By Allen Greenfield
Having spent the day musing over the origins of the modern
witchcraft, I had a vibrant dream. It a chilly January
afternoon, and Aleister Crowley used to be having Gerald Gardner over
to tea. It was once 1945, and speak of an early finish to the conflict was
in the air. an environment of optimism prevailed within the "free
world" , however the wheezing outdated magus was once having none of it.
"Nobody is drawn to magick any more!" Crowley ejaculated.
"My acquaintances at the Continent are lifeless or in exile, or grown old;
the flow in the United States is in shambles. i have visible my best
candidates flip opposed to me....Achad, Regardie -- even that
gentleman out in California, what is - his - identify, AMORC, the
one that made all of the money.."
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She’d have to talk to her psychiatrist about that, but that would have to wait five weeks until the end of term. What would she do if she ran out before then? She ordered a latte and took a seat. It was overcast outside and she couldn’t see the sun—definitely a day to be cautious. Her watch said she had about forty minutes until the lecture. She had started chapter five of her Introduction to Moral Philosophy book three times. , and she hoped she could control herself this time. The medication would take the edge off at least.
She murmured. “I’m talking about human interaction with giants in each of these cases,” Freya continued. “Not creation myths or rationalisations about the acts of nature. ” A man in a blue uniform was now standing at the end of Freya’s row, beckoning furiously at her. The class had dissolved into noise—much of it directed at Freya. The professor seemed to be in a mild form of shock. The porter leaned into the row and called to her. ” “If giants had existed,” Freya continued defiantly, “in the way that they are reported to have been, they would have left exactly such an imprint on history.
And that meant, as so many things in life, keeping your head down. He picked up his school bag, fished out his gym clothes (wouldn’t need those), and thought about signatures and permission slips. Where did they all go? What happened to them? Were they all put in a file somewhere? Did anyone really check them? Would this little scrap of paper be scrutinised against all the others— checked for authenticity by a man in a white coat with a giant magnifying glass in a brightly lit room? By now there must be more of his fake signatures on all these different slips and documents than his mother’s real one.
A True History of Witchcraft by Allen Greenfield