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Yes, Magick Works. But Did THAT Magick Work?

There are magicians and there are those who play at magick… I was once participating on an internet forum discussing chaos magick. One person posted that the great thing about magick [meaning chaos magick] is that you didn’t have to accomplish anything, you could just do it. I asked why go to all the bother […]

We Need More Lerts!

Be alert. We need more lerts! <snark>Last week I had the honor of performing a civic service: jury duty. For the massive time of one day I was required by law to wait in a big room, doing nothing, hoping to be called to serve on a trial. I wasn’t, and I went home filled […]

Gurus, Magickal Orders, and Cults

Many years ago, before the debacle that brought down the guru known as Osho, a friend of mine was a follower of him. She went to his ashram in Pune, India, to experience him directly. Known then as Rajneesh (or more fully, Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh), he had numerous allergies. Before she was allowed to see him […]

The Curse of Context

In my post entitled Labels, Cults, and Politics I focused on the idea that by not defining terms, people (ab)use the terms to influence others. They use a term to get your support because you believe the term means one thing even though they use the term to mean something different. An example of this phenomenon, […]

Labels, Cults, and Politics

In the blog Gleamings from the Dawn, Morgan Drake Eckstein seems surprised to hear that on another blog, a person wrote that you shouldn’t use the term “cult” to describe “Golden Dawn groups.” Eckstein writes, “If we cannot use the word ‘cult,’ especially in its technical sense, then what word are we supposed to use?” […]