Reading Time: 14 minutes Preamble A great person conforms his virtue with that of Heaven and Earth, his brilliance with that of the sun and moon, his order with that of the four seasons, his fortune with that of the spirits. – I Ching : Book of Changes AN EXPLORATION OF MORAL VIRTUES AS APPLICABLE TO FREEMASONRY by Bro. Prof. … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes There is a part of Chaos which is of more direct relevance to the magician. This is the spirit of the life energy of our planet. All living beings have some extra quality in them which separates them from inorganic matter. The ancient shamans mainly sought to represent this force by the Horned God. In more modern times this force has reasserted itself in our awareness under the symbol of Baphomet.