Thelemic Values: A New Aeon of Morality

Thelemic Values: A New Aeon Of Morality

by IAO131 Ye olde morality Nearly every human alive has heard of the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai - the ten "thou shalt not"s. This system of ethics as set forth literally in stone by God and delivered through Moses is practically the perfect symbol of what I

Thelema is not a particular political ideology

Thelema is not a particular political ideology

by Ash93 Thelema is neither liberal nor conservative. In fact, to reduce Thelema to any political ideology is both to demean it and to fundamentally misunderstand it. And yet, much of the turmoil within the Thelemic community and within OTO in particular is grounded on this very thing, to the detriment

Can a Thelemite be a Liberal?

Can a Thelemite be a Liberal?

by Lon Milo DuQuette Excerpt from Ask Baba Lon: Answers to Questions of Life and Magick By Lon Milo DuQuette New Falcon Publications, 2011 Dear Baba Lon: I have been studying books on the “western esoteric tradition” for a couple of years, and have developed a particular appreciation for Aleister Crowley’s works and

A Brief Summary of Thelemic Philosophy

A Brief Summary of Thelemic Philosophy

by Ash93 The essential metaphysics of Thelema 1. There is a Universal Will, which can be conceptualized as the fundamental drive to manifest Existence from moment to moment within the scope of Natural Laws. 2. The universe is comprised of seemingly discrete objects, each of which plays its part in the manifestation of

The Revival of Tolerance

The Revival of Tolerance

by Ash93 "Have respect also to the Will of thy Fellow, not hindering him in his way save as he may overly jostle thee in thine. For by the Practice of this Tolerance thou shalt come sooner to the Understanding of this Equality of all Things in Our Lady Nuit,

Christmas after the Apocalypse: On Cultural Continuity in Thelemic Communities

Christmas after the Apocalypse: On Cultural Continuity in Thelemic Communities

by Frater Enatheleme “… the religion which makes England to-day a hell for any man who cares at all for freedom. That religion they call Christianity; the devil they honour they call God. I accept these definitions, as a poet must do, if he is to be at all intelligible to

On Thelemic Orthodoxy

On Thelemic Orthodoxy

by Rodney Orpheus Author’s note: this essay assumes a rudimentary familiarity with Thelemic literature and terminology. As such it is not intended for a general audience but for those who have some small experience in Thelemic magick, or who have been initiated into a Thelemic magical Order, even at a basic

Babalon for Sale: Notes on the Divine Economy

Babalon for Sale: Notes on the Divine Economy

by Sister Georgia “The Star represents Nuit, the starry heavens. ‘I am Infinite Space, and the Infinite Stars thereof.’ She is represented with two vases, one pouring water, a symbol of light, upon herself, the other upon the earth. This is a glyph of the economy of the Universe. It continually

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