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RE: THE CUBE OF SPACE

I don't think Crowley or anyone before Paul Foster Case ever mentioned or even knew about this particular construct as we see it now. The information ...

8 years ago
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RE: The Crowley "Joke"

Yeah, that too. The whole borderline paranoia rubs me a little the wrong way where anyone who comes along that has an "alternative perception" that ma...

8 years ago
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RE: The Crowley "Joke"

I touched "something" with him. My main issue overall was really how he seems to be misrepresenting others' ideas in order to make his case.

8 years ago
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RE: Is spontaneus enlightenment "unthelemic" and impossible within the "new aeon"?

"Tao" wrote: "Los" wrote: .None of what I've said above is remotely difficult to grasp, nor should any of it even be controver...

9 years ago
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RE: Is spontaneus enlightenment "unthelemic" and impossible within the "new aeon"?

The use of the term "true will" is probably avoided in psychological circles either out of ignorance or perhaps because, stated in that fashion, it is...

9 years ago
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RE: Is spontaneus enlightenment "unthelemic" and impossible within the "new aeon"?

"ignant666" wrote: Certainly the concept is unique to AC, and nowhere to be found in the psychological literature. You can't be serious....

9 years ago
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RE: Is spontaneus enlightenment "unthelemic" and impossible within the "new aeon"?

My answer to the basic question is yes, one can spontaneously realize their True Will. It does not always require deliberate effort. Some individuals ...

9 years ago
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RE: Is spontaneus enlightenment "unthelemic" and impossible within the "new aeon"?

"Los" wrote: "wellreadwellbred" wrote: do you consider it possible to to discover one's True Will spontaneously, without havin...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

Los, I won't have time until next week to really address what you said but just real quick, where in this discussion did I say anything about aliens c...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

Let me demonstrate by example what I don't like about how you approach discussing things. I will do what you do from now on. Perhaps you will see how ...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Los" wrote: Uh huh. That's about what I expected from you. I go to the trouble of answering your posts and explaining exactly where you're...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

Sorry Los, wrong approach man. You have just proven to me how worthless it actually "is" to engage further in any discussion with you. You have ruined...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

david, did you deliberately ignore my question to you a few posts back about those "feel-good trance-states"?

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: "NKB" wrote: I find it strange that you would even bother disagreeing with what I said there. So are you trying...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: I disagree as I explained above. I find it strange (and laughable as you might say) that you would even bother disagreein...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

You seem very quick to assume that a point I attempted to make is totally reflective of who I am or what I do in practice. I suggest taming some of th...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: Well, the situation we have is, many mistake the map for the territory. They just have to hang onto that HGA praeter human ...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Tao" wrote: Easy peasy. 8) You would think, right? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ In honor of your name we can make it even more simple for those who can't get th...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: @NKB, what can I say? Pie in the sky philosophy is for the college classroom only imo.Having said that it is a form of self...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Tao" wrote: (beautifully synopsised by NKB above) Thanks for the compliment Tao. I only noticed it after I last posted when I went back...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: Furthermore, challenging common sense evidence based enquiry... Your tendency to jump straight to these kinds of assumpti...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"david" wrote: This false notion that atheism is a belief is pretty common. You don't understand what scepticism is but it was explained c...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

Los, if you don't mind sharing, how do you feel right now?

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Los" wrote: Atheism and materialism are not beliefs, nor are they systems of belief. They are the lack of particular kinds of beliefs. ...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

These couple of lines strike me as a bit ironically funny in a discussion that you started about Thelemic practice: "Los" wrote: Thelema i...

9 years ago
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RE: Books on theosophy

"Samuel Birch" wrote: In terms of contemporary text, are there any of note? I'm guessing Lachman is too... pop? Or what? Another relativ...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Shiva" wrote: Addiction... I agree with that part.;)

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

"Yeheshuah" wrote: You talk too much. The most accurate statement in all 22 pages of this discussion so far. Well stated. The real quest...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelemic Practice

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9 years ago
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RE: Lecture โ€“ Paul Weston Timothy Leary heir to Aleister Crowley

David, I think you might have put too much literal emphasis on the use of the term "heir". We could easily say that all of us on the LAShTAL forums (o...

9 years ago
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RE: Thelema and the Third Reich, book recs?

You actually have a fairly descent start with what you already mentioned but here are a few suggestions to further push it over the edge. I should poi...

9 years ago
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RE: How would anyone recognize a Magister Templi?

Well said Los. You summed up my own thoughts on this nicely.

9 years ago
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RE: Was Crowley a shaman? Are you a shaman?

"david" wrote: Could Crowley have been classed as a shaman? Are you a shaman? I might would classify some of the techniques Crowley's e...

9 years ago
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RE: Sounds Beyond Meaning - Kenneth Grant & His Work

I think you did reply to my last post but thanks for the new update as well.

9 years ago
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RE: AC defining the whole subject of Magick as an example of mythopoeia

"Los" wrote: "NKB" wrote: Yes, you are right. Sorry for being so ignorant in my approach. That's alright. We can't all be pe...

9 years ago
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RE: AC defining the whole subject of Magick as an example of mythopoeia

"Los" wrote: "NKB" wrote: nor do I care about anything being "true" or not. Sure, you do. If a mechanic tells you that there...

9 years ago
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RE: AC defining the whole subject of Magick as an example of mythopoeia

I personally don't subscribe to that Aristotelian-like position you're advocating there nor do I care about anything being "true" or not. And atheism,...

9 years ago
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RE: AC defining the whole subject of Magick as an example of mythopoeia

"Los" wrote: "gurugeorge" wrote: if such things happened, they would be unusual, but not supernatural.Whether or not such thin...

9 years ago
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RE: Sounds Beyond Meaning - Kenneth Grant & His Work

Do you have a clear estimate for time of shipping for the deluxe edition? Are you still looking at late September?

9 years ago
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RE: Sounds Beyond Meaning - Kenneth Grant & His Work

"Mazus" wrote: I'm interested in checking out the Major Arcana mentioned above but for the life of me can't see a link on the Vos site. Am...

9 years ago
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RE: Sounds Beyond Meaning - Kenneth Grant & His Work

"Ariock" wrote: I picked up one the the deluxe The Fool, and based on it's quality I immediately purchased S.B.M.. Looking forward to it! ...

9 years ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley and the Aeon of Horus 2nd edition now a

"Avalon" wrote: 'Slightly revised' is a term chosen carefully. There are some adjustments but the biggest difference is the cover. I welcom...

10 years ago
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RE: Quote by Crowley - location?

I'm not at home currently so can't check it myself but you might try looking through The Vision & The Voice. I could be wrong but I seem to recall...

10 years ago
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RE: A Few Light-Hearted Words On Clubs & Groups

I've read that before Paul but thanks for taking the time to re-state it. My question was actually meant in jest though... or "light-hearted" if you w...

10 years ago
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RE: A Few Light-Hearted Words On Clubs & Groups

Is the Aleister Crowley Society a Thelemic club or group?

10 years ago
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RE: Anyone read "Nightshades - Jan Fries"

I think the content of the book slightly makes up for its production quality so you may end up liking it. As I said, I am glad I have a copy simply be...

10 years ago
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RE: The Dark Lord H.P. Lovecraft, Kenneth Grant & the Typhonian Tradition...

I've been slowly reading this book for the past week now. I will chime in later with a few remarks, impressions and opinions when I finish it. All I'l...

10 years ago
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RE: Keeping order - Sekhet Bast Ra offers an oasis to people

Oklahoma is pretty much in the south. I live in the St. Louis area of Missouri and it's bad enough here.;)

10 years ago
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RE: Anyone read "Nightshades - Jan Fries"

Sorry, I was in a hurry. ๐Ÿ˜› Was probably thinking of "vulgar" when I was typing it because the quality of Nightshades is just that.

10 years ago
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