Magic Devil Made Me Do It! By R Whitaker
THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT!
by R. Whitaker
"Power is a guiding force, one which attracts individuals to Black
Magic. What confronts the dilletante -if they find a real school of
Black Magic- is not a conception of vulgar power, but a refined
understanding within which one develops the skills AND the power to
control the influences which may directly affect his/her existence,
the power to sense one's own relationship to those influences, and the
balance necessary to create delicate changes -altering the swing of
the pendulum- in one's favor.
This is creative power -true individuality- and it is the most
difficult of powers to obtain, and as such it comes with its' own
responsibilities and dangers to oneself and others within your area of
To accomplish this, the Black Magician places himself in a position
that opposes the natural order...opposes God. The powers of Darkness
have always been aligned with the visions of individualism --and this
IS power-- and the hallmark of the Prince of Darkness.
God is the natural order and its laws are observable and complete.
Mankinds very self consciousness is a rebellion against the nature of
God, and it is this Self Consciousness -the essential nature of the
Devil- which allows us to make a choice. To merge as one with God and
nature, or to assume an individual Will and existence which will
allows the opportunity to break free of God in order to accomplish
Self Will -the Will of the balanced ego- or the will of god.
The Devil -in one conceptual sense- represents to the Black Magician
man's original genius and self consciousness. This realization itself
will take you a long way to accomplishing your Will. To advanced
Initiates the form of the Devil goes beyond this consideration and
envelopes the Devil as an objective entity which altered the human
animal's brain structure at a cellular level so that there existed
-under proper circumstances- a potential for independent self
The path of the Black Brother is a far more difficult one to walk than
that of the contemporary religions. There are a number of valid
reasons for this. It is difficult to fight against the nature of god's
will, i.e. the intrinsic inertia to not do. The Work involved is too
difficult for most, it is easier to accept dogma and concepts based
upon faith rather than objective evaluation. This is the natural order
of things, and this is indicative of the essence of one's soul. There
are few Satanic souls, but the opportunities for the choice -and let
there be no misunderstanding, one must consciously decide upon the
Dark Path- are being made more available. This BBS is one small proof
of that as are numerous other factors existing in the contemporary
The choice is yours.
Article Source [wicca.com]