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Psybermagick: Advanced Ideas in Chaos Magick

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PsyberMagick contains astonishing, controversial and revolutionary ideas on the theory and practice of magic(k), the structure of the universe and the nature of the mind. This, the third book by a leading magus, holds many surprises as it challenges many of the conventional assumptions and paradigms of magic. The author invites the serious seeker of magical knowledge to un ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published March 31st 1997 by New Falcon Publications (first published November 1st 1996)
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Keith
Dec 31, 2016 Keith rated it liked it
Recommended to Keith by: Eric Tiedemann
Useful for the established student of Western magick as a means of challenging unnecessary orthodoxy, but I would not suggest taking it as a replacement orthodoxy. This is particularly true of the unfortunate and misguided (though interesting) attempts to misapply poorly understood—and since disproven—idiosyncratic variants of quantum mechanical theorizing to the proffered world view. This again may be useful as a mental exercise, but it certainly should not be held to have truth value in any sc ...more
Eric
Nov 07, 2008 Eric rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: any open-minded individual

Extremely interesting read. Even if you are a complete skeptic, this book has some incredibly interesting philosophic/world-view perspectives on life, religion, and occultism.

Natalie
Dec 25, 2013 Natalie rated it it was amazing
This book provides meaningful insight on defining your own beliefs. If you are interested in Chaos theory, this is an essential read.
Constantin
"Good but MEH at the same time"

It is written in a nice witty manner, and it has some good information in it and interesting ideas.
It is a good read for those who want to challenge the westernised stereotypical "orthodoxy" but it is not a "replacement" for it.

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What puts me off in this book, is that some parts of it reek of arrogance. It is as if the author wants to point out "how special" he is and how everyone else is just wrong. And I think this is simply done in order for the author to justi
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Belle Wood
May 16, 2016 Belle Wood rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is my second, possibly third, reading of this book. I'm not sure why, but I found it more resonating this time. The chapters on physics are a bit of a slog, but the rest was more applicable than on other readings. I guess you just need to go back to some books to extract everything you can from them. This was certainly one of those. No doubt, in years to come I'll re-read it and think, what a load of bollocks. But it worked for me right now.
Christopher Gaughan
Jan 09, 2013 Christopher Gaughan rated it it was amazing
A great read for anyone interested in metaprogramming.
Chad Oldham
Dec 28, 2009 Chad Oldham rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another enlightening gem from carroll, written completely in E-Prime.
Hannes Andreas
Apr 07, 2015 Hannes Andreas rated it really liked it
Contains some interesting exercises.
Sighris
May 09, 2009 Sighris rated it it was amazing
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Short and too the point... with few errors! Pope Pete does it again! ;)
Deb
Jun 23, 2013 Deb rated it really liked it
I plan to reread in hopes of absorbing more on the second go. I haven't followed the equations very well.
Mark
A very strong first half, but the latter half lacks a lot of strength.
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He maintains a personal website at www.specularium.org

and acts as Chancellor to Arcanorium College:- www.arcanoriumcollege.com

Peter Carroll began his career in Magic at London University where the Chemistry proved so tedious that he settled on a pass degree in that and an unauthorized first in Magic, with Liber Null & Psychonaut emerging as his postgraduate thesis over the next several years w
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