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RE: Frank Zappa once named his favourite film of all time

Danke Lutz! My thoughts exactly. Genius that he was, Zappa does not strike me as the fellow to peruse occult literature. Mind you, a look into his bio...

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

Thank you for your clear verbalisation, Michael! The same thing pertains to the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the infamous Protocols of Zion, or even to ...

11 months ago
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RE: Evola on Crowley

This is an interesting point: most discussions of Evola seems to be concerned with his political output. I have read all political works of the man av...

1 year ago
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RE: Black and Red Ink on Papyrus

The use of blood as red ink is interesting, and possibly correct. However, wouldn't this ink turn brown upon drying? A further point is that the use...

2 years ago
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RE: The Typhonian Trilogies - reprints

Thank you for the good news, Michael. One question: Will the pagination be the same as the first edition? Markus

2 years ago
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RE: Hegel and Thelema

Thank you very much, empiricus! That is exactly the text I was referring to. Whether AC was consulting the "greater" or "lesser" Logic does not matt...

2 years ago
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RE: Hegel and Thelema

Though it is quite possible to be both a Thelemite and a Hegelian, and though it is possible to use Hegel to elucidate some difficulties and ideas of ...

2 years ago
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RE: Tetragrammaton attributions - origins?

The works of Kircher are currently being reprinted and published by Olms. The website of the publisher is in German, the works of Kircher are in Latin...

2 years ago
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RE: Book 4: original cover

Thank you, Behemoth - my thinking exactly. 444 would, of course have been Ypsilon, My, Delta. I find it difficult to believe that Crowley would make s...

2 years ago
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RE: Liber 31 by Achad

Parzival is the original spelling as used by Wolfram von Eschenbach in the epic of the same name (Wagner's Primary source). Wagner had read somewhere ...

2 years ago
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RE: Dealing with the big contradiction in AL

Close enough! "Contradiction is the rule of truth, non-contradiction that of falsehood." As first of Hegel's habilitation theses, the most important. ...

2 years ago
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RE: Dealing with the big contradiction in AL

"Contradictio est regula veri, non contradictio falsi." G. W. F. Hegel, First Habilitation Thesis.

2 years ago
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RE: The Collected Works of Frater Achad - forthcoming

Thank you for the good news, Michael. I look forward to the publications! Markus

2 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Music

Since I am unable to find the "search" function, I would like to know what the view (of members of this forum) is on the music of John Zorn? Markus

3 years ago
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RE: Liber 440: The Book of Perfection

It is my feeling that Liber 440 is a true Revelation and that Beck successfully tapped into the Current known as 93. The energy - if you so will - of ...

3 years ago
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RE: Kanchenjunga Material

This pertains to K2 Danke Lutz für das interessante Material! Two points of notice for this thread: a) the account by Jules-Jacques Jacot-Guillarmod...

4 years ago
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RE: New Crowley Books -- When?

Nice to know that you're missing me, Chris! On a more serious note, I do understand that problems can arise when attempting to release new books. But,...

5 years ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley's chart

Gregorius' take on AC's horoscope: Text Maarkus

5 years ago
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RE: Alan Moore's Library

A lovely tidbit, Paul. Anyone know, or remember where AC states Aleister Crowley once stated that the most important grimoire, or book of magical ...

6 years ago
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RE: MYTH HUNTERS : THE SEARCH FOR THE BOOK OF SPELLS AKA BOOK OF THOTH

Season 1, episode 8 - hardly a coincidence, considering that AC published Book T in season 1, episode 8 of The Equinox! Markus

6 years ago
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RE: Hanns Heinz Ewers

I was kindly sent the exact citation of the very diary entrance which let Churton assume Crowley had read Fundvogel. AC's wording does not necessarily...

6 years ago
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RE: Hanns Heinz Ewers

I'd very much like to know whether Ewers' novel Fundvogel had been translated into English by 1930? If so, would it have been available in Berlin, or ...

6 years ago
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RE: top 7 authors

1) G. W. F. Hegel - for the depth and methodology of his thought. 2) J. W. Goethe - a true polymath: novels, dramas, poems, paleontology, etc. 3) J....

6 years ago
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RE: The poem thread

The following may not be intelligible to all, but as it's never been done before, here goes: This is Crowley's poem "The Eyes of Pharaoh" in German tr...

7 years ago
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RE: User registration / Spam issues

I too got this "spam" mail. However, having read Dr. Kaczynski's most recent book, I figured that this cannot be a coincedence and that the contents o...

7 years ago
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RE: For Sale: Saturn Gnosis complete set of the original edition

The set is indeed beautiful and of superb quality. The price, however, is too dear. In Germany you will typically pay €1500, i.e. GBP ~1000 for the co...

7 years ago
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RE: The Billionth Monkey by Richard Kaczynski

I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It is both intelligent and witty, as well as very funny. Hopefully Kaczynski will write more fiction books - he's obv...

7 years ago
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RE: DATELINE 1902: FIRST ATTEMPT TO CLIMB K2 BY ALEISTER CROWLEY

An excellent summary of the K2 expedition. Cheers, Paul.Markus

7 years ago
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RE: Latest upgrades on LAShTAL

No worries, eol! And by the way, thanks for the great work you're doing on this site!Markus

7 years ago
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RE: Latest upgrades on LAShTAL

Ah, is that why "Lashtal.com/portal" shows a blank page instead of the homepage?Markus

7 years ago
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RE: Did Crowley ever see Wagner's Parsifal performed?

1) The spelling Thor is pre spelling reform of 1902. Most texts floating about in AC's day would still have had this spelling, though post 1902 it is ...

7 years ago
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RE: Clock Watching

It is 21.31 CET.Markus

7 years ago
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RE: The Secret Rituals of the A.'.A.'.

"Jean Dieu" wrote: Again, it is the A.'.A.'. rituals as written down by AC (secret words, passwords etc. vary from lineage to lineage, and ...

7 years ago
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RE: Fortean Fallacies

I once made available an English translation of Grau's Liber I - The Book of the Zero-Hour on Lashtal, though I cannot find it in the Downloads sectio...

7 years ago
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RE: And One Guinea is exactly ...?

While we're at it, tickets to the Rites of Eleusis cost 5 Guineas, i.e. 5 Pounds and 5 Shillings. In his biography on AC, Kaszinski calculates this as...

7 years ago
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RE: Liber Arcanorum & Liber Carcerorum

William, Gregorius did not speak English, except for a couple of standard phrases (very well, goodbye, how do you do, etc.). Schikowski put his name o...

7 years ago
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RE: Liber Arcanorum & Liber Carcerorum

It is translated in Aleister Crowley's Magische Rituale, Berlin 1980.

8 years ago
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RE: Liber Arcanorum & Liber Carcerorum

Does anybody know whether Liber 231 was ever translated into German? The German edition of the "Holy Books" does not contain it.CheersMarkus

8 years ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley in Nazi Germany - Tobias Churton Interview Audio

"christibrany" wrote: Marcus did Mr Churton really say that in the interview :s ? I liked the Beast in Berlin and he never said anything so...

8 years ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley in Nazi Germany - Tobias Churton Interview Audio

I never realised the Weimar Republic was ruled by the National Socialists.Markus

8 years ago
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RE: A Most Sacred Greeting

In his novel The Fish, Crowley refers to Christianity as "leprosy of the heart". Brilliant! But the question remains why he invoked the deity of Chris...

8 years ago
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RE: Breaking Down the Temple Door: by Dr Richard Kaczynski

The Tree of Life as a London tube map: brilliant!Markus

8 years ago
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RE: AC and the Stele of Revealing

Lutz, is AC really all that youthful in the photo? His physique seems rather effeminate (breasts, belly), which lets me believe he was a little chubby...

8 years ago
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RE: Fraternitas Saturni - The Early Years

"christibrany" wrote: Looks super awesome. But the price is crazy. Or speaking in a nicer tone, for that price they should show us the insi...

8 years ago
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