Slut Shaming

Dear Friend, Si Vales, Valeo You want to know if the experience you have had with “slut shaming” is typical in Thelemic fraternities? Yes. It happens all the time. Either you are not Thelemic enough, which means you are not putting out as much as the people who want to…

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Out with the Old, In with the New

Si Vales, Valeo Why am I so adamant about creating new rituals? Using another person’s rituals with the intent of contacting their own HGA is like dialing the phone number for a pizzeria and expecting to speak with one’s mom. But there are rituals that serve all sorts of applications.…

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The Sins of The Father

Dear Friends: Si Valetis, Valeo The political climate we are under right now depresses me in the most profound way. I like to believe that deep down inside, people are essentially good. But on days like these, I am reminded how since time immemorial, we have judged people and create…

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Thelema and the 99%

Dear Brother: Si Vales, Valeo Thanks for your question. There are indeed people who think that a Thelemite doing his True Will should be rich. You say the person who is telling you this is a trust-fund kid. Perhaps he would have a different opinion if he had to work…

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Magick, Musick and The Occult

Rather than reinvent the wheel, and write something new about the relationship between magick, music and the occult for this week’s installment, I thought I would share an interview I did in 2009 on the subject. Will: Abbot, how are you? Abbot: 93, Will. I am doing well. Thanks. Will:…

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