Portal:Aleister Crowley Timeline/On this Day/July/July 2

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  • 1942 - Writes a letter to Lady Frieda Harris from 14 Lassell Gardens, Maidenhead while she was undertaking a Great Magical Retirement and he was unhappy with recent behavior. He writes, "When you formulate an aspiration to the G[reat] W[ork] you are placed under observation; and, if chosen as a likely candidate, come automatically under discipline. Rule No 1 is that any person, thing, or idea that you allow to come before the G.: W.: is removed without anaesthetics ...... Now the whole conception of "sacrifice" is foreign to the system of Thelema. ..."