kidneyhawk
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Am I to understand from your above words that you see Crowley's "duplexitous desires" to be born of his need for maintaining a monopoly, with himself ...

6 hours ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

And he still has not. I'll cite the following from Keith Readdy's book (which I am surprised wellread hasn't done already): "Duplexity” is a fair...

8 hours ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

I like the eerie luminescent "glow" here!

13 hours ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

Well, the late great genius, Kenneth Grant once wrote: "A percept, a concept, or a number, any object, in fact, has no real relationship with any ot...

1 day ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

Ignant, of course you are correct. That was meant to be a joke. I was alluding to how general agreement or consensus on something doesn't ensure verac...

2 days ago
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RE: JANE WOLFE: THE CEFALU DIARIES 1920 – 1923

Don't care if it's off-topic. I would love to hear your stories and remembrances. There was a time when my (very small) Masonic study group took a "co...

2 days ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

KG describes Set as "the child of Typhon" understood from the "stellar mythos." From the "lunae-solar" mythos," he is the "child of Isis"-and the "bro...

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RE: Greetings!

backwards is O.J.-or orange juice...which brings a "Little Sunshine" to everyone. Apropos for the forums here! πŸ™‚ Welcome aboard and we'll look f...

2 days ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

I believe I have elsewhere in this forum mentioned that I dislike the terms UPG, VPG, SPG etc etc. Again, I will refer to Wittgenstein. The proof (or ...

3 days ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

Ultimately, it is all "UPG." Even when I bring forth all the junk to support my "claim" (which is what AC did with "On The Reception"), WHO is judgi...

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RE: Location of the Babalon working

I knew you would ask this. πŸ˜‰ In a nutshell, the former would be akin to physically traveling through time ala HG Wells. It would, as you note, ...

4 days ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Nor mine. I may be proved wrong but I was introduced to the term via AC's One Star. Have yet to see it anywhere beforehand. This is the penultima...

6 days ago
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RE: Location of the Babalon working

This may necessitate esoteric time-travel. I've always been a fan of this term. I think a precise definition, however, may elude us as we may und...

6 days ago
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RE: Strange site behaviour

A quick technical question from ME...when anyone posts an image or graphic and I click on it, I am taken to a full screen of the Lashtal banner. If I ...

6 days ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

My allusion was to Crowley himself as having newly attained Ip-state i.e. the "New Ipsissimus." Not that one can claim attainment to that which one...

6 days ago
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RE: Old Aeon funerals.

Isn't that "abrogate" "Old Aeon" stuff?

1 week ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

This is not quite true, though, is it? Even if one ardently believes that Sir Aleister Crowley was the appointed and anointed Prophet of the New Aeo...

1 week ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

But if we stick with the original 94 and read it in context of L-S-D = WAR ENGINE, it is also of interest to note that 777 has both "Destruction" and ...

1 week ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

πŸ™‚ Hats off to you for rounding out my reference and for the still very interesting insight. Interesting to note that WAR is RAW (Robert Anton ...

1 week ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

We ARE waiting! πŸ˜‰ I will ask if you've read the late Jake Stratton-Kent's "The Headless One?" I had not until this past weekend, with a study gr...

1 week ago
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RE: Old Aeon funerals.

"Write your true Will, it shall be the Law"

2 weeks ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Is God to live in a Dogma? If poor (inviolate) Mary has to be torn upon wheels, let the Goose join the Gander. I will call to note that I disp...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

OK. So we can't deny the "success of failure" because the intent was success. This has been the mantra. Unless you're Stephen King, the...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Because WHY? Which ARE...? Do tell... Please define "short time." This year? Before 2030 e.v.? By WHO or WHAT?

2 weeks ago
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RE: Old Aeon funerals.

More often than most. Would this have pleased your Dad? Was it what HE wanted? I have been to all kinds of funerals and burials (Christian, Ath...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

How so? Didn't happen. In fact, the KID didn't happen. THAT was my point. You ask, in a general sense: But this is not the "success" I...

2 weeks ago
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RE: AC's religion Thelema includes what other Scarlet Woman aided (Class A) books or texts, except his BOTL?

It was a noble ideal-but one which AC, himself, couldn't maintain. His diaries absolutely fail in this regard (see John St. John for the many ways in ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: For sale The Book Of The Law - Illuminated Edition plus two others

I would not as I am sure I would have been busy with potty-training. But I do fondly recall that period where ANYTHING I could find by Crowley at the ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Decadent Diet of the Beast

Perhaps "the Computation of Time is not here as There." (which remark, I'm sure, Crowley adapted from Psalm 90 v 4) This is rather sad as it se...

3 weeks ago
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RE: A.'. A.'. geneology chart

Nope. Just wrote you. It has simply been a busy time in the offline world! πŸ™‚

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Decadent Diet of the Beast

Hopefully, she is lurking here, following along and may wish to consult with YOU regarding your own research! Would you kindly share these recip...

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Decadent Diet of the Beast

This is great and perhaps the discussion here will be of interest to her, esp. with Jamie's nitpickery (Blake wrote: "Opposition is True Friendship" a...

1 month ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Were these the same "Gods" Leah referred to in her "really scathing letter, in which she criticizes him -- the letter in which she says that he's fool...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

I thought the Key of Joy was Disobedience. And I thought the Joy of Nuit was to see our Joy. And I thought all was to be "To me! To Me!" Erg...

2 months ago
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RE: Crowleymas

Good to hear from you, Chris!

2 months ago
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RE: The Golden Cipher

I WILL mention that Crowley was not above responding to criticism in the same fashion.

2 months ago
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RE: The Book of Lies

In-Portent, In-Deed. I would imagine a might be appropriate for that Pilgrim whose fast and fleet feet find Him "Becoming The Way." After al...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

I simply have some thoughts as to how your book may move from a developing project to manifestation. I will happily share these thoughts when commu...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

You can reach me at kylefite@yahoo.com Please know-I am not offering to publish your book but have some thoughts as to how you and Anna may proceed....

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

I will and do deny it! I do not think Kenneth Grant was/is in a "Can-Do-No-Wrong" category. I think he is often critiqued from the wrong vantage point...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Not necessarily so. But this is an evasive reply. Instead of addressing the substance of what I wrote, you are making implication of an attitude of su...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

You know, as no stranger to work with mediums or this line of operation, I find this "record" to be quite prosaic. I've been in this same space dozens...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Now, I didn't quite say it as such, did I? For those who can apply it, KG's work is remarkably and imminently applicable (i.e "practical"). I wou...

2 months ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

You're not anymore? When I first encountered it, it seemed to lack the intensity of other artists I was struck by (such as John and Sal Buscema)....

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

How do you define "fictive based approach?" I would assume "based in fiction" but how do you mean, exactly? Is not Crowley EQUALLY "fictive based?" He...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

Oh, come on! I do not think you are "obnoxious" and I do hope you keep posting here! You're one of the gang! I'm simply being straightforward in regar...

2 months ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

I've read a small bit. Not The Fountainhead. I never knew Crowley had read it! I can't offer a thumbs up or down but will add that the Marvel Comic...

2 months ago
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RE: Leah Hirsig

I think this echoes the perspective conveyed with my initial post(s) in this thread. It wasn't the glorious love-story, a romance for the ages, as pre...

2 months ago
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