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I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“It was at the direction of the head of the Order that I then went to Scotland, to my manor house of Boleskine, which is two or three miles from the Falls of Foyers.

My subsidiary object—the principal aim is too sacred to discuss—put into simple language was to gain control over the ‘four great princes’ of the evil of the world.” [via, also]

I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“Later, when I was transferring my apparatus to my house in Scotland, I employed two workmen to remove the mirrors. As they were working they were suddenly overcome, knocked out by unseen assailants. It took several hours to revive them.

People passing the doorway suddenly fell down in fits. That flat remained without a tenant for years after I had left it. All this was because I had not enough experience to control the forces.” [via, also]

I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“Then the fun began. We saw—and my teacher was able to identify—hundreds of shapes, weird “half-formed faces” which were thronging the room, marching in fantastic dance about its confines.

These were definitely malicious forces, demons, which one had to study and conquer.” [via, also]

I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“One night, after a ceremony in which a well-known analytical chemist was my leader, I locked the door and went out with him to a meal.

When we returned the door was wide open, though the lock had not been forced, and the whole contents of the temple had been thrown about and lay in the wildest confusion.” [via, also]

“A paralyzing, suffocating blanket of Fear descended on their temple as they made an invocation. Later, after ending the operation, they each experienced dreams in which they were being attacked by astral “thugs” who did things to their bodies while they had to lie there paralyzed, totally unable to defend themselves. For several days afterwards, some of the magicians involved felt like they were being followed and watched.” — Josh Norton (Benjamin Rowe), The Men in Black and the Dweller on the Threshold