Forum Of Philosophers
P. O. Box 38-262
The OLHP is a non-sectarian, non-dogmatic forum of philosophers and occultists operating within a broad range of the Left Hand Path.
The LHP is the way of individual godhood. Unlike the Right Hand Path which seeks to consign the individual to oblivion in the pursuit of
'union with god' or a 'universal consciousness', or to subordinate humanity to a deity or deities, the LHP recognizes the potential godhood existing within the individual. We seek to enhance, rather than obliviate, the individual will and psyche through Nietzschean-type Self-Overcoming.
We are 'Satanists' in that we are the 'adversaries' and 'accusers'
of all who aim to drag the individual down into herd-conformity with their egalitarianism and collectivism. 'We are not going to stay, dull and content as oxen, in the ruck of humanity', as the British magus Aleister Crowley put it.
The Satanic mission is that of ensuring continuing human ascent.
This is reflected in the Judaeo-Christian mythos of Satan's promise to human-kind that 'ye shall be as gods' (Gen. ch. 2-3), itself an adaption of much older Babylonian and Sumerian myths. We concur when Crowley writes:
"Satan is not the enemy of Man, but he who made gods of our race, knowing Good and Evil."
Satan is indeed aptly called Lucifer, the Light-Bringer. As the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakunin put it:
"Satan is the first free-thinker and Saviour of the world. He frees Adam and impresses the seal of humanity and liberty on his forehead, by making him disobedient."
The Satanic 'soul' can be described as Faustian.
We stand for wisdom undefiled and unfettered by any dogma.
Our desire for knowledge, and to see the scope of human thought extended unto infinity, is insatiable, and the free-will on which it is predicated is a sacred trust we must guard with vigilance.
Prof. R.S. Knox in his introduction to the 1924 edition of Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, succinctly describes the Faustian soul:
"The Faustus legend becomes for us a symbol of humanity's splendid struggle to reach the stars, the tragedy of infinite aspiration."
"That peril is the chiefest way to happiness
And resolution honour's fairest aim.
What glory is there in a common good
That hangs for every peasant to achieve?
That like I best that flies beyond my reach." (Faustus)
The OLHP welcomes all sincere seekers after wisdom undefiled and students of those hidden depths of human psyche and cosmos which may properly be called 'occult'.
Subscription to our periodical The Watcher is sufficient to enable you to affiliate with the Order. Further involvement depends on your own initiative.
Order of the Left Hand Path
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Typed in by Graeme Wilson (O.L.H.P.)
If you want more info on any OLHP productions or want more info on Satanism, contact me via the following computer networks:
(Sword of Orion BBS, ph: +64 0-3-477-4541, 2400 baud)
Also I may be contacted on other NZ BBS's:
Alternative Reality: +64 0-3-471-0414 (14.4k baud)
Southern Lights: +64 0-3-455-6016 (14.4k baud)
The Left Hand Path: +64 0-3-454-5763 (2400 baud - soon 14.4k, my BBS)
Bad Dreams BBS: +64 0-9-528-3577 (leave message to 'Lucifer')
If you wish to contact me via mail to swap texts, ideas, etc. then write to:
129 Scott Street
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