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Richard Dawkins' The Blind Watchmaker, first published in 1986 ((My copy is a revised edition released in 2006.)), was written to counter arguments made in favour of creationism by the eighteenth century theology William Paley's Natural Theology, published in 1902.
The Meaning of Social Justice
Every society is founded on a common principle. A group of people is more capable of producing more together than each person would be individually. Industrialized production and specialized labour are some examples of how the group size contributes to a larger per-person output of the social product.
A note on LaVeyan Satanism
In modern and LaVeyan Satanism does not involve devil-worship, rather, practitioners are atheistic, holding the self in the highest position of reverence.
Thelemic Values: A New View on Morality
Ye Olde Morality Most Westerns are familiar with the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai - the ten "thou shalt not"s. This...
On Being a Pagan, by Alain de Benoist
On Being a Pagan is serious, compelling and erudite. I sincerely hope the deceptive cover succeeds in drawing greater attention to this work, as its message is one which should be heard, understood and intelligently integrated into modern Paganism that has yet to shake its past.
The Satanic Scriptures, by Peter H. Gilmore
The Satanic Scriptures, by Peter H. Gilmore Scapegoat Publishing, 0976403595, 302 pp., 2007 To the Satanist, Satan is not a conscious entity to be worshipped, rather...
The History of British Magick After Crowley, by Dave Evans
With The History of British Magick After Crowley Dave Evans has produced a useful source book for students of both magick and history.
Review: And Banish With Laughter, by Soror Diotima
And Banish With Laughter, by Soror Diotima Konton Publishing, 4903462056, 267 pp., 2006 Please understand from the very beginning that Diotima is, among many other things,...
Review: Philosophy of Magic, by Arthur Versluis
Philosophy of Magic, by Arthur Versluis 168 pp, 1986 This is a quick and short read. I liked some aspects of this book, but I'd also...
Peter Carroll’s psycho-historic model of aeonics provides a useful tool with which to evaluate the past and present changes of human consciousness. ((For a...
Review: email to the universe, by Robert Anton Wilson
email to the universe, by Robert Anton Wilson New Falcon Publications, 1561841943, 252 (+1) pp., 2006 In email to the universe we have a bit...
Ethics: More than just right and wrong
It is not an uncommon incident to hear a person attempt to justify their actions with, "But I was drunk..."