fraterihsan
fraterihsan
@fraterihsan
Ex-Thelemite Muslim, and retired Crowley Scholar
Joined: Apr 2, 2020
Last seen: Jan 27, 2023
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

Good bit of entertainment

1 month ago
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2 months ago
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RE: What does Balenciaga mean in Latin? Aleister Crowley satanic theory explored amid child campaign controversy

"Think not, o king, upon that lie: That Thou Must Die: verily thou shalt not die, but live." - Legis 2:21 Aleister Crowley is currently alive confi...

2 months ago
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RE: Crowley and the Aeon

Well Liber Legis does say: "But your holy place shall be untouched throughout the centuries: though with fire and sword it be burnt down & shat...

3 months ago
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RE: The Cipher of AL 2:76 and Geometry

The thing I find fascinating (and slightly amusing) is that the proponents of the idea of simultaneously occurring Aeons, basically end up describing ...

6 months ago
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RE: Moral Nihilism in Thelema

The Tunis comment printed in most generic editions of Liber Legis is not the same "The Comment" that is mentioned in 1:36, 3:39-40 and 3:63. The Tu...

7 months ago
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RE: Why History?

Yes I've read Book 4 and yes I know the interlude you speak of. The Jack and the Beanstalk one is a little more exoterically (in that is very appar...

8 months ago
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RE: Why History?

Jack And The Beanstalk as a mystical allegory is quite mindblowing because I haven't thought about that in that context before.

8 months ago
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RE: Christianity and Thelema

Also the Qur'an, Surah 5:15: "O People of the Book! Certainly Our Apostle has come to you, clarifying for you much of what you used to hide of the...

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RE: Nu Hermetica

And furthermore we do have corroboration from the 1st Aethyr of The Vision & The Voice: And they shall be brought unto subjection unto thee, a...

8 months ago
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RE: Nu Hermetica

Yes, it is used in the original Greek of the Lord's Prayer. In the phrase "Your Will Be Done" (from Matthew 6:10) the word for Will in Greek used is "...

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

Book of Lies chapter 5, yes classic riddle. "Fatherhood is unity disguised as duality"

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

In light of the Goetia, you must be admitting something positive to YHWH by calling it a 'demon'.

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

At that I find it ironic when fellow Thelemites get too caught up in the same old aeon moralism that they criticize Christian fanatics of. You can't r...

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

"Gnosticism" predates Islam, and was a growing competitor with the gentile religion of Christianity (of note, Christianity also had a dissonant relati...

8 months ago
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RE: Why History?

Crowley has said much more things about Aiwass, the secret chiefs, the HGA. It should raise anyone's eyebrow when people want to exclusively quote his...

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

Sounds like the "evil Jews rule the world" conspiracy theory. Antisemitism always finds new ways to reinvent itself. Aryan-Jesus amirite?

8 months ago
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RE: Thelemic Politics

Thelema politically is in a category of it's own. Neither left nor right, neither liberal nor conservative. As Crowley also makes note in his introduc...

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

However I will admittedly add that I do like Peter Grey's musings over the Babalon Working, there still hasn't been enough literature yet out there wh...

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RE: The Cairo Working

Yes it is biased actually given that he writes with the agenda of de-Thelemizing Babalon, and so he has a particular antagonism towards Liber Legis wh...

8 months ago
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RE: The Cairo Working

Liber Legis is far too lucid to be anything written on drugs, yet far too elusive, arcane and bizarre (and yes prophetic) to be anything Crowley consc...

8 months ago
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RE: Why History?

Well it's an important element of the Thelemic story and is a referential feature in certain parts of the A.A. and the OTO (including sections dedicat...

8 months ago
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RE: Ian Curtis, Joy Division, Aleister Crowley and the Occult

Really? I thought he listened to "The Idiot" by Iggy Pop before he committed suicide.

8 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

He seems to see what he wants to see, despite all evidence, and what he sees is what validates his ego. Interesting! Thank you! I am inte...

9 months ago
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RE: The number 333

Ok we need a thread on Chronzon and on the Vision & the Voice more broadly, but search functions are shit. Anyway, in relation to the Choro...

9 months ago
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RE: The madness of crowds

"Abrogate are all rituals, all ordeals, all words and signs" A verse from Liber Legis that I think Crowley deliberately avoided almost all his life...

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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

Was supposed to edit it to expand: Thelemites exist on a spectrum and at the same time there are many people who appreciate and take from Crowley's...

9 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

@katrice Weston's excellent book (384 pages) is a massive macro-overview of basically many of the ripples of the Aeon of Horus. Within it he mentions ...

9 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

COUGHCOUGHLBERBVELMAGICOUGHCOUGH

9 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

Actually this has me thinking, to put RTC on a particular spectrum we've got people such as: Amado Crowley ("Uncle AL is a fraud and my daddy, bu...

9 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

@Katrice it is Peter Moon & Preston Nichols. Anyway, I was getting similar vibes. RTC's schtick is becoming more uncanny to Amado as well the m...

9 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

@kidneyhawk that is quite an interesting review. I didn't realize it was an actual book. Just been listening to "What Magic Is This?" with thei...

9 months ago
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RE: Wine and strange drugs..which ones?

Both Nuit and Ra-Hoor-Khuit are respectively objects of worship. Nuit in the transcendent sense and Ra-Hoor-Khuit in the "in-time/space" sense. Hadit ...

9 months ago
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RE: Liber 440: The Book of Perfection

TBH I feel a similar disdain towards Liber 440 that I do for both Liber Tzaddi and Liber A'ash. They are all complete trash and merely trying to repli...

9 months ago
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RE: The Bizarre Russian Prophet Rumored to Have Putin’s Ear

I find it funny that Dugin reciting Liber Ararita gets attention (that video is on so many conspiracy theorist videos) but none of these people even r...

9 months ago
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RE: Killing Joke

Apparently Jaz Coleman is a Gnostic Priest at some kind of Gnostic Church somewhere in New Zealand but I haven't been able to find any more info

10 months ago
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RE: Killing Joke

One of the things with KJ I appreciate compared to many other popular music acts that have referenced Crowley (COUGHCOUGHOZZYCOUGHMARILYNMANSONCOUGHCO...

10 months ago
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RE: Call Me Little Sunshine

As with most entertainment, mostly guaranteed not.

10 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

But "Christ" is only the Greek form (that Christians decided to mostly use) of the Hebrew word Moshiach (of which is used in the "Old Testament").

10 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

The Kingdom of God. I think you should not take yourself so seriously with your kneejerk complaining because you miss the point by such a long marg...

10 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

To put on a Kippah for a moment - remember that "Christ" also merely taught the Torah and via the Torah critiqued the hypocrisies of his day (to a lim...

10 months ago
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RE: Why I like LAShTAL

Except this is long before his later infamous image. And still demons, Goetia, LHP and other things were either strongly rejected by him or of merely ...

10 months ago
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RE: Why I like LAShTAL

He was attracted to the notion of the Interior Church (aka Invisible College) mentioned in The Cloud Upon The Sanctury by Karl von Eckartshausen and w...

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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

None are They whose number is Six: else were theysix indeed.Seven are these Six that live not in the City of thePyramids, under the Night of Pan.There...

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RE: Magick 2.0

The 17th century was not a tabula rasa, many of the "great" thinkers of that era were reading translations and works derived from what the Muslims had...

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RE: Magick 2.0

On Louv, I liked his Dee book a lot. However his Magick.me I find is so ironic, given the 'do it yourself, for free' kind of model in the Chaos Mag...

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RE: Magick 2.0

On this, I'll happily correct you, that the foundations of modern science was being laid by the Muslims in the 11th/12th century just prior to the ris...

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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

Rabelais didn't invent the word "Thelema", it's there in the Lord's prayer. Matthew 6:10: ἐλθάτω ἡ βασιλεία σου· γενηθήτω τὸ θέλημά σου, ὡς ἐν ...

10 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

My 'say what you will' with Liber Legis and Crowley is that, it doesn't matter how you view either, whether sparklingly positive or pessimistically ne...

10 months ago
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RE: It's time put the fairy-tales down...

Well if Liber Legis is from Preternatural intelligence, than I have always held that whatever the 'solution' is to the "cipher" (as it is termed) is n...

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