Aleister Crowley

Painting from 100 years ago ‘could show the first alien to visit Earth’ | Metro News

Aleister Crowley makes it to a (rather silly) article in the Metro newspaper: In 1918, the famous English occultist Aleister Crowley performed weird occult rituals in New York while absolutely off his head on drugs. Whacked on drugs including mescaline, opium and hash, Crowley ‘made contact’ with a being which…
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The Magus Was A Spy: Aleister Crowley and the Curious Connections Between Intelligence and the Occult | Dr Richard Spence

The inter-connection of occultism and espionage goes back at least to the Elizabethan intrigues of Dr. John Dee, and certainly is much older than that. For Crowley, Dr. Dee was a role-model in more ways than one. Occult orders and spy agencies do share much in common. Both are focused on the acquisition and safeguarding of specialised knowledge and embrace secrecy as a cardinal virtue.

The Great Beast on Politics: Aleister Crowley’s Thelemic State Revealed

Interesting article (from 18 March 2017) in New Dawn magazine by Dr K R Bolton… “There is no law but do what thou wilt” is the dictum of Thelema, misunderstood precisely for what it is not: anarchism and ego-driven individualism of the type promoted by the ‘Black Adepts’ in the…
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On this day in 1904: the ‘wickedest man in Britain’ completes his manuscript for a new religion

Edward Alexander Crowley was born on 12 October 1875 to a well-off family of Plymouth Brethren in Leamington Spa. He was a wilful child, and his mother nicknamed him Therion, the Great Beast 666, from the Book of Revelation. After school, Crowley went to Trinity College, Cambridge, to read natural…
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Jimmy Savile ‘occultist WITCH who worshipped satanist Aleister Crowley’

Oh dear, oh dear. More insightful journalism from the British tabloids… His [Jimmy Savile’s] reading material is said to have included Crowley, an occultist wizard whose satanic cult and teachings was said to have played a central part in his life. Countless photographs show him appearing in public wearing a…
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Jimmy Page and his black magic Highland home – The Scotsman

A decent article in The Scotsman (14 December 2015) by Alison Campsie… Occultist Aleister Crowley bought Boleskine House in the late 1800s. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page may only have visited there a handful of times, but the rock god is forever linked to what has been dubbed “the most…
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William Seabrook: Pervert, drunk, cannibal, occultist and ‘negrophile’

The Inventor of the Zombie: The life and times of William B Seabrook: pervert, drunk, cannibal, occultist and ‘negrophile’. A talk at Conway Hall, London, on Tuesday 8th September @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | £5 This talk will explore the life of William Seabrook (1884-1945), once a celebrated…
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