Category: imperialism

[NB: Fortune, Otherworlds, The Dead]

“this great idea fructifies within him so vigorously that he is compelled to colonise mentally, as a vigorous nation colonises physically.” –Dion Fortune, The Training and Work of an Initiate (28, emphasis mine) Empire, colonial Otherworlds, and self-possession, I guess. Occasionally I try to come at Fortune again, but there’s something rather–well, English about her. I wonder […] … Continue reading…[NB: Fortune, Otherworlds, The Dead]

The Disembody

This post is about embodiment and about my sense that the Otherworlds and other spiritual realities and levels out there are also embodied in some way. To get at this conjecture, I want to begin by gesturing very broadly at transcendentalism and many of its biases and the political associations those kinds of systems often […] … Continue reading…The Disembody

Body, Fetch, Talker, God Soul, and: Part 4: More about Talker

In Magick Without Tears, Crowley advises to begin memorizing the Qabala while also internalizing and applying it to one’s daily life: There is no better way of training the memory than the practice of the Holy Qabalah. The whole mechanism of memory depends on joining up independent data. You must go on adding a little […] … Continue reading…Body, Fetch, Talker, God Soul, and: Part 4: More about Talker