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  1. An end to the intellect?

    When I say that I don't want to act on personal desire I mean a desire that will only garner my want without a return of the need of the individual I interact with. Its hard to escape doing things out of desire, for everything is motivated by a want based on desires or needs. Im still ironing our how this part works, at what point I can get my desire without using black magick. I don't want to use sorcery, for love is a gift and at the worst it should be a trade off, one that is willfully granted and not coerced from the hands of the lover. Finding the way to do this properly seems like an impossible ideal, for in all things there is an initiation and an expectation, and sorcery is such a part of human interaction. It almost makes more sense to just be powerful and seduce to get my desire without regards to what the other gets from it.
  2. An end to the intellect?

    Yes this is why I have declared in my East to West thread that I have discovered the Law of Kindness, for there are two people involved in making Law correct: me and you. If I make a Law according to anything but kindness, it becomes about my want and Will, which is self motivated by my Ego wanting something from another person and asserting my Will onto them, which is sorcery and Black Magick. You say that LHP isn't lawless, that it is aware- it is aware of the want of the individual and not a Law that both can agree is Good. There is no escape from being submissive according to a Law that is Good for both me and you, unless you iron out the bars you will set when kindness is not returned. By making my Will to be kind, I am not asserting my Will for personal desire, and am honoring the other person as a living embodiment of Deity as I am. However, if that person does not partake in that Will of kindness, then I have to protect my interests lest I become their slave. I chose the Law of Kindness because it is the proper step forward in a society where two individuals come together and raise children (yes, sometimes just one). Obviously children will be lawless until they find a reason to be lawful, but in the rearing of that child we can either be tolerant and Wise and kind in our instruction and illustration of why Law is Good, or we can be unkind and cruel in our punishing and cause harm to their development to be kind people. This applies also to adults, who naturally expect kindness and are offended when it isn't offered. This system I have designed isn't an absolute, not all people are offended when kindness is lacking, and these people can still be considered lawful from a "my rights, your rights" point of view, it depends on what kind of relationship I want to have with that individual. I don't think we ever reach perfect Will, for there is always some new scenario to engage in that causes us to consider and choose paths of action. Anything less than considerate gentleness with calm Wisdom is going to bring my Will into conflict with yours, and there will be no understanding and shared enlightenment, just me oppressing you with my Will and want, which isn't an objective Law, it is a Law of the Self, which is a manifestation of what I would call the LHP, which isn't necessarily bad for the LHP magician unless I oppose that Will.
  3. An end to the intellect?

    As far as conceiving and defining thought forms to control on the Astral Plane, I never had the chance to do that, as I was simply tossed into the Abyss and it was fight or flight. Every time I tried to do such a thing I was beaten and devoured.
  4. An end to the intellect?

    Also I don't recall saying Im a Christian or anything much of anything with a name. Ill give you this much, I do speculate on the essential kernel that motivates named religions. For instance I went a little far when I said that the Law of JHVH is kindness, I really don't know because Ive never had that conversation with anyone named JHVH and I don't know any "Jews", though I have read that they revere the virtue. This weekend I realized that there are many Laws, and many prophets, and you will obviously need to pick the one you follow, this is just the most sensible Law I discovered, one that, if applied, would change the case of our existence, but obviously with people like Crowley running around, it wont. Im fine with Crowley- he sees things as what they are, and that is his whole premise, I believe- that everything is because it is, and everything under the Sun is perfectly what it should be, unless you hesitate, which is why I say this sounds more anti intellectual than not. Im not saying Crowley and Thelema worship a God named Satan, but from the vantage of a Judeo based religion, they probably would, and so I use that name, because it fits. I also use Satan because I have my own definition of the God, and it fits my definition, as I, and most of the Western World, have been exposed to, and are constantly interacting with, Christians. As far as my experiences, believe what you want.
  5. An end to the intellect?

    line 27 chapter 2 the book of the law: There is great danger in me; for who doth not understand these runes shall make a great miss. He shall fall down into the pit called Because, and there he shall perish with the dogs of Reason. line 32 chapter 2 the book of the law: Also reason is a lie; for there is a factor infinite & unknown; & all their words are skew-wise.
  6. I have contacted deities and entities in the astral though I have not acted as a Deity myself. I don't practice envisioning as per GD method though.
  7. From East to West

    The first observation of a good Adept is Chaos, for it is the result of Chaos that is suffering. Therefore let it be considered that what the Adept wants is Order. Life without suffering is like the natural flow of a stream unabated, but human beings don't want to just be a stream, they want to be the boat on the stream, for some of us are not desiring to be blind fish that follow, we want to control our own course. Black Magick is often considered to be when someone manipulates my Will to do theirs, and so White Magick is not that. Kant says that enlightened folk do not see each other as a means to an end. In both of these statements there are other things to consider, for we are not born knowing, or able to lead and teach, therefore we must submit to the Wise and listen on their method of making life a stream, where eventually we can paddle our own canoe together with the rest of society. There is another problem with what I mentioned; we must to some degree see one another as a means to an end, the end being the flow of the stream. I can stand in my confidence and be an individual that interacts with other individuals, but in all coming together there is usually some objective to experience together. Therefore we will always have to witness to the utility aspect of our joining in action and community. Obviously at the far end of manipulation in ways that would deter me from my health, there is, in my eyes, Evil intention, and so one must be aware of ones goals, and the general good of society. The Law of Satan is freedom. It is sensual and emotional, and in this method of action without reason and Law, it can cause Chaos, Chaos being that which disturbs the flow of the stream. However, Nature is not always a perfectly flowing stream, and Chaos is a necessary part of life, for it contributes to innovation, though how much of this we need is uncertain, for certainly we want that perfect flowing stream. In matters of innovation, one of the ways to navigate a positive result of Chaos is to consider what needs to be innovated, and this can be found by examining the needs of the community and the needs and wants of the self. The self has its own desires, and these do not always contribute to the better of the community, and so when the Adept makes their way towards attaining their want, they may cause Chaos if it is not in line with the Laws of the land, and the Law of kindness especially. Therefore let the artists and innovators pay attention to the common needs of human life for all, and all will benefit from them- this is how we avoid Black Magick, and reduce looking at one another as a means to an end that satisfy our desires.
  8. From East to West

    Im not confused
  9. From East to West

    It is if it means you stand against me or cause me confusion.
  10. From East to West

    This sounds pretty accurate to me. What do you think?
  11. From East to West

    First of all, there is no mistaken viewpoint. Second, I don't think anyone seems to have a problem with me posting my musings on one thread. If it is a problem then please move this to the personal practice section. I feel that I have responded to people that engage me, and its their right not to bother as it is mine not to take notice, if that is indeed the case. It feels like you are attacking me for some reason, I wonder what the beef is with you? As far as advertising myself, yes, I am offering myself up for conversation. What brings you here?
  12. From East to West

    Follow me on facebook if you like @ Markus Malarkus
  13. From East to West

    What I just wrote is the Law of Kindness. It is the Law of Kether, and in the Tree of Life, it is the Law of JHVH. Do What Thou Wilt is the Law of Satan, and it begins in the lowest aspect of the Tree. There are three tiers of ascension in my Tree: When you reach Gevurah you realize power, and Love, and as you go about using your power for what you Love, you might make mistakes according to the Law of Kindness. When you climb the Tree you reach contact with the Divine, and they employ punishment and you require Mercy. When you have purged yourself with fire and named the Law of Kindness, Gevurah becomes Strength and Chesed becomes Kindness- as Above so Below.
  14. From East to West

    Humility and kindness is a path, and for those who tread it, the idea that it has great power is recognized. It has power because this is the ideal, and it garners respect and admiration. Some people use these things as a method of getting within a group to take control, or to manipulate their acquaintance, friend, or companion. Sometimes the adept isn't fully cognizant of their method, and make mistakes. Both of these actions cause harm in the trust of others whom beheld someone to admire and found fault, becoming skeptical of kindness and altruism. This turns them sour, and they can become mischievous and malicious, often mocking sincerity- which can lead to cynicism and skepticism, creating more doubt, and soon all sincerity is lost, as is the genuine appreciation of the sincere. These are the obstacles those on the path face. The truth is there is no temptation to abuse power; I am kind because I have been treated kindly, not because I want something from you. All else leads to darkness.
  15. What are you listening to?

    Im fond of Boys for Pele lately, by Tori Amos