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Aleister Crowley’s a Leftist? Politics straight from the Beast

Aleister Crowley's a Leftist? Politics straight from the Beast

by Frater Oz

After the accusation that people like me “persistently interpret his (Crowley’s) words to mean the opposite of what he says,” I wanted to NOT re-write some things and put that accusation into perspective for the “Stamp and Trample” crowd, who seem to me to try do the very thing I feel like that post accused us of.

These are Crowley’s ACTUAL words, as contrasted with some of the views commonly espoused by the Right.


Right-wing: “People working at McDonald’s don’t deserve a living wage”

Aleister Crowley: “… the minimum wage shall be such as is required for decent comfort, with a surplus for amusements & investments.”


Right-wing: “Healthcare is NOT a right!”

Aleister Crowley: “With regard to Liber 77 [Liber OZ], please note that, except in quotations, no word has more than one syllable. I think the right to trade and the right to medical assistance is already implied.”


Right-wing: “I don’t have to be tolerant of anyone, Social Justice Warriors it’s for snowflakes!”

Aleister Crowley: “It is to be noted that wherever team-work is necessary social tolerance is an essential.”

Aleister Crowley: “We are to do what we Will, and leave others to do what they Will. We are infinitely tolerant, save of intolerance.”


Right-wing: “Trans people and Gays are like child molesters. They should not have the same rights as everyone else! It goes against nature!”

Aleister Crowley: “The Beast 666 ordains by His authority that every man, and every woman, and every intermediately-sexed individual, shall be absolutely free to interpret and communicate Self by means of any sexual practices soever, whether direct or indirect, rational or symbolic, physiologically, legally, ethically, or religiously approved or no, provided only that all parties to any act are fully aware of all implications and responsibilities thereof, and heartily agree thereto.”


Right-wing: “This SJW shit is out of hand! Social Justice is for cucks. I am just out here for myself and my family. Not my problem.”

Aleister Crowley: “We have to fight for Freedom against oppressors, religious, social, or industrial; and we are utterly opposed to compromise. Every fight is to be a fight to the finish; each one of us for himself, to do his own will; and all of us for all, to establish the Law of Liberty… Let every man bear arms, swift to resent oppression, generous and ardent to draw sword in any cause, if justice or freedom summon him! “


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4 thoughts on “Aleister Crowley’s a Leftist? Politics straight from the Beast

  1. Hello Brother,

    Do what whou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

    Can you give us reference to those quotes?

    Love is the law, lover under will.

  2. Please footnote the sources for each of these quotes, Frater. Inquiring minds are going to want to track them down.

  3. I am 61 years old and I am aware of Crowley and his works for 42/43 years . I think there is hardly anyone else that is so misunderstood as AC. From the first pages and books I read I felt the “tongue in cheek” attitude of AC and took that in consideration with all his works. And that gave me an understanding of what he really meant …

  4. This is low effort and click-bait. Crowley was neither a leftist nor a righty, and people trying to pin him within today’s ridiculous bipartisan politics are either being disingenuous or stupid. Why don’t you also post the equally (if not more) numerous quotes of him expressing aristocratic and elitist views that make most conservatives these days look like bleeding heart hippies? Oh, because you are pedaling an agenda/trying to get views, that’s right.

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