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By Marco Pasi

Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) is likely one of the most famed and critical authors within the heritage of western esotericism. Crowley has been lengthy overlooked via students of faith when the tales of magical and sexual perform which movement approximately him proceed to draw well known curiosity. "Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics" appears on the guy in the back of the parable - via environment him firmly in the politics of his time - and the improvement of his principles via his large and terribly diversified writings. Crowley used to be a rationalist, sympathetic to the values of the Enlightenment, but in addition a romantic and a reactionary. His look for an alternate method to convey his spiritual emotions led him to problematic his personal imaginative and prescient of social and political swap. Crowley's complicated politics ended in his involvement with many key members, enterprises and teams of his day - the key carrier of varied nations, the German Nazi social gathering, Russian political activists, newshounds and politicians of varied persuasions, in addition to different writers - either in Europe and the US. "Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics" provides a lifetime of principles, an exam of a guy formed via and shaping the politics of his times.

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Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics

Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) is without doubt one of the most famed and demanding authors within the heritage of western esotericism. Crowley has been lengthy neglected by means of students of faith when the tales of magical and sexual perform which stream approximately him proceed to draw well known curiosity. "Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics" appears to be like on the guy at the back of the parable - by way of environment him firmly in the politics of his time - and the advance of his rules via his wide and terribly diversified writings.

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