alternative movements Essay

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Aleister Crowley’s Mystic Beliefs
Dedicating his whole adult life to indulging in everything he believed god would hate Edward Aleister Crowley, was nick named by his mother as “The great beast of revolution whose number is 666.” Aleister Crowley spent his life performing sex magic, taking heroin, opium, hashish, peyote and cocaine, invoking spirits, and even once offering himself to Russian authorities to help destroy authorities. (Conspiracy zone 3) Crowley’s first act of action was to join Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. He also joined the Ordos Temple Orients, in which he practiced sexmagic. Leading to the establishment of the philosophical theory of Thelma, Crowley stated “Do as thou wilt shall be the law”. Known as the wickedest
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Having two different genders in an area where you can practice sexmagic freely leads to not only issues but to the easy spread of diseases.
Thelemes is the philosophy and magick system that was established by Aliester Crowley. The core philosophy of the Thelemic belief system is “Do as thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Love is the law, love under will (Campbell 4 ). Aleister philosophy was one to believe that you have complete control of everything that you do. Thelemes allows people to notice their “true will”. Being in complete control of everything that you do gives people hope and gives them the ability to believe that they are in control of their life. Aleister wanted people to realize that with mental control over their body that they can do a more than what they think and change their future.
In 1903, Crowley married Rose Kelly, and they went to Egypt on their honeymoon. After returning to Cairo in early 1904, Rose (who until this point had shown no interest or familiarity with the occult) began entering trance states and insisting to her husband that the god Horus was trying to contact him. “Crowley took Rose to the Boulak Museum and asked her to point out Horus to him. She passed several well-known images of the god and led Aleister straight to a painted wooden funerary stele from the 26th dynasty, depicting Horus receiving a sacrifice from the deceased, a priest named Ankh-f-n-khonsu. Crowley was especially impressed