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Screaming Lord Byron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-23-04 08:36 AM
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1. Bit of a wanker, but harmless really. Self-propagandist,
but some good ideas.
Unless he did actually throw darts at lovers like he claimed.
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  -What's your opinion of Alistair Crowley? ChavezSpeakstheTruth  Jul-23-04 08:34 AM   #0 
  - Bit of a wanker, but harmless really. Self-propagandist,  Screaming Lord Byron   Jul-23-04 08:36 AM   #1 
  - darts eh?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jul-23-04 08:37 AM   #2 
     - He claimed to do a whole encyclopaedia of weird and evil shit.  Screaming Lord Byron   Jul-23-04 08:40 AM   #5 
        - Wasn't he a member of the Order of the Golden Dawn?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jul-23-04 08:41 AM   #6 
           - I think Khephra's your expert here.  Screaming Lord Byron   Jul-23-04 08:42 AM   #8 
              - If it feels good do it - isn't that s'posed to be our slogan?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jul-23-04 08:44 AM   #10 
              - Isn't that Sloan's slogan?  Screaming Lord Byron   Jul-23-04 08:45 AM   #13 
              - He did NOT form the Golden Dawn  apnu   Jul-23-04 08:44 AM   #12 
              - You rang?  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:44 AM   #20 
              - Certainly more expert than me.  Screaming Lord Byron   Jul-23-04 09:46 AM   #21 
              - He didn't form it  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:46 AM   #22 
  - Nutjob. But the Ozzy song "Mr. Crowley" has a good riff.  truthspeaker   Jul-23-04 08:38 AM   #3 
  - Randy Rhoads greatest performance....  phillybri   Jul-23-04 08:57 AM   #17 
  - Pioneer of the drug experimentation and free love movements  Fenris   Jul-23-04 08:39 AM   #4 
  - I'm a fan of his work, but yes, he was a bit of a dick.  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:49 AM   #24 
  - Someone who freaked out the fundies  noonwitch   Jul-23-04 08:42 AM   #7 
  - An idiot, charlatan and rapist.  apnu   Jul-23-04 08:43 AM   #9 
  - You can't blame him for Scientology  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:48 AM   #23 
  - No, I'm not blaming him for Scientology  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:18 AM   #34 
     - You could also say a lot of modern Wicca  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:23 AM   #35 
        - Alexandrian Wiccians are whirling in their graves...  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:50 AM   #43 
  - I suspose you've never heard of "Synergy" before?  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:54 AM   #29 
     - I disagree with you  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:24 AM   #36 
        - Well, I'm "occult" so we differ.  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:27 AM   #38 
           - I did it for 10 years....  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:55 AM   #44 
  - Didn't he bang a tree once?  Beware the Beast Man   Jul-23-04 08:44 AM   #11 
  - Religionist of the oligarchy.  David__77   Jul-23-04 08:54 AM   #14 
  - He also did spy work for the UK during the War.  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:50 AM   #25 
  - created an artistic but utterly unusable Tarot deck  librechik   Jul-23-04 08:56 AM   #15 
  - Wasn't the deck painted by a woman?  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jul-23-04 08:57 AM   #16 
  - yes  apnu   Jul-23-04 09:15 AM   #18 
  - Stole?  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:52 AM   #27 
     - yeah its "his" deck  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:27 AM   #37 
        - I seem to recall it is named the "Thoth" deck  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:28 AM   #39 
        - Yeah it says Thoth on the box... it also says Crowley on the box.  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:31 AM   #40 
           - I suspose you've forgetting the hand drawn designs that he did himself?  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:34 AM   #41 
        - Well, the famous "Rider Waite" deck was not done by Rider or Waite  Bridget Burke   Jul-23-04 10:42 AM   #42 
           - of course  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:57 AM   #45 
  - my husband really likes the deck  tigereye   Jul-23-04 10:04 AM   #32 
  - Too bad you can't use it.  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:51 AM   #26 
  - actually my husband really likes that deck!  tigereye   Jul-23-04 10:02 AM   #31 
  - That we study his life, write songs about him...  southpaw   Jul-23-04 09:37 AM   #19 
  - BTW it's Aleister Crowley  khephra   Jul-23-04 09:53 AM   #28 
  - My take on Crowley as an ex-member of  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:00 AM   #30 
  - Amen!  apnu   Jul-23-04 10:59 AM   #46 
  - BTW, Liber Oz is required reading imo  khephra   Jul-23-04 10:06 AM   #33 

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