10 October 2010

Religion vs. Magic (AC)

The only real strength of any religion is derived from its pilfering of Magical doctrine; and, religious persons being by definition entirely unscrupulous, it follows that any given religion is likely to contain scraps of Magical doctrine, filched more or less haphazard from one school or the other as occasion serves.

-- Aleister Crowley, Magick Without Tears

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