“The underlying, primary psychic reality is so inconceivably complex that it can be grasped only at the farthest reach of intuition, and then but very dimly. That is why it needs symbols.” – Carl Jung
What is ceremonial magic? The works of multiple scholars, from Plato to Manly P. Hall and further down the line, suggest it is essentially the use of rituals and techniques to invoke and control “spirits” or lifeforms that could be existing within other dimensions or worlds. For example, according to Hall, “a magician, enveloped in sanctified vestments and carrying a wand inscribed with hieroglyphic figures, could by the power vested in certain words and symbols control the invisible inhabitants of the elements and of the astral world. While the elaborate ceremonial magic of antiquity was not necessarily evil, there arose from its perversion several false schools of sorcery, or black magic.” (1)
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Yet if we examine the works of Plato, we see he specifically condemns, in both the Laws and in the Republic, the idea that “gods” can be influenced by the performance of certain rituals — called “necromancy” or “magical attack.” He believed those who try to control the spirit world should be penalized.
Socrates, about whom Plato wrote, also spoke of an entity that guided him. It was never given a name, but references to it ranged from daemon to daimon. Socrates believed this entity was a gift, and manifested itself in the form of the voice within, something we all possess. His communication with this entity was actually used as one of the charges against him when he was put to death. Socrates believed it to be a link between mortal man and God.
Socrates seems to be an exception when it comes to using these concepts for perverse reasons, and, as Hall points out, he provided evidence that “the intellectual and moral status of the magician has much to do with the type of elemental he is capable of invoking. But even the daemon of Socrates deserted the philosopher when the sentence of death was passed.” (1)
He was put to death for “corrupting the youth” and spreading “false” information amongst the people, teaching them how to question what the ‘elite’ at the time were doing. But looking back, he seems to be a figure more like our modern day revolutionaries than a malevolent influence, put to death for exposing the aristocracy’s secrets and encouraging people to question the true nature of reality, to question the doctrine that had been provided to the masses by those in power.
There are also native records containing abundant evidence that the civilizations of Central and South America were heavily involved in these types of arts, both black and white magics. This is well documented in the Popuol Vuh, a foundational sacred narrative of the Kʼicheʼ people from long before the Spanish conquest of the Maya.
If such information is true, it’s hardly surprising. Human beings have always been subject to the lure of power, driven by their ego, greed, and shortsightedness. It’s disconcerting to imagine this power of working with the spirit world in the hands of those who would use it for their own reasons, taken by the power of black magic. Humans are not ready to harness such energies, and this type of activity, if ever used, should only be done so by the most purest of souls, those who are guided by, above all else, morals, ethics and service to others.
Fast forward to our modern day, and you have stories like that of Dr. Johannes Faust. Through his study of magic, he was able to conjure up an extra-dimensional who served him for many years is several different ways. There is even an excerpt from The Book of Dr. Faust, Wittenberg, 1524 describing his experience, and the words/rituals he used to evoke the entity.
Napoleon Bonaparte, the French military and political leader, is another example. He used to tell of a “Little Red Man of Destiny,” a ‘spirit’ that appeared at a Royal Palace. Apparently when something important was happening, he would appear. This man, and what others now consider to be silly superstitions and folklore beliefs, genuinely influenced Napoleon and his actions and guided his campaigns.
According to Hall, The Little Red Man of Destiny is an example “of the disastrous results of permitting elemental beings to dictate the course of human procedure.” (1)
Phenomena like these appear in various cultures during different time periods all throughout human history, so what makes us think these practices have stopped today?
There is even a modus operandi for the invocation of spirits in various texts, one being The Complete Book of Magic Science that, according to Hall, was first published in the original British Museum. This is also mentioned by other studies of occult philosophy, like Francis Barret in his Magus, where he describes the use of symbols and more things relating to the occult.
Living creatures existing in a world we cannot perceive have been the subject of lore dating back countless years. It’s embedded in stories and passed down orally, and written about in multiple religious and ancient texts. I am not referring to extraterrestrial beings in this case, but rather to beings existing in realms indistinguishable to our senses.
Black vs. White Magic
A distinction is made early in the article about black magic and white magic. Basically, black magic is the process of using entities to accomplish a goal through ceremonial magic.
“By means of the secret processes of ceremonial magic it is possible to contact these invisible creatures and gain their help in some human undertaking. Good spirits willingly lend their assistance to any worthy enterprise, but evil spirits serve only those who live to pervert and destroy. . . . The most dangerous form of black magic is the scientific perversion of occult power for the gratification of personal desire.”
Manly P. Hall. The Secret Teachings of All Ages
According to scholars of various philosophies, there occurred, long ago, a systematic destruction of all keys to wisdom, so that no one else could have access to the knowledge. Whoever did it completely inverted the rituals of the ancient mysteries while claiming to preserve them, believing what they did was the right thing to do.
Magic also uses symbols and sacred geometry. Black magic, on the other hand, uses inverted symbolism, taking pure symbols with noble meanings and perverting them. Inverted symbolism seems to be the way to invoke spirits for malevolent purposes.
“They mutilated the rituals of the Mysteries while professing to preserve them, so that even though the neophyte passed through the degrees (Free-Masonry) he could not secure the knowledge to which he was entitled. Idolatry was introduced by encouraging the worship of the images which in the beginning the wise had erected solely as symbols for study and meditation. False interpretations were given to the emblems and figures of the Mysteries, and elaborate theologies were created to confuse the minds of their devotees.”
Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages
It appears there were many black magicians throughout history who strayed from the noble concepts that underly the core of spirituality and working with the spirit world.
White magic, on the other hand, deals with the noble, the morally pure, and cannot be used to accomplish selfish ends. Ego, greed, and personal desire have no place in white magic.
I agree with Socrates that the concepts of white magic exist within all of us and can be used as powerful tools of manifestation, provided one is pure in their heart and intention. It’s simple, and cannot be used as a means to an end, or to fulfil a specific personal desire.
This revelation brought to light something that could still be happening among some of today’s “elite” who completely control almost every single aspect of our lives, from health and finance to entertainment, politics and education. Perhaps some people in places of power got there through black magic? Perhaps not.
I do believe some politicians and other public figures are involved in these types of things, for various reasons, and that perhaps these ceremonies and rituals at the upper levels go far beyond what anyone can imagine.
These ideas are still embedded in pop culture in various ways, which is quite suspicious. Take for example, one episode of Tom and Jerry that aired decades ago. There are various examples like this embedded in children’s cartoons.
Again, a number of examples of this exist within our mainstream culture in a variety of ways. I am reminded of the 2016 Wikileaks dump on John Podesta, the head of Clinton’s presidential campaign and former White House Chief of Staff for Bill Clinton. It revealed that Podesta was invited to a “Spirit Cooking dinner” by artists Marina Abramovic.
Apparently, the origins of Spirit Cooking can be found in Cake of Light, a sacrament in the religion of Thelema which was founded by Aleister Crowley. The ingredients of the Cake of Light include honey, oil, menstrual blood and sperm. The sacrament is meant to symbolize the union between the microcosm, Man, and the macrocosm, the Divine, which is a representation of one of the prime maxims in Hermeticism ‘As Above, So Below.’ The consumption of the Cake of Light is a fulfillment of the sacred circle of the connection between Man and the Divine.
When this happened, the internet went wild, and mainstream publications fiercely defended Abramovic and others from the accusations of being part of a satanic occult, labelling it as a “conspiracy theory,” which it may have been. Who can say for sure?
But revelations like these, and the ceremonies that have been caught on tape, have people asking questions. If we follow traditions throughout the ages, we see accounts of this type of activity in literature and personal accounts. The global elite have always existed, whether it be the aristocracy in ancient Greece and Rome, the church in the middle ages and beyond, or politics today that seem to be controlled by big institutions tasked with supposedly bettering our world.
Perhaps these families have indeed continued to preserve their stranglehold over the human race, flooding us with misinformation, controlling our perception of the world, and dictating what type of life we should desire? We are like robots, encouraged to fit the mould and do the same things. There is a complete control over the human race, and to think that Black Magic could be used to control the masses, as Hall points out, is disturbing.
If history is any indication, this is still going on today. And whenever those who are believed to participate in this type of thing are asked, this is usually the result.
Why is it so hard to believe? Perhaps because our understanding of the limits of reality is controlled by the very same people accused of these practises.
“The masses, deprived of their birthright of understanding and grovelling in ignorance, eventually became the abject slaves of the spiritual impostors. Superstition universally prevailed and the black magicians completely dominated national affairs, with the result that humanity still suffers from the sophistries of the priestcrafts of Atlantis and Egypt.”
Manly P. Hall. The Secret Teachings of All Ages
Elite Pedophilia Fuels The “Conspiracy” Flame
With the Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell saga, elite pedophilia went mainstream. We are talking about children. Epstein once had three 12-year-old girls from poor families flown in from France as a sick birthday present for himself, according to court documents. But who were his clients? What happened to these children? I guess we will never really know.
When it comes to these pedophile rings and what goes on within them, a paper published in European psychiatry explains one (of many) alleged cases:
“Research eventually led to the Franklin scandal that broke in 1989 when hundreds of children were apparently flown around the US to be abused by high ranking ‘Establishment’ members. Former state senator John W DeCamp, cited as one of the most effective legislators in Nebraska history, is today attorney for two of the abuse victims. A 15 year old girl disclosed that she had been abused since the age of 9 and was exposed since the age of 9 and was exposed to ‘ritual murder’ of a new born girl, a small boy (who was subsequently fried and eaten) and three others.”
A recent Balenciaga ad showed unsettling pictures of a child holding teddy bears dressed in bondage outfits in ads that came out around the same time. In the ad, laying on a table, legal documents from a US Supreme Court decision on child porn laws, “hidden in plain site.”
Things like this have been happening for quite some time, and there are multiple examples that are embedded in mainstream culture. Perhaps global consciousness is becoming more aware, which is why they are taking notice now. As far as black magic rituals, the child connections bring in to play the question of ritualistic abuse, for some people at least.
Malachi Martin, for example, was an Irish Catholic priest and writer on the Catholic Church. Originally ordained as a Jesuit priest, he became Professor of Palaeography at the Vatican’s Pontifical Biblical Institute. He is one of many who has alluded to this type of activity within the Vatican, for example
“Most frighteningly for [Pope] John Paul [II], he had come up against the irremovable presence of a malign strength in his own Vatican and in certain bishops’ chanceries. It was what knowledgeable Churchmen called the ‘superforce.’ Rumors, always difficult to verify, tied its installation to the beginning of Pope Paul VI’s reign in 1963. Indeed Paul had alluded somberly to ‘the smoke of Satan which has entered the Sanctuary’. . . an oblique reference to an enthronement ceremony by Satanists in the Vatican. Besides, the incidence of Satanic pedophilia – rites and practices – was already documented among certain bishops and priests as widely dispersed as Turin, in Italy, and South Carolina, in the United States. The cultic acts of Satanic pedophilia are considered by professionals to be the culmination of the Fallen Archangel’s rites.”
Malachi Martin, “The Keys of This Blood”
The Reverend Gabriele Amorth is another example, he was an Italian Roman Catholic Priest, and an exorcist of the Diocese of Rome, which is an administrative branch of the Catholic Church of Rome.
He claimed to have performed tens of thousands of exorcisms over his half a dozen plus decades as a Catholic Priest, and has mentioned a number of times how Satanism is practiced within the Vatican. He has also claimed that girls are commonly kidnapped by a gang of Vatican police and foreign diplomats. He claimed that these girls are recruited for Vatican parties, and crimes with a sexual motive.
A few years ago, Cardinal George Pell, a high ranking Vatican official who was convicted of child sexual abuse was set free, and all charge were dropped.
Then there is the topic or Royal family pedophilia and more. The list of accusations is very long and widespread, and seems to have been a constant theme for decades.
Sonia Poulton, a British journalist, social commentator and filmmaker, has been investigating the dark web of pedophilia for years. Her documentary ‘Paedophiles in Parliament’ is a shocking exposé which links many MP’s to child abuse. You can check that out here.
I think you get the point…
When looking into various subjects, from MK ultra and other forms of mind control, to the information coming from whistleblowers/insiders, pedophilia and more, the use of ceremonial magic for perverse reasons by the elite is really not that far-fetched. Although scary to contemplate, it does happen. It seems we can’t go one Super Bowl without these rituals and strange performances being in some way shape or form connected to dark occult practices.
Those who we consider our leaders, those in positions of great power, those behind the global “corporatocracy” we see today and the propaganda we’re all subject to, could all be guided by ‘spirits’ from places we have yet to learn about. And as a result, the massive manipulation of humanity could be guided by these ‘demonic’ entities.
This does sound quite far fetched, but for scholars of philosophy and the occult, which simply represent the love of wisdom, knowledge and metaphysics, it’s not hard to find strange connections.
As Edward Bernays wrote in his works, “Propaganda,”
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.”
So What? And What Can We Do About It?
If these people are really involved in using ceremonial magic and sorcery to influence their decisions and the direction the human race takes, then obviously this needs to be exposed and these people need to be removed.
That being said, just observing what’s happened this year in Western politics alone was enough to see how much of a joke this whole system is. We cannot continually look to others to solve our problems; we must solve them ourselves. Continuously asking and looking towards a system that incentivizes bad behaviour is not the answer.
Politics seems to be a tool for distraction, and powerful decisions within politics are always made by an individual who clearly does not posses the qualities of leadership. Whether or not some of these people are involved in the content presented in this article, it’s quite clear that our entire system needs a change, and it starts with questioning why we are even participating in it.