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    The legend of Aleister Crowley, as it can be called nothing less than that, began on October 12, 1875 (Booth 4). Born to a family which belonged to a rather strict form of Christianity known as The Plymouth Brethren, young Crowley had limited access to ideas which varied from the church’s doctrine as well as books outside of the Bible. This limited access forced him to focus on the biblical stories leading to a mind fed on stories of false prophets, the beast and the number 666, “Crowley’s character was starting to form in ways others might regard, especially today, and unhealthily biased and narrow.” (Booth 11). His father, Edward Crowley, whom he respected and admired, died March 5, 1887 from cancer of the tongue after receiving electro-homeopathy…

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    Ya Bahai Prayer

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    both the speaker and the audience to achieve a desired result. Ceremonies are usually performed in a sequestered place. Ceremonial magic is often synonymous with ritual magic. It draws from the Hermetic Kabbalah, and Enochian magic. The source is the same. It is a system based on the invocation and commanding of various spirits. Dr. John Dee and Edward Kelley claimed in 16th-century writings, that they received information via the so-called Enochian language, from various angels. Kelley was a…

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    Black Magic Short Story

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    Lilly Stepped in the classroom. All students were looking at her awkwardly. She sat on the first chair beside a girl because she was only one who offered her seat. She was wearing spectacle and reading her notes. Some other students were babbling about Lilly and making fun of her. She inclined her eyes and trying to ignore them. “Hi! I am Jennifer” said that Girl “and Whats your name?” “I am Lilly, I am a new student here.” said Lilly. “Good Morning Class, Please sit down on your chairs” said…

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    Torr Neverwhon Analysis

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    Movie Night at Torr Neverwhon It was movie night in Dr. Aeon's tower sanctum of Torr Neverwhon, or, more accurately, it was Sturdiman Serial night. Sunset Aeon had long since finished her housekeeping chores; simple specialized magical cantrips long-since perfected for mundane tasks. Her Sanctum was neat as a pin, she had available ample refreshments such as popcorn and adult beverages. Most importantly, her magical Sturdiman Movie Maker simulacrum had finished generating tonight's exciting…

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    In William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the main character, Prospero, uses magic throughout the play to fulfill his plans for revenge and regain the power of his dukedom. His magic is seen in his control of Ariel and Caliban, as well as his ability to create a storm at sea that causes King Alonso’s ship to crash. However, by the end of the play, Prospero has decided to give up his magic, now being fulfilled with the power of his returned dukedom. In 5.1, Prospero delivers a soliloquy discussing…

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    Baphomet Research Paper

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    Conversely, Kenneth Grant, the leader of its major dominant occult/Masonic institute in the world (the Ordo Templi Orientis-Order of Eastern Templar), distinctly states that Baphomet actually means Bapho-Mitras-son of Mithras; which existed as the bull-god (Bull = Baal?), a pagan god in the OT. Evidently, the British’s occultists, Aleister, known as “The Beast” Crowley, displayed the sea-goat on his personal seal and also wrote a hymn in adoration of the goat god, Pan; the seal suggests the…

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    The Afro-Wicca Culture

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    The Cuban people were frightened and in opposition to the overt sexuality and open practice thereof which existed in this sect of people. The controversy against its religious proponents caused leaders to speak out in the Wicca community and justify their action, through his own words Crowley claimed that sexual power was divine in nature and that an individual’s soul opened up to cosmic powers and divine blessings the most during sexual orgasm and then allowed them to manifest whatever they so…

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    Ancient Wicca Religion

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    on nature worship. The nature worship came from the practice of the Celtic clans of Western Europe and the indigenous people of the British Isles. Ancient Wicca originated among the Celtics and other people who lived in the area of what is now a day’s Great Britain. It was theses Pagans that oriented nature worship systems that was passed down throughout history and were practiced in silence. The origins of the modern Wicca or of the 20th century can be traced back to a retired British Civil…

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    traits which come together in new reincarnations. Others believe reincarnations only occur within a tribe, race, or family. This is Odinism. Another view is that there is a resting period between reincarnations, where the soul rests in a state of bliss in the astral plane called Summerland before it passes into the next reincarnation. Many occultists have attempted to retrace their past lives or reincarnations by dream analysis, meditation, or occasionally hypnotic regression. The witch Sybil…

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    the Beatles. In 1974, Led Zeppelin established their own record label, which they named Swan Song. The debut release of that label, Graffiti, reached number one in 1975 and was the band's first double album set. Graffiti sold a jaw-dropping 4,000,000 copies. By 1975, they had become the most popular rock and roll group in the world ("Led Zeppelin Biography."). On August 4th, 1975, Plant and his family were seriously injured in a car crash while vacationing in Greece. This led the band to tour…

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