Thelema=Dialectical Monism

Why do you think Crowley was so keen on translating the Dao De Ching (AKA Tao Teh King)? Because Thelema is a manifestation of dialectical monism akin to Taoism or Hermeticism. Here are two quotes from Liber AL attesting to this:

“None… and two. For I am divided for love’s sake, for the chance of union. This is the creation of the world, that the pain of division is as nothing, and the joy of dissolution all.” — Liber AL vel Legis, ch.1, verses 28-30

“… let it be ever thus; that men speak not of Thee as One but as None; and let them speak not of thee at all, since thou art continuous!” —Liber AL vel Legis, ch.1, verse 27

Ying Yang

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