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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

Absolutely. Unfortunately he did not succeed as far as we know now. Surely it is something the Left and Right can agree upon. Money Lords of course wo...

5 days ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

OT? That's hilarious. You sure have a lot of faith in Thelemic magicians. Maybe it would be "bourgeoise individualism in the eyes of those who want ...

6 days ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

This is not semantics. GuruGeorge told you so. Marxism is a political, scientific and philosophic theory that has absolutely nothing to do with your c...

6 days ago
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RE: The Cipher of AL 2:76 and Geometry

Hm: the diameter of the Earth at the equator is about 43 kilometers (27 mi) larger than the pole-to-pole diameter. As a result, the latest meas...

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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

Sorry for the double post but I forgot a PS. I know you pretend to play Devil's advocate here but I also think you don't. Two answers: 1. China 2. Wha...

6 days ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

Talking about reading comprehension, I never said that this is what you think, but you twice said, yes, sait what the left Utopians think. And I even ...

6 days ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

Why not provide some evidence for that leftist thinking of "all problems solved once dem rich people are smashed" and then Utopia is here, David? Are ...

7 days ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

There you got it, THE perfect example of binary thinking. Just to even assume that folks on this board (or anywhere) are stupid enough to think "dem e...

7 days ago
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RE: Melchizedek

I would say - though I don't know exactly - yes, it started with Crowley. Apart from the idea of aeons, see Age of Aquarius. IIrc at first he stated t...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

No. There are a lot of senteces only addressed to "the Prophet", and most sentences are addressed to one person - you - only. I named two exceptions, ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

Thanks, I will use that answer for all upcoming "political" shit from you. Or to anything that has "Bill Clinton Conspiracy" in it. On the other h...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

By the way, you don't have to explain that, because in the end EVERYTHING relates to the Liber L maxim, and, funnily, EVERYTHING relates to politics a...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

You're sweet. Have fun! After re-reading some pages (all is too much) I conclude that my definition "Black Lodge is just a label to make the (allege...

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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

See Bill Clinton's NAFTA conspiracy and Obama's TARP bail out and neglect of those that the banks made homeless. That's how you restarted this thr...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Examples of the black lodge?

Let's revisit: See Bill Clinton's NAFTA conspiracy and Obama's TARP bail out and neglect of those that the banks made homeless. You call that ...

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RE: Freedom is a Two-Edged Sword and Other Essays Oriflamme 1 Jack Parsons

Book prices! What a joy. This is a cheap paperback (I still have two of them) and though the price sounds ridiculuos, it probably actually reflects wh...

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

I'm on Skiathos, Greece, with my daughter. Doing that for years. Amazing island.

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

Uh oh, mysterious, mysterious. Look, I am on holidays and simply have better things to do. I took a few moments to comment on RAW, mainly because he m...

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

Surely I do and surely I do know the meaning of "interchangable". Let this thread - which is only about "RAW on Aothority and Liberty" in the headline...

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

As I said, I know what Hagbard meant with his words - though I don't think it happened the way you simplify it here. Some "boss" suddenly appeared out...

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

No need to accept that or even think about that. I was talking about "interchangable". That word has a clear meaning I think. And since the "1944 gove...

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

I have never read "Atlas Shrugged" (should I?) but the allusions seem pretty obvious. I was talking about those many "is'ms" (what things ARE) in the ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

"Sadly" I don't know, I haven't come around to read his latest book. It sure sounded at one time like some technological means, but no, I do not know.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Is there a place for Marxism in Thelema?

Do not forget the Horus Toy™!

4 weeks ago
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RE: RAW on Authority and Liberty

Well, even RAW could write BS, or was it Shea? Or is it just the fictional Hagbard talking there?

1 month ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

That is maybe bacause he presents his findings (which I can't follow all of them) not as THE FINAL ANSWERS but as puzzlepieces and personal solutions ...

1 month ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

If Rabelais ever had written that he was the best French writer ever I would have found it as hilarious as Crowley's claims. But if an article on Ccro...

1 month ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

Can you provide a source? Dr. Sugrue is quite popular, but I don't have the time to watch or read all of his stuff, and Liber L is not tagged.

1 month ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

Who are these "some"? I mean, apart from the "beyond", these quotes do not have very much in common.

1 month ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

Maybe it is just me, but I think I am not totally wrong in saying that anything that begins with (or contains) "François Rabelais is, without exaggera...

1 month ago
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RE: Testing image control

Ah, well, I am originally content to see what sould be seen, but both of your images appear as 214x299 to me. Meaning when I copy them that is the siz...

2 months ago
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RE: Testing image control

I have seen everything anyone posted so far. But I can't seem to get my avatar online and I can't seem to copy pictures (for measuring). So, Michael, ...

2 months ago
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RE: Testing image control

So it would be nice to know, Michael, if you resized the original image or let the code do the work.

2 months ago
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RE: Testing image control

Looks like on my site. What does not work? The resizing? Or it doesn't show at all?

2 months ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

You don't need to read everything symbolically. In this case, Liber L gives feasible examples for "The word of Sin is Restriction." It addresses a man...

2 months ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

I shall show you once invited on your chosen island that you have dung about with enginery of war and show me the war-engine you were given.

2 months ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

Maybe the biggest parallel between AC and FN. Both were brilliant with ... well ... issues. Contrary to the prophet FN theorized about Dionysian witho...

2 months ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

Ah, those. Yes. But since I think that Liber L is everything else but a manual for the masses/politics/society/etc., I don't think it is about Might i...

2 months ago
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RE: Justice and injustice in Thelema

Is there anything in Thelema (let's rephrase that to Libel L) which could give anyone this impression?

2 months ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

@gurugeorge I don't think these quotes match, but of course you are free to think it. And of course Nietzsche never mentions this anywhere else. He wa...

2 months ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

Do you have any source for that claim? I simply cannot find anything like that. Thanks in advance.

2 months ago
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RE: Friedrich Nietzsche and Aleister Crowley

"They then tried to pass off their own achievements —which can be seen to be inferior by any person with eyes—as somehow superior." I'll argue that ...

2 months ago
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RE: Moral Nihilism in Thelema

Who else, of course? The Nazis, the McCarthys, the FDA (i.e. those guys who banned and burnt his books) - classic uppermiddle class left spectrum. Whi...

3 months ago
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RE: 3 letter abbreviation for ALEISTER

Yeah, LSD for Aleister is stupid. Why mix brands? Personally I think AC is perfect. Why not 666? or EAC (Edward Alexander Crowley)?

4 months ago
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RE: Why History?

If I would know everything I ever read by heart I wouldn't have asked. Thanks. Still don't see how this anecdotal personal tidbit by AC written years ...

4 months ago
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RE: Why History?

@herupakraath This is the "History" thread. This is not about hallucinations, it is about HIS TO RY. You care to answer my question? You care to answe...

4 months ago
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RE: Why History?

You just point out the mentioning of the name Krishna, you will find numerous online resources that date Krishna's "Date of Birth : 18th July, 3,228 B...

4 months ago
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RE: Why History?

Sure. One of my all-time favourite AC quotes remains: “I was in the death struggle with self: God and Satan fought for my soul those three long hours....

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RE: Why History?

Agreed. Thelema is not above some of the same criticisms, such as Aleister Crowley's belief that Aiwass is Satan, and that his worship is part of ...

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

Thanks @kidneyhawk for this review. The book will not climb higher on my reading list but when I come to it I hope I can be as open minded as you were...

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