Occult means hidden. All of life hides in plain sight. So an occult philosophy is a hidden philosophy. The occult is both the theory and the practise where the theory is the philosophy and the practise is life. A praxis.
The Hidden Philosophy is found by the those that seek it, for it hides in plain sight.
The light of Lucifer is the light of reason. The home of Rational Theistic Luciferianism.
Last one, I promise (for a while at least). My favourite, and the shortest, from somewhere around '95-98.
A pot of love
in a motion of clutter
Attention, a breath
Stroke in, Stroke out, stuck
but to what porpoise.
How hard to see
when the world floats merrily
like so much broken flotsam. "Socialism isn't something you believe in, it's something you do. That's the ideal of course, those who want to need to work out a practise that works and hopefully communicate a theory of the practise."
This is the second article in a series on Rational Theistic Luciferianism, for the other articles on Satanism see (more recent first): The Light Bringers Spirituality & Mysticism I Call on the Ancient Gods Rational Theism Emotional Intelligence Leviathan and Behemoth Short Meditations on Life Chaos Magick & Tradition An Invocation of Lucifer & Truth and Lies Magick, Morality and Addressing the Spiritual The Occult Mind, Neural Nets and the Call of the Gods Practical Thelema Philosophical Foundations A Practise and the Cults, Black Magick, Lucifer and Moloch A Satanic Manifesto: My Personal Satanism Rational Theistic Luciferianism is both an occult practise and a meta-religion. It's a blueprint for your own personal Luciferian religion, philosophy or occult practise. You're more than welcome to use any of the ideas and symbols here for your own spiritual journey, or to adopt Rational Theistic Luciferianism directly. I'm a Satanist, and specifically I'm a Rati
A Christian understanding of homosexuality is a topic I've shied away from, although I obliquely address it in The Liberal Agenda , because it can be so divisive. That it is a divisive and difficult topic makes me deeply sad. A refusal to face a topic because it is difficult could reasonably be called cowardice, so here we are. People love to know the rules don't they. It's a fact of human nature that we want to be told what we're allowed to do and what we're not allowed to do. This is "the law" and the old testament of the bible is largely the story of humanity understanding God's nature and how to be right with God through a very detailed set of rules. In Jesus' time there was a group of religious people who particularly loved the rules. Read Matthew 23 for some of the choice things Jesus had to say to these men, the Pharisees: Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in
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