1996: Aleister Crowley and the LAM Statement

© 1996 By Ian Blake Thus far in my articles on the paranormal I have tried to convey an impression of pragmatism and common sense, dealing almost exclusively with the brain, its functions and — more especially — its dysfunctions. My aim has always been to explain various types of phenomena without explaining them away. Magic and the occult have been mentioned on a number of occasions, but only in passing, as a side issue, as it were. In the main I have confined myself to “armchair UFOlogy”, leaving the wider implications (magical, spiritual, etc.) to other, possibly more capable hands. It is a fact however, that one seldom gets very far in these areas without coming across occult doctrine in one form or another, usually updated and translated into “new age” jargon. In this article I intend to examine some of the more esoteric aspects of UFOlogy, hopefully […] Read More


by Aleister Crowley Every intentional act is a Magical Act. Every successful act has conformed to the postulate. Every failure proves that one or more requirements of the postulate have not been fulfilled. The first requisite for causing any change is thorough qualitative and quantitative understanding of the conditions. The second requisite of causing any change is the practical ability to set in right motion the necessary forces. Every man and every woman is a star”. That is to say, every human being is intrinsically an independent individual with his own proper character and proper motion. Every man and every woman has a course, depending partly on the self, and partly on the environment which is natural and necessary for each. Anyone who is forced from his own course, either through not understanding himself, or through external opposition, comes into conflict with the order of the Universe, and suffers […] Read More

The Book of the Law

Liber AL vel Legis sub figura CCXX as delivered by XCIII = 418 to DCLXVI 1. Had! The manifestation of Nuit. 2. The unveiling of the company of heaven. 3 Every man and every woman is a star. 4. Every number is infinite; there is no difference. 5. Help me, o warrior lord of Thebes, in my unveiling before the Children of men! 6. Be thou Hadit, my secret centre, my heart & my tongue! 7. Behold! it is revealed by Aiwass the minister of Hoor-paar-kraat. 8. The Khabs is in the Khu, not the Khu in the Khabs. 9. Worship then the Khabs, and behold my light shed over you! 10. Let my servants be few & secret: they shall rule the many & the known. 11. These are fools that men adore; both their Gods & their men are fools. 12. Come forth, o children, under the […] Read More