Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
Six Principles of Magic
1. Every magician has a beautiful vision for the world.
2. Every system of magic is a single artists tool, used to reshape reality.
3. If you believe, it shall exist.
4. When you call, they will answer.
5. Success and failure, is one and the same: ignorance and depression is the enemy.
6. Be like all equally, and you shall unite; refuse and separate.
Egyptian View of Creation (37); The Gods of Ancient Egypt (40); Egyptian View of Future Life (49); The Worship of Animals of Ancient Egypt (56); The Groups of Gods (64); Gods in Human Form (72); Sun and Sky Gods (84).
THE: PTAH-HOTEP AND THE KE'GEMINI: THE OLDEST BOOKS IN THE WORLD
A "Discovery" 8400 Years Old (127); The Three Recensions (131); Selections from the "Book of the Dead" (134); Hymn and Litany to Osiris (136); Of Being Nigh unto Thoth (146); Of Knowing the Soul of the East (152); Transformation into a Lotus (165); p. xviii Of Bringing Charms to Osiris (171); Litany (174); Hymn to Ra (176).