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Aleister Crowley

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Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley

1875 - 1947


British writer, occultist. Born October 12, 1875, Crowley became interested in the occult while an undergraduate at Cambridge University, and he later founded the order known as the Silver Star. He travelled widely, settling for some years in Sicily with a group of disciples at the Abbey of Thelema. Rumours of drug abuse, orgies, and magical ceremonies led to his expulsion from Italy. He liked to be known as "the great beast" and "the wickedest man alive," and it remains a mysterious coincidence that many who associated with him died tragically.

The original Aleister Crowley is now enjoying cult status on the internet, more than 50 years after his death.

In recent years the works of Crowley have seen a revival with one of the most popular satanic sites on the internet. New biographies have also been published and a foundation in his name propagates his beliefs.
Source: The Beast's satanic legacy lives on, The Daily Telegraph (England), Feb. 13, 2001


Non-Christian Fact Sheet on Crowley Published by the Golden Dawn Occult Society, Oxford, England
Secular His Magickal Career Jon Atack, in his book A Piece of Blue Sky PDF file, describes Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's connection to Crowley.
Secular Speak well of the devil From Ha'aretz (Israel).
In the world of magic and the occult Crowley has never died. His writings are committed to memory by those who want to enter the world of the occult in its various hues - white magic and black magic. Quite a number of crazies have relied on his image over time...


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