005 – Advanced Aeonics

If you’re new to our site DON’T listen to this one – have a look around first – because the baptists are getting low-down and dirty with a technical discussion of the relationship between time, magical traditions and the process of enlightenment.

R?ne Gu?non

Alan holds forth. Duncan says yeah and ‘kay a lot, but asks some sticky questions that almost make Alan pause for breath.

traditionalists, degenerates and the genuine tradition • genuine tradition is not defined by practices and cultures • degeneracy in Thelema and Chaos Magic • the features of degeneracy • pseudo traditions and counter traditions • the qualitative nature of time • the appropriation of genuine traditions and the new age movement • how to identify genuine tradition • above rationality • magick and enlightenment • the practices in genuine tradition • Chaos Magic as a pseudo tradition • how to choose a tradition • how to tell it’s working for you • synchronicities and enlightenment • aeonics is the qualitative nature of time • the qualitative and quantitative axes of time • epochs are the expression of the quality of time • aboriginal dreamtime • René Guénon on quality, quantity and the manifest universe • the approach of uniformity • degeneracy and ‘free will’ • rationality • Ken Wilber and the notion of progress • ‘to act or not to act?’ • whatever we do or don’t do is part of the quality of time • Descartes and rationalism • mechanism and materialism • solidification of the universe • science and the dissolution of the world • 2012: the return of the qualitative • degeneration within religion • Catholicism, Protestantism and degeneracy • the great chain of being • a short history of magic from Moses • the genuine tradition hidden in the West • the new cycle and the re-emergence of genuine tradition • a species-wide fruition • counter-initiate parodies of enlightenment • Jung, psychoanalysis and pseudo traditions • beware the UFOs!

We’ve been quiet on the podcast front since Shawn’s decision to repatriate himself to one of Her Britannic Majesty’s former colonies. We still miss him… We never met anyone who had a way with demons like our Shawn… But we’re searching for ways to up our game and bounce back with loads more podcasts.

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