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A Revelation

Agnes replied to Pamela’s inquiry, “First and foremost, allow me to state that his ostensible determination was merely superficial. As peculiar as it may sound, I believe that Crowley was genuinely unaware of his own authentic will and spent his entire life chasing a mirage. He was a man of exceptional abilities, often exhibiting brilliance and occasional genius, but he squandered his potential in a juvenile rebellion against authority and a rationalization of every impulse of his insatiable ego. Crowley’s life is replete with misfortunes, but this may be the most lamentable of them all. Yet, he has somehow eclipsed time itself. read more

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The Cloud of Unknowing in Light of the Unborn

Of all the texts of genuine Mysticism no other work has been translated as numerous times than the Anonymous, The Cloud of Unknowing. IT was written by a 14th century Western Mystic and even unto this day his true identity is unknown. The vast majority of speculation states that he is a contemplative monk of some religious order but which one is highly debatable. I’ve always considered him as a Carthusian monk and the following translator concurs with this assessment: read more

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