On Blindness

The use of science, the method of hypothesis and experiment, is a good way to keep magickians from wigging out. The magickian learns how to alter his subjective universe, but unless he has both training in logic to test his conclusions within and a skeptical attitude to test his results without, he can easily spiral…

The Osirian Satan

We don’t get our individuality from subjectivity; we get it through subjectivity. In other words, we bring a feeling-thought complex to the surface of our being and work on it. We work on it by objective means. If we endure in our working, we change ourselves. It is easy to change our minds, but it…

Satanism is an Existentialism

If man as the existentialist sees him is not definable, it is because to begin with he is nothing. He will not be anything until later, and then he will be what he makes of himself. Thus, there is no human nature, because there is no God to have a conception of it. Man simply…

Creatio Ex Nihilo

If in the beginning there was neither Being nor Non-Being, neither air nor sky, what was there? Who or what oversaw it? What was it when there was no darkness, light, life, or death? We can only say that there was the One, that which breathed of itself deep in the void, that which was…

The Melting Point of Wax

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on…

Same Chains, Different Day

Dante, I think, committed a crude blunder when, with a terror-inspiring ingenuity, he placed above the gateway of his hell the inscription, ‘I too was created by eternal love’- at any rate, there would be more justification for placing above the gateway to the Christian Paradise …the inscription ‘I too was created by eternal hate’……