arthuremerson
arthuremerson
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RE: Fulfilling John's Revelation? - Why?

Hermitas, you say: Well. To my mind, it has the form and flavor of scholarship, but all the associations he tries to draw are rather rambling, tenuo...

3 years ago
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RE: Does "sex magick" work?

Granted I'm a bit late to the thread, I've been meaning to make a comment for some time now. Last year while revisiting Crowley's Magick in Theory and...

3 years ago
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RE: Kidneyhawk

Welcome back, Kyle. I don't post here much these days. I suppose I never really have been a regular contributor, come to think of it. Nevertheless, I ...

3 years ago
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RE: Delivered from dualism (delivered from lust for result.)

David, In the context of the non-disinterest discussion, Jamie made reference to the grammatical 'double negative', not the logical 'double negation'...

3 years ago
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RE: How many lashtalians are (c)OTO members?

But thanx for chiming in, and all (i suspect) join me in hoping you have kept up with that logic course! Ignant (and all others curious), I am happy...

4 years ago
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RE: "Trees of eternity" or "trees" of eternity?

Forgive the following its error and its brevity, for it was both conceived and born in haste. @wellreadwellbred Your argument in favor of Crowley's...

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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, Sorry, by @theborg I meant google's gmail.

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

@ignant Yes, arthur, it is indeed remarkable how utterly ignorant these self-styled apostles of “science” are about actual science, just as it is imp...

4 years ago
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RE: annihilate the personality

David, Do you think a study of Symbolic Logic i.e. interpreting the grammar of propositions into Truth Tables and Logic Gates helps with this? Seems...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

The school of obstinate Thelema shows again how interested it is in honest, open, and nuanced discourse. Move along.

4 years ago
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RE: G'day

Welcome, and thanks for joining us, mayet.

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

@moogplayer I would disagree with you and comment that the burden of proof is on the people who claim that there is something else to this universe b...

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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

@David Ignant that second link on logic has questions but there are no answers provided at the end. I'm happy to volunteer to look over your work. Y...

4 years ago
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RE: annihilate the personality

@David In fact as I write this I’m pretty amazed that 1) he could’ve wrote that analogy and 2) that I missed how bad it is. As to the first I will ...

4 years ago
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RE: annihilate the personality

David, You've read me quite well above. And though I must admit I'm not sure what to make of your apparently recently acquired competence in comprehe...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, 'Syllogism' is no longer synonymous with 'categorical syllogism' as I believe it was for the medievals. There are now recognized many differen...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

ignant, You are, of course, correct. Seems the very late (now early) hour got the better of me. I should probably avoid both logic and posting to thi...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, The arguments you've given above are structurally identical, having the same form as Modus Ponens, sometimes referred to as "affirming the ant...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, I don't directly deal with the portion of Los's essay that you've quoted above. The chair spoken of is the one Los suggests the annihilation o...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, Follows are my responses to your previous posts directed at me. Your questions in reply #107541 could easily be answered by reading my origi...

4 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, I am still around and aware of your inquiries; however, as I'm in the middle of finishing writing and editing some papers, I don't have time t...

4 years ago
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RE: Ridley Scott to make Jack Parsons miniseries

"You're trying to work in a field that doesn't even exist!" "My father taught me about symbols like this." "The time for caution is long past." Yawn....

4 years ago
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RE: Sothic cycles. Seth-Satan-Demiurge the god of the materialistic world view.

"This is probably the first time ever that anyone (i.e. myself and please correct me if I’m wrong) has produced some sort of direct cyclical link..." ...

4 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Music

Sure allusions can be obvious. Poetry is historically full of obvious allusions - "...Waked by the circling Hours, with rosy hand...". So is colloquia...

4 years ago
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RE: Sothic cycles. Seth-Satan-Demiurge the god of the materialistic world view.

David, Could you please summarize in no more than three sentences what this post is suppose to be about. "Ask any psychiatrist he/she will tell you ...

4 years ago
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RE: Magick 2.0

Don't forget, ignant666, that this book purports not only to explain Dee's [impossible] present day political influence, but EVERYTHING else as well. ...

5 years ago
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RE: Zothyria

takshak. Probably best not to double up your posts in the future. Traffic seems quiet around here for the most part lately, which is at least part of ...

5 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Films

I don't watch many films, but here's a few that come to mind as being notable. 2001: A Space Odyssey Eyes Wide Shut The Gospel According to St. Matt...

5 years ago
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RE: Tai Chi and some other Stuff

Shiva, it occurs to me that the work you are looking for may well be Prometheus Rising. Robert Anton Wilson gives the "imprint sites" and locations of...

5 years ago
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RE: Tai Chi and some other Stuff

I can't find a listing like the one you've suggested, Shiva. You can find some of this information in Info-Psychology, though the hemispheric domain o...

5 years ago
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RE: Liber Pennae Praenumbra

Sonofthoth, I have a copy of Maat Magick that I'd be happy to part with on your behalf, free of charge. PM me to work out details and I'll post it to...

5 years ago
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RE: annihilate the personality

David, The text you've linked to is unreliable. As it happens, the Google Books preview of Liber Aleph contains the relevant chapter. æ

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

Arthur yes, seeing as you assumed the premise I would like you to start a new thread somewhere along the lines of (your words) “(Why) Los’s essays/pos...

5 years ago
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RE: annihilate the personality

Los seems to be on a sloppy analogy streak. Ignant666 makes rather quick work of Los's most recent one. I hope it won't be too much of a burden on the...

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

Dom/david, wouldn’t it have been better to have started a fresh thread on this as Tiger has thoughtfully done with the two on the A.’. A.’., both of w...

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

Ignant, I've also held out some hope for David. I had hoped in these more recent interactions, as with my interactions with him in the past, to engend...

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

Has anyone else ever wondered if david/dom/williams is just S.’. H.’. Fra. Los when he is drunk? I have considered various versions of the hypothesis...

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

In point of fact, David, it was I who brought up the quote in Chapter 64 of Liber Aleph, here, when I entered the thread. If your main point were to...

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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

If there is any patience left for such a discussion, I’d like to take some time to discuss David’s replies to my post, here. David’s responses are so ...

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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

My post should read "While this was a popular view up until the 20th century [...]".

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, I should not have entered this thread with the observation that your logical ineptitude is astounding. Logical ineptitude is, after all, quite ...

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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, I have not missed any of this discussion. I have been a member of this community for nearly ten years. Naturally studious as a I am, I have rea...

5 years ago
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RE: A new resident of the City of the Pyramids!: Los

David, your logical ineptitude is truly astounding. It's certainly not improved. "Study thou logic," Crowley beseeches. Mind you, he he wasn't thinkin...

5 years ago
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RE: Squaring The Circle

Herupakraath, There are gematria equations, and then there are my gematria equations; I don’t expect the average person to know the difference, so al...

6 years ago
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RE: Squaring The Circle

jg, what do you suppose your comments have to do with the document in question? Edit: I see you acknowledge that your comments on squaring the circle...

6 years ago
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RE: Squaring The Circle

There is no proof here, but this was easily known prior to reading it. This document demonstrates only the ingenuity of its author, as all such attemp...

6 years ago
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RE: Some questions only you can answer! Looking for how individuals answer in detail

You might consider distilling your inquiry in favor of concision. You just may be asking too much.

6 years ago
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RE: Aiwass

"Fine matter", whether the ephemeral density of incense smoke or no, certainly bespeaks of materiality, the measure of which is hardly the human body....

6 years ago
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RE: National Biography: Request For Research Assistance

Scratch that, Paul. I found what you were looking for. Scan in your inbox. -ae

6 years ago
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