apuleius
apuleius
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RE: The airtight arguments of Jerry Cornelius?: Review of "The Cult Of Aleister Crowley"

I'm not a member of OTO myself, but sometimes I don't understand all the hate they get. Sometimes I do, but in a very broad context, I can understand ...

9 months ago
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RE: Physics and Gnosis in Thelema

@christibrany Thank you for this thread, maybe I wasn't clear, but I not only mentioned Bohm's book, but also a full thesis on his esoteric backgrou...

2 years ago
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RE: Physics and Gnosis in Thelema

Bohm is very interesting, an initiate, someone with a truly esoteric mindset among the greatest in his field. There is a whole academic thesis availab...

2 years ago
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RE: The Incoming of the Aeon of Maat - publication update

This is essential to "verify", from this perspective the world is like a drama in which parts of the plot are unfolding on an invisible stage, being r...

2 years ago
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RE: The Incoming of the Aeon of Maat - publication update

@dom We inevitabily give an inner meaning to events and history, which is necessarily influenced and might be subsumed into a particular culture or wo...

2 years ago
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RE: The Incoming of the Aeon of Maat - publication update

There are esoteric traditions in the Middle East with their own prophets and systems of aeons (though they obviously don't use that word) that have be...

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

I recall dissociative experiences in accounts of meditation practitioners in which they felt as if an invisible hand were putting the thoughts in thei...

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

In my view the TOL has a cool way to illustrate this by the crossing paths on Tiphareth (Nun + Lamed, Ayin + Yod) summing 80 each one, value of The To...

2 years ago
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RE: The Typhonian Trilogies - reprints

Very good news, The Magical Revival is especially timing and could even serve as a magical gesture of sorts, since as many here may have noticed, ther...

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

@christibrany No this was not Hildegard, Hildegard lived a few centuries before the so called "discovery".

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

@shiva Hildegard von Binden was a prominent Christian mystic who started to have her first quite peculiar spontaneous spiritual experiences at an earl...

2 years ago
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RE: Spare's "camera"

After reading AOS' words again I think the banishing fundament is quite clear. In this context, my guess is that the camera would serve as a magical w...

2 years ago
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RE: Spare's "camera"

This rings a bell: a "straight line" must have a starting point, ie a source. I take the whole thing as some kind of banishing.

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

Would this include cases like Hildegard von Bingen?

2 years ago
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RE: LAM Spotted Hiding out in Page 60

But it works precisely because it is fiction, not despite of it. It's an important distinction, because as you said later, that can be more real than ...

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

I'll add Alfred Korzybski to the list.

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

I just remembered William S. Burroughs was obsessed with telepathy. In some of his books, "Naked Lunch" probably but can't tell for sure, he says he c...

2 years ago
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RE: Remote Communication / Telepathy

@iztrttx I don't think a method can be established for this, in my view for practical purposes the best would be to use steganography through some kin...

2 years ago
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RE: Crowley was a pimp?!! What?!

@faustian Agreed, Thelema definitely is countercultural in nature, but in truth all the esoteric, understood as an inward search towards truth, etc, a...

2 years ago
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RE: Crowley was a pimp?!! What?!

But counterculture adapts to the zeitgeist of each epoch, so Crowley would certainly be critic of today's dominant values around sex and individualism...

2 years ago
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RE: Crowley and all things gothic

@belmurru But is official membership so important in such cases, really? As the final remarks of that summary imply, being friend of relevant members ...

2 years ago
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RE: Hoodoo Pilot by kyle Fite

@tiger Coolest casino on earth, for me the most compelling theory is the one that locates it in the Richat Structure in Africa, in Mauritania.

2 years ago
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RE: Hoodoo Pilot by kyle Fite

I might be wrong but it's something of the OTOA, though it may be somewhat inspired in the AA? One if the possible meanings for the AA name (though th...

2 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Films

"Under the silver lake", 2018, by David Robert Mitchell, a fav of recent years, if you like films like "Eyes wide shut", or books like "The crying of ...

2 years ago
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RE: Hegel and Thelema

Yes I was referring to this particular assumption, as quoted above. Hegel and philosophy are perfectly fine, of course. Regarding UG fans, they've m...

2 years ago
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RE: Hegel and Thelema

Christianity didn't "conviced" pagan traditions to "differ slightly in their dogma, methodology, and tradition", they simply forcibly erradicated all ...

2 years ago
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RE: Hegel and Thelema

Agreed, I've read posts of yours talking about UG Krishnamurti, and to my knowledge he is one of the best modern debunkers of all this intellectual no...

2 years ago
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RE: Esoteric Order of Dagon

I disagree, "In the mouth of madness" by John Carpenter does a really great job capturing his spirit without being literal at all, in my view the best...

2 years ago
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RE: Hoodoo Pilot by kyle Fite

I wonder however what would be the implications of making a model of the universe/self based upon a solar system alien to us. In the sense that maybe ...

2 years ago
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RE: Esoteric Order of Dagon

But that's precisely the beauty of it, and it doesn't really matter if it's "made up". Mythologic tales in ancient times developed through in an organ...

2 years ago
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RE: Hag reference sought

This is basically what Crowley did with Samuel Aiwaz Jacobs, if I'm not wrong. I remember reading somewhere he started putting the 10=1 signature in A...

2 years ago
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RE: Seeking received transmissions

There's plenty of artists, musicians, etc, which work they claimed to be received transmissions in some form of another. It's not that rare, if you ar...

2 years ago
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