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Deep Dip: Achad's Flipped Tree of Life pt1: Wisdom?

Darkly Splendid Abodes - Sat, 22/07/2023 - 13:49
In the appendix to his book on Qabalah, entitled "Q.B.L.", Charles Stansfeld Jones (a.k.a. Frater Achad) laid out the preliminary scheme for flipping the Paths of the Tree of Life on their head. Certainly this would court controversy, especially with his "Magical Father" Aleister Crowley; but how does this scheme look to us? We'll dive into this appendix, as well as a chapter or so from his book "The Egyptian Revival."

NOTOCON Hotel Registration Closing

OTO US Grand Lodge - Thu, 20/07/2023 - 17:45

NOTOCON XIV is fast approaching! The cutoff date to receive our group rate at the hotel is Friday, July 21st. Please reserve now.

The speaker schedule has been published on the NOTOCON website. Event registration is still open! We can’t wait to see all of you in August, and wish you all safe travels!

The Star Sapphire Ritual, with Edward Mason

Darkly Splendid Abodes - Sat, 08/07/2023 - 04:50

The Star Sapphire is Aleister Crowley’s spin on the Hexagram Ritual of the Golden Dawn. First appearing in his little book of meditations entitled The Book of Lies, Falsely so-called, it joins The Star Ruby and the Mass of the Phoenix as rituals commonly associated with the Thelemic corpus. Edward Mason joins me to discuss this so-called ‘real snd perfect Ritual of the Hexagram.’

How Diverse Cultural Perspectives Shape Cyber Security Practices

ModernGnosis - Fri, 07/07/2023 - 07:21

Cybersecurity is a global concern that affects everyone, regardless of their cultural background. It’s no secret that the way we approach cyber security often depends on our point of view; different countries, social systems, and cultures inevitably lead to diverse risk management strategies and procedures. Yet despite this diversity in opinion and approaches, the importance of cyber security remains consistent across all cultures: protecting electronic data is essential for preserving individual privacy, as well as organizational integrity. Let us delve into how diverse cultural perspectives shape the ever-evolving landscape of cyber security practices—demonstrating just how integral understanding worldwide views can be when establishing effective safety protocols for today’s digital times.

Understanding the Role of Culture and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a critical concern for organizations. However, you may be surprised to learn that culture plays a significant role in maintaining a secure cyber environment. Culture encompasses the values, beliefs, and norms that guide behavior within an organization. In terms of cyber security, culture can influence the way employees interact with company technology, handle sensitive data, and respond to security threats. For example, a company that emphasizes a culture of transparency and open communication may be more likely to catch and report potential security breaches than a company that is more closed off. Understanding the relationship between culture and cyber security is essential for organizations looking to establish a strong, sustainable security system.

Identifying Common Cultural Perspectives on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a global concern that affects everyone, regardless of their cultural background. It’s no secret that the way we approach cyber security often depends on our point of view; different countries, social systems, and cultures inevitably lead to diverse risk management strategies and procedures. Yet despite this diversity in opinion and approaches, the importance of cyber security remains consistent across all cultures: protecting electronic data is essential for preserving individual privacy, as well as organizational integrity. Let us delve into how diverse cultural perspectives shape the ever-evolving landscape of cyber security practices—demonstrating just how integral understanding worldwide views can be when establishing effective safety protocols for today’s digital times.

Implications of Language Barriers in Cyber Security Practices

Cyber security is more important than ever. However, language barriers can present significant challenges when it comes to implementing effective cybersecurity practices. With a global workforce, communication between team members in different countries is critical, especially when it comes to cyber security incidents. In addition, cybercriminals are increasingly using language barriers to their advantage in their attacks. This means that we need to consider the implications of language barriers in cyber security practices and develop strategies to overcome them. The consequences of failing to do so can be devastating, not just for individual organizations, but for the wider community as a whole.

Examining How Different Cultures Approach Data Protection Responsibilities

Information is currency. Every industry, regardless of size or specialty, requires data protection protocols. However, not all cultures approach the subject of data protection and privacy in the same way. Some cultures value individual privacy more highly thus they have protection for identity theft, while others prioritize collective security. Understanding how different cultures approach data protection responsibilities is essential in today’s ever-evolving digital landscape. Examining these differences can ultimately lead to improved collaboration, communication, and respect for differing viewpoints as we strive to protect our most valuable resource – information.

Exploring the Impact of Cultural Values on Cyber Security Protocols

The impact of cultural values on these security measures is often overlooked. Different cultures have different attitudes and beliefs when it comes to privacy, data sharing, and even the use of technology itself. These cultural values can greatly influence the way individuals approach cyber security protocols, which in turn can have a significant impact on the effectiveness of those protocols. Understanding and acknowledging the role of cultural values in cyber security is an important step towards creating more comprehensive and inclusive strategies to protect our digital lives.

Identifying Opportunities to Integrate Various Cultural Perspectives in Cyber Security Policies and Practices

Many cyber security policies and practices have been developed with a limited cultural perspective, which can lead to unintended consequences and biases. Identifying opportunities to integrate various cultural perspectives into these policies and practices can not only improve their effectiveness but also ensure that they are equitable and inclusive. By fostering collaboration and dialogue across diverse groups, we can create more robust cybersecurity measures that better meet the needs of everyone. With the rapid pace of technological advancement, there has never been a more urgent time to prioritize these important conversations.

Cultural values and attitudes around cyber security have an immense impact on how cyber security protocols, policies, and practices are developed. It is essential organizations ensure they are aware of how culture affects data protection responsibilities in order to create secure systems. In doing so, it is even more imperative to consider the implications of language barriers as well as how different cultures approach cyber security. By integrating culturally diverse perspectives into cyber security initiatives, complex, unified solutions can be better refined to meet the specific cultural needs of enterprises. Overall, understanding the role of culture and its influence on cyber security is critical for businesses to establish effective strategies for protecting their data assets and mitigating risks.

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Thelema Now! Guest: Peter Mark Adams

Thelema NOW! - Tue, 27/06/2023 - 18:54

Peter Mark Adams is an author, poet, esotericist and professional energy worker specializing in the ethnography and visuality of ritual, sacred landscape, esotericism, consciousness and healing. With a background in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool, Peter pursues advanced studies on iconology and iconographic; Renaissance art and material culture with the Warburg Institute’s School of Advanced Studies in London. Peter’s esoteric non-fiction is published through Scarlet Imprint Current offerings include the book discussed in the interview: Hagia Sophia - Sanctum of Kronos: Spiritual Dissent in an Age of Tyranny, Mystai: Dancing out the Mysteries of Dionysos and The Game of Saturn: Decoding the Sola-Busca Tarocchi. To buy Hagia Sophia – Sanctum of Kronos: https://scarletimprint.com/publications/p/hagia-sophia-sanctum-of-kronos 

To hear the remarkable sounds described by Peter in the interview: https://youtu.be/rsLgLNgA-_Q

Women of the Occult: Rosaleen Norton

Darkly Splendid Abodes - Wed, 21/06/2023 - 15:50

Rosaleen Norton was an Australian artist who revelled in her public image as the Witch of King’s Cross. But behind this public persona was a deep and serious practitioner of Magick and mysticism. Rosemary Stehlik and I will attempt to peer into the true nature of this visionary, as well as the Pan-inspired imagery of her art, as we continue our look at Women of the Occult.

Grimoire of Aleister Crowley on Red Wheel / Weiser Books

abrahadabra.net - Mon, 05/08/2019 - 18:17

The reissued version of Rodney Orpheus’ book Grimoire of Aleister Crowley is now available worldwide from Red Wheel / Weiser Books. You can buy it from Amazon and all good bookstores!

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AII AII

Thelema93-L - Sun, 12/05/2013 - 22:25
93s to what seem to be generally more advanced Thelemites than I. I was pleased to discover www.outer-college.org has the Student Oath and reading list with
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Tahuti Lodge, O.T.O., NYC, Calendar of Events for May 2013 e.v.

Thelema93-L - Tue, 07/05/2013 - 04:13
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Tahuti Lodge, Ordo Templi Orientis, NYC MAY 2013 EV Calendar of Events + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
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File - t93-lmmm.txt

Thelema93-L - Wed, 01/05/2013 - 10:58
===================================================== ADMIN: Monthly Moderation Minder ... Do as you please. Thank you for your participation in Thelema93-L
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Sun, 21/04/2013 - 22:29
Thelema Frater Jake, Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. ... Please tell me who AaaK was? Love is the Law, Love under Will. ALWays, Soror Binah
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Sun, 21/04/2013 - 22:29
Together, they have a nice ring: Aum! let it fill me! [228] Aum! let it kill me! [219] FWIW by EQ11: fill 45: 45 & not & be A worm, a a scholar a foul
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Sun, 21/04/2013 - 22:28
Thelema 93, Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. ... ways of thinking about the material and our relationships with it Thank you so much for
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Thu, 18/04/2013 - 09:33
kill as opposed to fill likely involves AC's extreme & simplistic take on 'Buddhist' ego death; thence to other half baked stuff. Whether Thelema should
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Thu, 18/04/2013 - 09:02
... funnily enough that's where I opened mine ... The pseudo-exegetical process involved in the change sounds dubious; not that I've ever been specially
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Thu, 18/04/2013 - 06:49
Dwtw I think Fr. RIKB has accurately summarized the basic arguments pro and con. A couple of notes to add. It is true that the phrase in question reflects
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Tue, 16/04/2013 - 07:29
Do what thou wilt Shall be the whole of the Law. The problem here is that this particular line seems to be entirely of Crowley's own invention as a kind of
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Tue, 16/04/2013 - 06:11
... I figure I'll stick with what I know works, i.e. "fill" - I feel no compulsion to change. Opinion subject to change if experience teaches otherwise. I
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Re: Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Tue, 16/04/2013 - 06:05
93, Leo! ... Let me see if I can briefly summarize the arguments on both sides. First, Crowley receives the Book of the Law, and at some point writes (in
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Kill versus Fill

Thelema93-L - Tue, 16/04/2013 - 03:21
Dwtw I'm interested in hearing the opinions pro and con regarding the decision by the USGL of the OTO to change the wording of Liber CCXX verse 3:37 to say
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