Category: Thelema

Nyarlathotep, the Devil, and the Unconscious

This is a long one. This article is ultimately about how the Conscious bridges or connects to the Unconscious, how the individual ego connects to the cosmos and the cosmos’s depths but also our own psychological and spiritual depths. In doing so, I’ve woven together several threads to get to where I’m thinking on these topics, so let me walk you through how I get at these ideas in this post. … Continue reading…Nyarlathotep, the Devil, and the Unconscious

Going off the Map

I don’t like the hermetic Tree of Life. Well, I don’t like it for me. I see why people use it. But I don’t like it. And I like titanic World Trees. And you encounter the qabalistic, hermetic, and/or Golden Dawn-derived Tree of Life in hermetica, Thelema, Wicca, and elsewhere. And over the last few months, […] … Continue reading…Going off the Map

Body, Fetch, Talker, God Soul, and: Part 5: Reweaving Talker

Talker as a talker uses language, uses stories, and we use stories to assemble Talker. (Really, Talker assembles Talker from stories.) Some folks like to say Fetch likes symbols, and they mean sigils, visual symbols, things like that—but Talker loves textual symbols, words, stories, and more. Of course, I’m not saying anything peculiar to esotericism. […] … Continue reading…Body, Fetch, Talker, God Soul, and: Part 5: Reweaving Talker

Body, Fetch, Talker, God-Self, and: Part 3: Talker Continued

If Talker mediates our experience of not only ourselves—our identities and our perception of those identities—but also the worlds that we experience, then we should prioritize shaping and weaving Talker to amplify and augment our power-from and our resulting freedom. The psychic censor (or as I’ve come to term it, halthaya, hurur, and mûl-ôl) convinces us […] … Continue reading…Body, Fetch, Talker, God-Self, and: Part 3: Talker Continued