never attempt to do it, although I have had others attempt to use me in their feeble attempts. Both Crowley and Dee managed to cobble together enough energy to produce a mess. They never, ever came close to unlocking the true Magick, Ritual, and Objective of Enochian Magick. That I can say by my own personal experience.

    Ritual Magic, Mind Control and the UFO Phenomenon

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    Of the various cottage industries that have emerged from the field of conspiracy theory, the Montauk Project is perhaps one of the more bizarre, its mythology a veritable smorgasbord of paranormal conspiracies and "comic book metaphysics", as Disinformation's Richard Metzger has so aptly termed it. Time travel, mind control, quantum physics, weather modification, teleportation, suppressed technologies, and gray alien hijynx merely scratch the surreal surface behind the many mind-blowing scenarios detailed in the numerous books authored by Montauk fraternity, such as "The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time," "Montauk Revisited: Adventures in Synchronicity," and "The Black Sun: Montauk's Nazi Tibetan Connection". To the casual observer, the Montauk Project appears to be a hodge podge of many diverse disciplines, much of which would be considered by the mainstream as "crank science." Take a little Wilhelm Reich, sprinkle it with Nichola Tesla, then add a dose of Aleister Crowley, and what you end up with is one magnificent mindphuck that goes off on so many tangents and arcane avenues that the mind boggles, either discounting this entire sordid tale, or conversely becoming so caught up and confused in this cosmic conundrum that the Montauk mythos becomes the focal point in their lives.

    As legend has it, this whole weird tale began towards the end of World War II, an alleged result of the U.S. Government's top secret Rainbow Project. According to varied sources, the initial goal of The Rainbow Project was to make a ship specifically the USS Eldridge undetectable by radar. Such endeavors as The Rainbow Project were quite obviously a precursor to future stealth fighter craft technology, or in the parlance of Star Trek , a "cloaking device." Although the experiment was allegedly successful in causing the Eldridge to disappear from the Philadelphia Naval Yard, it also had some bizarre side effects that took the project from out of the realms of hard science and tossed it haphazardly into a raging sea of high weirdness. For you see, not only was the ship made invisible to the naked eye, but it also produced an unexpected consequence, in that it teleported the Eldridge and its passengers straight out of the space time continuum, and into the Void. Shortly thereafter, the ship reappeared a hundred miles away, in Norfolk, Virginia. It was then transported back again to the Philly Naval Yard where some crew members were terminally planted into the bulkhead of the ship. Those who survived the ordeal entered into a state of madness and terror, totally freaked out by the events that had occurred. The Rainbow Project after its somewhat successful and equally illfated physical vanishing of the USS Eldridge continued on after the 1940's, conducting covert experiments under the shadowy umbrella of U.S. Government Black Ops. This all presumably culminated in 1983 at a decommissioned Air Force station at Montauk Point when a hole was literally ripped through the space-time continuum. The end result of this Rainbow Montauk technology was the creation of an alternate reality vortex.
    The Montauk Project is also referred to as The Phoenix Project, but to avoid any further confusion, we'll refer to it from here on out exclusively as The Montauk Project.

    The Rainbow Project which in recent times has become more popularly known as The Philadelphia Experiment has been the subject of both a book and movie of the same name. "The Philadelphia Experiment: Project Invisibility" was co authored by Charles Berlitz and William "Bill" Moore, a somewhat curious figure in the annals of UFO research. Long story short, Moore was intimately involved in the fabled Paul Bennewitz affair, and has been dubbed by many in UFoolology as a disinformation agent, not only in regards to the aforementioned case concerning Paul Bennewitz and the Dulce underground base, but as well for his role in "uncovering" the infamous MJ12 documents. For those unfamiliar with these respective cases, a simple web search on either Paul Bennewitz or MJ12 will no doubt turn up a wealth of information or disinformation, as the case may be. Such as it is, Mr. Moore's research into these areas should at least be taken with a grain of salt. It's the present author's opinion that disinformation scams (such as Alternative 3, MJ-12, etc.) have, more likely than not, been used to discredit serious research into such topics as mind control, hidden technologies, UFO's and covert Black Ops. What I'm suggesting is that there may be a certain amount of truth surrounding the Montauk case, but a means of obscuring and distorting truth can sometimes be accomplished by releasing spurious stories that do indeed contain within them a measure of truth, but are also so thoroughly littered with red herrings that sincere researchers are diverted off course, and the theory itself becomes so muddied with misinformation that it's hard to take it seriously at all, as such seems to be the case in regards to much of the Project Montauk mythos. But anyway, I'm getting ahead of myself

    Mark Hammill, Secret Producer of The Philadelphia Experiment, Depicted as Anti-Christ In regards to the producer of The Philadelphia Experiment movie, an even greater curiosity abounds. According to the official scribe for the Montauk investigation, Peter Moon, the actor Mark Hamill--who played Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars Trilogy is the actual producer of the film, though he chooses to keep this fact hidden from the public. It has been hinted at by Moon that a gentleman named Mark Knight (aka Mark Hamill) was a childhood friend of Montauk experiencer Preston Nichols, and that Hamill was instrumental in securing work for Nichols as a sound engineer on The Empire Strikes Back . It should also be noted that Hamill's father was an officer with Naval Intelligence, an agency long rumored to be mired in mind control conspiracies and assorted covert operations, one of which was, allegedly, the Montauk Project. Furthermore, Moon contends that Mark Hamill worked at Montauk during its halcyon days of time travel shenanigans and mind control meddlings.

    Curiouser and curiouser

    For the average Jane and Joe whose ideas about alternate dimensions come directly from the rental of an occasional scifi flick The Philadelphia Experiment remains naught but a fictional flight of fancy, although researchers many of them Montauk alumni claim to have in their possession actual documents verifying the existence of the project!
    In fact, on the covers of many a Montauk book, it's boldly advertised that the book series, "Goes beyond science fiction." In other words, beyond the point of believability. What I do find refreshing, though, is that the likes of Preston Nichols, Al Bielek, et al, flatly state that they're not trying to prove anything in particular, but are simply presenting the facts as they perceive them, and it's up to the rest of us to derive some meaning from all this Montaukian madness. (Or write it all off as mere delusion or out and out disinformation.) In a sense, this is the same ontological approach of such pioneers of quantum physics and consciousness exploration as Robert Anton Wilson, who adopt a philosophy of perceiving reality as an ever-changing façade which we as humans must interpret, then translate to fit into our own particular reality tunnels or world views.

    Or failing that, take the approach that all life is indeed Maya, much like a Philip K. Dick novel where you never know from one instant to the next if the ground is going to fall out from under your feet. For those who have extensively studied the occult and/or taken trips down psychedelic highways and byways, it quickly becomes evident that physical reality is merely one way to skin an ontological cat, so to simply rule out the seemingly far out assertions of Al Bielek and Preston Nichols is a little short sighted in this author's opinion, though on the same token I'd be leery of buying a used time machine from either one of these gentlemen.

    Preston Nichols one of the key players in the Montauk story was an apparent unwitting participant in the project, who years after the fact discovered his actual involvement in matters Montaukian. Since that time he has been sharing his strange story through lectures, books and videos. For those unfamiliar with the man, Nichols cuts a quite memorable swath to say the least. One part Jabba the Hutt and the other part some sort of psychic superhero/electronic genius with an unnatural fondness for virile young men. (Not that there's anything wrong with that!) Nichols a veritable hightech wizard has his own version of the Mystery Machine in the form of a retired and renovated school bus, or as he calls it, his "Montauk Investigation vehicle." Preston's bus is filled to the brim with all sorts of gadgets and gizmos he allegedly salvaged from the secret Montauk site. Not only has Nichols been instrumental in bringing the Montauk Project story to a mass audience, but he has also played a pivotal role in deprogramming several Montaukian mind controlled subjects, more commonly known as the Montauk Boys, a slew of young men with Aryan characteristics, who had been covertly recruited into the Montauk mind control project. The ulterior motive behind this phase of the project was to create a blond haired, blueeyed bloodline of future rulers of the earth, thus bringing forth The New World Order.

    During their original programming, the Montauk Boys were entranced via some sort of MKULTRA psychosexual programming. For those unfamiliar with MKULTRA, it was the CIA's covert mind control project. Started in 1953 under a program that was exempt from congressional oversight, MKULTRA agents and "spychiatrists" tested radiation, electric shock, microwaves, and electrode implants on unwitting subjects. Other intelligence agencies such as the NSA and Naval Intelligence were also involved in such covert experimentation, and it's quite likely that the Montauk Project was a continuation of same. It has also been documented that Nazi doctors covertly imported into the US after World War II were instrumental in the early years of the MKULTRA project, as much of the early research into mind control was conducted on concentration camp victims by the likes of Joseph Mengele, and other notorious Nazi doctors. Apparently, this legacy was continued in an underground facility at Montauk.

    Back in the 1970's according to Peter Moon the Montauk group became interested in programming children. The story gets even wackier when gray aliens become part of the lore, reportedly kidnapping around fifty children and delivering them to Montauk for these experiments.

    In regards to Preston Nichol's deprogramming of the Montauk Boys, this was supposedly accomplished by masturbating these young men in concert with radionics. The method behind this madness according to Preston Nichols and associate suggests that in order to deprogram the Montauk Boys, they first had to be taken into the same trance state in which they were originally programmed.

    Once there, Nichols would then be able to undo the previous programming by using similar mind control tactics, which included tantric message, and certain other unspecified "Reichian Techniques." Some would suggest that all of this Montaukian madness is simply a cover on the part of Preston Nichols for homoerotic perversions, though whether or not he was actually getting his jollies jerking off the Montauk Boys is purely a matter of speculation. Admittedly, I'm not all too familiar with "Reichian Therapy" except that it apparently falls in line with Dr. Wilhelm Reich's overall worldview that the basic fundemental energy pumping life into the cosmos is the sex drive, and that this energy is defined in Reichian terms as Orgone Energy.
    Part of Reich's therapy (if I'm not mistaken) had to do with removing the layers of psychic armoring that turns large segments of humankind into a bunch of repressed and uptight, sexually dysfunctional tight-asses. It must be understood that the intent of Reich's various therapies was not so much to control minds, as it was to set them free, but apparently Montaukian mind controllers took certain elements of these "Reichian therapies" and used them in a manner that Reich had not originally intended.

    For those not in the know, Wilhelm Reich was a one time student of Sigmund Freud, who went on to establish his own name in the fields of psychology, science and alternative heath. Father of the "Orgone Box", he was later persecuted by the FDA as some sort of sexually deviant quack. Many of his published materials were subsequently burned via Gestapo-like tactics by FDA officials, and because of his controversial research, Reich was unjustly imprisoned. A common perception of Reich supporters is that he was railroaded into prison as a means the government used to suppress his alternative health cures and controversial research into such subjects as UFO's. Shortly after his imprisonment in the late 50's, Reich died of a heart attack in jail, although he was not known previously to have had any heart problems. Some subscribe his premature death to a conspiracy. If such was the case, it evidently succeeded.

    Wilhelm Reich with his family
    In regards to UFO's, Reich had some rather odd ideas. His perspective was that UFO's were not so much actual nuts and bolts craft, as they were some sort of spectral space critters; interdimensional amoeba undulating through the known universe for unknown reasons.
    And if I haven't already cluttered your head up enough with this deluge of diverse and possibly delusional info, Reich was also of the opinion that UFO's were powered by Orgone Energy, the aforementioned fundemental cosmic power source of the Universe. Seems that these Reichian perceived UFOnauts had somehow tapped into the Orgone Energy grid of Earth, sucked up vast quantities of said substance, then spat out a form of exhaust that Reich referred to as Deadly Orgone (DOR). DOR Reich contended was quickly destroying the environment. In response, Reich developed what came to be known in the annals of "fringe science" as the "Cloudbuster", which was basically a space gun that could be aimed directly at UFO's and cause them to disappear. The Cloudbuster also had the power to purportedly seed clouds with rain. Many thought Reich completely off his rocker in regards to his UFO studies, although for some reason the U.S. Air Force was quite interested in his research. As those who get deep into the Montauk story know, Reich is another famous name that comes up often in these discussions, as it appears his research is quite instrumental to the unfolding Montauk mythos.

    Perhaps the most important piece of apparatus in this whole jumbled mess was the legendary "Montauk Chair" upon which Duncan Cameron sat and radiated his psychic powers with the intent of creating artificial reality vortexes. The ultimate purpose of these experiments was to not only alter physical reality, but to alter as well the mental landscape of all humankind. The chair itself so states Preston Nichols was developed in the 1950's with "sensor technology" that could display a person's thoughts, and was in essence a mind-reading machine. This device operated on the principle of tuning into the electromagnetic fields of human beings and translating their ethereal or Orgone Energy into a tangible form, ala thoughtinto matter. The object in question, which accomplished this daunting task, was the aforementioned "Chair." This is where Duncan Cameron would sit, his head blazing like a psychic furnace, and paint a mental landscape of the gods. It was in this regard that Duncan himself, it has been said, became likened unto a god. To make the legend even more abstruse, the Montauk bunch claims that beings from the Sirius star system are also tangled up in this convoluted tale. Apparently, the Sirians provided the basic design, and then Montauk scientists took those original blueprints and developed The Chair. The Chair, in turn, was hooked into a complex grid of computers and amplifiers. Eventually The Chair (which, in appearance, was not unlike a LayzBoy lounger) was fine-tuned to the point where a person could visualize something and a 3D image of those thought-forms would appear on a computer monitor, and then could be printed out. But it's only when Duncan Cameron came into the picture that things really started getting carried away. In a deep psychic trance state, Cameron was able to visualize a solid object and actually make it appear from out of nowhere. This was accomplished via an amplifier that would transmit a matrix, and then build up enough power to materialize whatever Cameron mentally cooked up, under the direction of his Montauk handlers. As indicated, Cameron took part in these experiments in an altered state of consciousness. In this regard, agents of the CIA and/or NSA under the auspices of MKULTRA funded experiments had given Cameron special training. The emphasis of this programming focused on diverting the mind through sexual bliss. It was then that the "primitive mind" would surface, as the individual in this case, Mr. Duncan Cameron would be transferred into an "orgasmic trance" state. His primitive mind now at the disposal of nefarious Montauk operatives would then become extremely suggestible, and therefore controllable. In time through the use of The Chair it was eventually discovered that Cameron had the power to bend time, thus creating vortexes, or time portals, not unlike the concept from the old TV series, Time Tunnel
    In fact, those who have actually traveled through this time portal have described it like a spiral, such as that found in the aforementioned television series. Anyway, when Cameron would envision certain alternate realities in past and future time, the vortex could then be copied to the hard drive of Montauk computers. These experiments eventually led to a project with the express purpose of opening a time door to the USS Eldridge in 1943. All of this high tech time travel tinkering is what allegedly sucked such players as Duncan Cameron and Al Bielek into the Montauk vortex. Bielek, for instance in another incarnation as Duncan Cameron's brother, Edward was a member of the crew on board the USS Eldridge, and because of his involvement with the Montauk Project has been jettisoned willy-nilly back and forth in time repeatedly, in the process leaving one's body behind and assuming another. But once again we're getting ahead of ourselves or behind ourselves, depending on where you are currently residing in the space-time continuum
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    maybe he figured out that he was always gona be a walking contradiction, so decided that he will do whatever he felt and love doing it.
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    That could be, I think he found a way to justify all of his activities. His objective was to become some immortal mucky muck. At the expense of whoever he needed to spend to do it. I don't know if he killed his wife, or how many women he married. He is genius without moral boundary, a dangerous combination.
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    maybe its beyond good or evil.
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    Well, it was to him

    By moral compass it was not acceptable behaviour. It created problems in space/time that still exist and allowed a swarm of beings through to our demension. That is tantamount to destroying a fragile ecosphere. Only on a planetary scale. We won't even allow travellers to enter a country with an animal or plant that is not indeginous. There is a good reason for that rule. Introducing an alien life form to an environment disrupts the food chain. Displacing the natural order and potentially destroying any number of life forms permanently by extinction.

    So it can be beyond good or evil as such, but it is still grossly irresponsible and potentially deadly.
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    i think he was a scholar, a very well inspired occultist, he counceled lots of very important persons, presidents, movie maker, he studied everything about myth, religion, cult, esotery, he was a master of magic and mystism as very few ppl have been in history, he probably had acess to tons of books of various origins and spent vast amount of time to study them , symbolism, occultism, rituals , and such and influenced lots of ppl in the underground and is said to have set up lots of little tradition and sign, as the churchill V of victory, or james bond movie and had a very advanced occultist vision of our society , and lots of important ppl listened to him and was taking his advice view quite seriously

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    Four men entered the Garden, namely, Ben 'Azzai, and Ben Zoma, Aher, and Rabbi Akiba. Rabbi Akiba said to them: When ye arrive at the stones of pure marble, say not, water, water! For it is said: He that speaketh falsehood shall not be established before mine eyes.

    * Ben 'Azzai cast a look and died. Of him Scripture says: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
    * Ben Zoma looked and became demented. Of him Scripture says: Hast thou found honey? Eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
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    BEN ZOMA LOOKED AND BECAME DEMENTED:

    Mysticism is generally a strong right brain experience, and for this reason, it must always be balanced by the rationality of the left brain. How often have we seen the unfortunate consequences of those who have claimed to have heard the exclusive voice of God? People have started Holy Wars, died for comets, and become raving lunatics all in the name of their own revelations. For most of us, our inner revelations must always be taken with a grain of salt. Otherwise, Ben Zoma won't be the last person to go meshuggah over religion.

    Ben Zoma lost his balance and became stuck on the right side of the Tree.
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    perhaps the parable of Ben Zoma holds the answer.
    ~a whisper~

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    he wrote a lot of boring shit.

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    i do find some of his shit quite insightful, i dont know about how he lived his life nor do i care, but i personally think he wrote some good shit,
    here is a slice, i just picked out randomly:

    A man may think it his duty to act in a certain way, through having made a fancy picture of himself, instead of investigating his actual nature. For example, a woman may make herself miserable for life by thinking that she prefers love to social consideration, or vice versa. One woman may stay with an unsympathetic husband when she would really be happy in an attic with a lover, while another may fool herself into a romantic elopement when her only true pleasures are those of presiding at fashionable functions. Again, a boy's instinct may tell him to go to sea, while his parents insist on his becoming a doctor. In such a case, he will be both unsuccessful and unhappy in medicine.


    and the lesson being illustrated is:

    Every man and every woman has a course, depending partly on the self, and partly on the environment which is natural and necessary for each. Anyone who is forced from his own course, either through not understanding himself, or through external opposition, comes into conflict with the order of the Universe, and suffers accordingly
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    Quote Originally Posted by tmt View Post
    He destroyed minds and tore the fabric of space and time.

    Genius, sure. But not a person that ever gave thought to repercussion or lasting affect on future events.
    Shit, that sound like that man called Jesus they related??????



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    Quote Originally Posted by spiritzzz View Post
    Shit, that sound like that man called Jesus they related??????



    Doug

    Is the Pope Catholic?


    Crowley was a carbon based life form. So he would be related. In the same way we are all related.

    Spiritually? No

    Crowley enjoined himself to destruction for personal gain

    Christ sacrificed himself for the good of all mankind
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    What he did to piss so many people off is quite simple.

    Crowley gave away occult secrets freely and openly. He was the first to share all the secrets, at least the first person who wasn't burned at the stake. The occultists hated him because he gave away their secrets, regular people feared him because he was an occultist. The figurative rock and a hard place.

    He wasn't the "demon" people called him. He said, and I quote, "Love is the Law", and at times he proclaimed his love for Jesus.

    He didn't really care what people thought of him, I think he found it rather amusing that people treated him the way they did.
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    THANK YOU!!!! FINALLY somebody sees him for the person he really is versus the "worst black magician in the world." Yeah. Worst for screwing the concepts of "Arcane!!" His concepts were noble and he was attacked for it on a regular basis openly!! Many say he's evil for the psychic battles he caused, but does anyone see the self defense mechanisms he utilized before the reversive offensive...
    I like the man for trying to combine science and magick, while spreading it to every man woman and child!! It was beautiful, and I am SO grateful he made those first steps into the public light without worry of the executioners.

    Sorry. I'm quite a fan and passionate about getting energetics out to everyone...
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    LOL LOL LOL the sacared text of Thelema LOL the gatekeeper oh!

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    sarcasm met

    I definitely know what you mean!! It's quite arcane with it's messages, but I was referencing Magick:In theory and practice. The Law of Thelema seems to uphold according to specific aspects regarding predisposed definitions of Had, Nu as well as Abrahadabra, which are simply aspects of of the basic level of understanding that was to come. Self fulfillment, self bliss, and self development. It seems to fit, but anyone with an almanac and a knowledge of astrology and government can do that!!
    My concepts are based upon the first 10 or so pages of Magic in Theory and Practice. It is amazing!! Have you ever read his "prelude" to reading it?
    Magick is for all men women and children.
    Makgick is for all people that are all those responsible.
    As well as at least two printed pages worth....
    The Tao gives birth to one.One gives birth to yin &yang.Yin&yang give birth to all things...The complete whole's the complete whole.So is any part the complete whole...But forget about understandin, harmonizin and makin all things one.The universe is already a harmonious oneness; just realize it.

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