The 100th Monkey Press is pleased to announce a new edition of Aleister Crowley’s Cocaine. Aleister Crowley’s essay on cocaine was first published in the October 1917 edition of The International. His examination of cocaine and its role in society is an important document in any serious discussion of the history of recreational drugs.
I have written elsewhere of my respect and admiration for the recently-published thesis by Patrick Everitt on the influence of peyote on the life and work of Aleister Crowley: The Cactus and the Beast: Investigating the role of peyote in the Magick of Aleister Crowley. Thanks to YouTube we can view a
Aleister & Amanitas by Phillip Newman. The English occultist Aleister Crowley was notorious for his penned practical pranks. From discussing sex magick in terms of diabolical child sacrifice to potentially discussing psychedelic drug use under the cloak of sex magick, Crowley was a master of the art of obscurum per
Patrick Everitt, a graduate student of the History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, has posted three papers on the relationship of Aleister Crowley Magical Philosophy and Peyote. You can download them here: https://uva.academia.edu/PatrickEveritt Source: Three Papers on Crowley and Peyote – Zero Equals Two! With