Saturday, December 16, 2017

Stiletto through the cheek?

July 10, 2010 by  
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As to my study of Islam, I got a sheikh to teach me Arabic and the practices of ablution, prayer and so on, so that at some future time I might pass for a Moslem among themselves. I had it in my mind to repeat Burton’s journey to Mecca sooner or later. I learnt a […]

Magia Sexualis: The Beast with Two Backs

March 17, 2010 by  
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Urban, H. B., (2006). Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism. Los Angeles: University of California Press. Posted with permission. The Beast with Two Backs Aleister Crowley and Sex Magick in Late Victorian England The whole trouble comes from humanity’s horror of Love. For the last hundred years, every first-rate writer on […]

Youtube: Hubbard on Crowley

January 9, 2010 by  
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A Magick Life: the biography of Aleister Crowley by Martin Booth

January 3, 2010 by  
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Booth, M. (2000). A magick life: The biography of Aleister Crowley. London: Hodder & Stoughton. [Worldcat] In the austere postwar years, Crowley had little money. His main source of income was the Agape Lodge of the OTO in Pasadena, California. Germer, living in New York, also sent him a percentage of OTO initiation fees. […] […]

Lecture 11 Dec 1952: The D.E.I. Scale by L. Ron Hubbard

December 30, 2009 by  
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Hubbard, L. R. (1952, 11 December). The D.E.I. Scale. The Philadelphia doctorate course lectures. Lecture conducted from Philadelphia, PA. Copenhagen: Golden Era Studios. Romans were tough. They didn’t mince about things, but they had law and a province or a newly acquired country could, in time, become fully accredited so that they would have Roman […]

Lecture 5 Dec 1952: Conditions of Space/Time/Energy

December 30, 2009 by  
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In this lecture, Hubbard discusses the abilities of a thetan, including his intention. Identifies Aleister Crowley as someone who exhumed the data Hubbard is talking about from earlier magic cults. Defines what a ritual is. Hubbard, L. R. (1952, 5 December). Conditions of Space/Time/Energy The Philadelphia doctorate course lectures. Lecture conducted from Philadelphia, PA. Copenhagen: […]

Liber ABA Book Four (Appendix V)

December 28, 2009 by  
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This appendix includes correspondences relating to θ or Theta.

In The Name Of The Beast: The Devil

December 24, 2009 by  
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Cornelius, J. E. (2005). In The Name Of The Beast: A Biography of Grady Louis McMurtry, disciple of Aleister Edward Crowley. A Thelemic Research Journal.  (Vol. One 1918-1962, pp. 93-109). Red Flame Productions, Berkeley. Posted with permission. Chapter Nine THE DEVIL The Angel stood on Gilead His Wings a coursing flame Two eyes of piercing […]

Birth of a Religion by Gordon Melton

December 23, 2009 by  
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Immediately after the war, in December 1945, but while still a commissioned officer and on active duty, Hubbard became involved in one of the most intriguing episodes in his long life, participation in the activities of the Ordo Templi Orientis. The OTO is a ritual magic group, then headed by the aging Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), […]

The Road to Total Freedom by Roy Wallis

December 23, 2009 by  
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It has also been suggested that Hubbard secured some of the material incorporated into Scientology from Jack Parsons, a follower of Aleister Crowley and briefly the head of a Lodge of Crowley’s Ordo Templi Orientis in Pasadena.[1] That Hubbard was associated with Parsons early in 1946 is not in doubt, although a press release issued […]

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