LIBER NULL PETER J. CARROLL With Illustrations by Andrew David To all who helped keep Liber Null in print and produced a limited edition of Psychonaut . Peter James Carroll is a modern occultist, author, cofounder of the Illuminates of Thanateros, Carroll’s book Liber Null & Psychonaut is considered one of the defining works of the chaos magic movement. Carroll was a co-founder of the . We push the limits of our body and mind, sometimes breaking those limits to test our strength and willpower. We do not wade into the waters of.
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Any natural phenomenon — plants, K spychonaut, sky, water, or fire — may be used. There are no absolutes in terms of importance, goodness, meaning or truth that do not arise from the accidental structure of the body brain and its surroundings. I’m about halfway through it nul the moment.
Otherwise, they have to be established by concentrating on the object psycjonaut divination. Magical power is the key to the heaven-hell of the now. Chaos Magic, as I used to say, is what happens to you when you start to take Discordianism seriously if you stop taking it seriously, you’re in the Church if the Subgenius. It is only the fear that it is neither which imprisons us. Refresh and try again. Happiness exists only because psychonat misery, pain because of comfort, good because of evil, yang because of yin, black because of white, birth because of death, and existence because of non-existence.
To satisfy these simple needs is liberation indeed. Inhibitory drugs must be considered with even more caution because of their inherent danger.
This exercise is also therapeutic. As reorganization of belief is the key to liberation, so is reorganization of desire the key to will. Projected beyond the body it can serve as a vehicle for the consciousness to experience the mode of travel and abilities of the animal.
The projection of the double is the basis of deliberately carrying things over into a new incarnation at death. However, this method easily exhausts itself and the sorcerer may end up wading in oceans of blood, much as the Aztecs did, for very little result.
It is the sort of system that will work excellently for a certain type of student, and not at all for others, and which can only be adapted for different needs by an experienced Teacher. A whole maelstrom of ingredients is used to overcome the senses. The advantages of hand forging one’s own instruments, or discovering them in some strange way, cannot be over-emphasized. The banishing ritual should contain the following elements psychoaut a minimum. Although the initiate is referred to as “he” throughout, the reader psychonauut understand that this is merely in keeping with the traditional style of magical texts of this type, and that this course of study by no means excludes women.
However any significant success should be transferred into the magical diary. The material base can be composed of anything suggestive of the desired result and may include possessions or parts of the body of the intended victim. This is not the case with Carroll. Astrology is not a valid form of magical divination because it assumes a causal relationship between events which are linked only very weakly if libr all.
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psychnaut But, I wrote it because a piece of me felt like if I did it would get bounced back towards the source. Nothing is to be gained and much may be lost by reducing oneself to jibbering idiocy or catatonia. You’ll read this book which is a tl;dr of the subject, and then probably think you know what it is talking about.
Peter J. Carroll
It is not for us to question the universe’s apparent lack of taste. No trivia or quizzes yet. But what happens when I bump into something new? The magician aims to libed up that anchor and cast himself free on the seas of chaos. Masters will, at various points in history, inspire adepts to create magic, mystic, religious, or even secular orders to bring others to mastership.
Liber Null and Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic
The only clear view is from atop the mountain of your dead selves. Whatever their source, these atavisms create terrifying effects. Between Chaos and ordinary matter, and between Kia and the mind, there exists a realm of half formed substance called Aether. That and I want a better explanation of this stuff.
Liber Null and Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic by Peter J. Carroll
The well- known ability of fear and anger to paralyze the mind indicates their effectiveness, yet the magician must never lose sight of the objectives of his working. Seeking pleasure is the surest invocation of displeasure, one falls back rapidly into the general greyness.
This is an abominably difficult path to tread.