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LAHussey: The Evul Book and Comment

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.magick.order
From: (nagasiva)
Subject: LAHussey: The Evul Book and Comment
Date: 27 May 1997 20:07:19 -0700

[from Leigh Ann Hussey ]


Rodney [Orpheus] wrote:

> It's my understanding that it is for these reasons that OTO discourages 
> its initiates to openly interpet Liber AL for others, even (and possibly 
> especially) in small groups.

I've been following this thread with interest, since I recently pointed
a friend of mine to one of the URLs where Lib. AL lives on the net, and
she, too, had questions about the Comment.  Rodney's note above gave me
a sudden insight about the following phrase:

> All questions of the Law are to be decided only by appeal to my writings, each for himself. 

The "each for himself" bit is the key one here; it seems to support
Rodney's rationale for discouraging discussion of Lib. AL.  Me, I rather
like being a Centre of Pestilence, but I'm strange that way...

Oh, and by the way, there is a loophole vis-a-vis the study of the 
"Evul Book":

> Whosoever disregards this does so at his own risk and peril.

The Surgeon General's warning on a pack of cigarettes doesn't fend off
the people who already smoke...  I do lots of risky things every day;
and truly perilous things every now and again too.  Riding a motorcycle
is managed risk.  So is studying Lib. AL.

And ultimately, even the Comment says "Do what thou wilt shall be the
whole of the Law."  If I Will study Lib. AL, then no other shall say
me nay, not even Uncle Al's HGA.

93 93/93,
	- Leigh Ann

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