"A clear idea of the nature of the magical Egregore, or group form,
should be built up in the mind in order that the aspirant may
understand what part he plays in the whole complex scheme, and thereby
may know how closely he is guided and aided in his chosen work."
— Eliphas Levi, The Great Secret, 1975. Chapter 10, 'The Magnetism of
Evil' (pp. 127-136)
Slowly, with the passing of time, in each of our lives, our picture of
the world becomes clearer. A lifetime of lessons coalesces into the
snapshot of a menu that essentially becomes our main operating system.
It is what we believe.
The Jews are right, you know. There is no God. He’s an invention. And
the Jews ought to know. They invented him. In Egypt, a ritual
consolidation of thought, in fact, that actually cut off our
communication with nature. The Jews continue to invent God every day,
in every way, by giving you all the things you always wanted. They have
created, literally and tangibly, the God you worship. This is the
prison of God in which we all are poisoned.
Since all human history has been recorded by human hands and human
minds, how could any particle of information be anything other than a
human construction? It is logically impossible. No great being has ever
communicated with any prophet. No saint has ever been guided by
extra-human information. No pope has ever spoken with a sanction from
some divine being. These are all metaphors for something else. Call it
wishful thinking. It’s all part of the human imagination.
Hallucinations reproduced in reality. A metaphor constructed to
anesthetize your fear of death. After all, the human imagination is
limitless. Why wouldn’t we invent a surefire way not to worry about
death? That way we would never have to think about what it actually
means and how it undermines every action we undertake.
We can figure out a way to the future that is happy instead of
capitalistically predatory in the way that it is now. But we have to be
real, and admit that we die, rather than insisting we have a foolproof
plan for eternal life. That deliberate act of volition prevents us from
accurately perceiving our own belief systems. We willingly deceive
ourselves with stories we know can’t possibly be true, and too often
wind up in a place we didn’t intend to go. Too many lies have been told
to trust in the reputations of partisan apologists.
But that’s not the worst of it. The lies we have created for ourselves
as truth are now manifesting, full flower, in our own reality. The lies
we have told ourselves about death are somehow being re-created in the
real world, and pathological mass death is the result.
Who are we killing when all those shining souls lying raped in the dust
of an Iraqi bomb crater die? How much of ourselves dies, as well? And
what dark shadowperson, locked in dark rituals of semiconscious
consumption, looks the other way at too many junctures in his life to
ever once see the eternal flashpoints that shine out from the river of
love that guides our hope.
Human history is only a fulfilled dream. We created a fast buck
operation as often and as expediently as possible. The practice of
usury has catapulted itself to the top of the fabric of human ideation.
It governs what we do, in all instances. As a result, the surface of
the earth has been very nearly killed by its profit-making schemes.
This dominance of thought hearkens back to remnants of a savage time
where force was eventually codified into law, or business agreements.
The men who made the rules then still have the money now, and are using
it as a hammer by which to shape the masses into ideological slaves,
semiconscious serfs who do the hypnotic heroin of Fox Media and pretend
real reasons for things that no longer exist, if they ever did at all.
This subject matter has been totally eliminated from U.S. schools, and
only a dwindling presence of discerning souls troubadouring on the
Internet has been able to penetrate only onto the skin of public
consciousness, but not much down into the muscle. Why? The money is
just too important.
Like, how exactly did those Twin Towers come down?
Or, who was this Jewish anarchist named Emma Goldman who furnished the
pistol that assassinated President McKinley in 1900, paving the way for
the first openly Jewish U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt. You
remember. “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” World War I was not
long in coming after he got in.
Are you listening? Can you hear the screaming? Gently fading into a
mellow Wall Street tickertape further metastasizing the commercial
cancer that has taken over your whole body. The screams are the echoes
of your most holy places complicit in the carnage we see everywhere —
and hip to the very plot that drags us all quickly to our graves. They
make a profit from your murder, you know.
But you have your belief system. It keeps you safe. Whether it is
really true is a matter of how good your teachers were, and whether
they accurately summarized the situation we find ourselves in.
The very things in which we place our belief are all part of the same
treacherous semi conscious animal that is doing us harm, and actually
participating in the predatory plunder of human souls for profit. Quite
a belief system, eh? Well, it happens to be yours. After all, we have
to be safe, and this is the product we have decided to buy.
The creation of this idea became the most powerful force in human
history because what we believe is what we do.
Belief in an all-powerful, all-encompassing God ultimately forces you
to commit criminal acts to defend your particular brand of dogma.
And yet, in the dark, near life’s last moments, it is the place toward
which we surely gravitate, with its promise of eternal safety.
The problem this philosophy aimed to solve — and did solve, in a
limited pathological way — is the very paradigm of our society’s
collective self-destructive compulsion.
Ritualizing slaughter, I think, is the nicest way to put it.
Sanctifying the elimination of large part of humanity for the health of
the herd. Isn’t that a nice phrase? What if it’s you? What kind of
country do you live in? And is it a country at all?
In a world about to destroy itself, to call this topic simply ‘the way
things are’ is a useless thought. We have no choice but to change the
way things are if we hope to survive.
All the religions of the world are so null and void. Except perhaps for
the Egyptian goddess Ma’at, and her Feather of Truth.
Religions aim to salve a wound that can’t be healed, except with a lie.
This wound was not meant to be healed. It is the condition of our
It’s a matter of coping with our own internal terror. And the rule is
... never fear what you may not avoid.
Fully realizing your own circumstances certainly helps you understand
the limitations of others. They are the same as your own.
You can’t just exterminate the aberrant. They are the very soul of our
species, the report card, if you will, of our existence. They
constantly remind us what went wrong.
But we are being molded into robots, no longer permitted to see what
the real joys of life actually are, or for that matter, who the real
Warped into a technological singularity that regards faith, hope and
charity as mere commodities to put on sale at Wal-mart.
We let those all those people die so we could continue our treadmill to
capitalistic paranoia and spend our lives working to pay our rent
checks. The process gives us the cancer that is destroying the planet.
Nobody talks about it. In fact, many believe President George W. Bush
actually communicates with God. It may well be true, given what
Almighty God — and especially Almighty G-d — are on the record as
If the servitor gains enough power it can become an egregore,
independent from the will of its creator.
— Levi, op. cit
What is an egregore? It is the psychic and astral entity of a group.
All members of a group, a family, a club, a political party, a religion
or even a country, are psychically included in the egregore of the
organization to which they belong. Of course, each of us belongs to
several egregores at once.
An egregore actually grows by drawing support from the members which
constitute it who, in turn, through their repeated actions vivify it,
somehow helping it to maintain its power. For a beginner, this is where
the danger lies, all the more because of the tendency of man to seek
protection, the price of which is often a loss of freedom.
It may best be defined as a "collective group mind", in both its
conscious and subconscious aspects, which is formed by the united
thinking and feeling of a number of like-minded people.
From the inner point of view, we may see it as a composite thought-form
charged with emotional energy. This energy is evoked from all those who
are linked with the thought-form and, if there are those in the group
who know something of the psychic mechanism involved, it can be
directed upon any chosen target.
(He said ... “it can be directed upon any chosen target.”)
It is obvious that such energy can be used for good or evil purposes,
the intention of those who manipulate the energy within the collective
thought-form determining the way it is directed.
As a general rule, the thought-form is built around some person or
group of persons, and as the numbers admitted increase, so the power
and range of the Egregore increases, and a peculiar reciprocal action
takes place. Each member of the group pours energy into the collective
thought-form but, equally, into each member there also passes the
influence of the group as a whole. This reverse action brings to light
It is increasingly apparent to those outside the group that any member
of it is being influenced to some degree by the pressure of the
collective thinking of all linked with it, and unless care is taken,
the power of independent thought may be reduced. For many people this
is something they actually seek, they may feel inadequate in the
everyday world and feel that by being linked in this way, they are
protected from against what they see as aggressive tendencies from
other people. Or again, they may feel inadequate to deal with new ideas
and situations and feel that the Group mind will do their thinking for
them, and they will not be in danger of wrong thinking.
The word also appeared in The Magical Philosophy, by M. Denning and O.
Phillips, Llewellyn Publications, 1978, Vol.. IV, pp. 92-3, 95:
"That deep level of racial and archetypal egregores...is termed the
Collective Unconscious..." (.p.92)
Eliphas Levi, The Great Secret, Thorson Publishers Ltd., 1975. Chapter
10, 'The Magnetism of Evil' (pp. 127-136) has a multitudinous array of
egregors (spelt without an "e"):
Levi refers to the powers of nature and the cosmos as egregors. "These
colossal forces have sometimes taken a shape and have appeared in the
guise of giants: these are the egregors of the Book of Enoch." (p.
Levi later claims, discussing the planets; "...governed by those genii
which were termed the celestial watchers, or egregors, by the
ancients." (p. 129)
An egregore is a magic(k)al entity that functions with its own will,
explicitly a human creation, rather than an inherent archetype or
psychic representation. It is given life by the intent of its creator
and is initially designed to fulfill a certain goal. This is typically
the role of a servitor as a servant to its master. But if the servitor
gains enough power it can become an egregore, independent from the will
of its creator. It takes on a life of its own.
Satire and cultural appropriation are indicators that a meme has grown
beyond the scale of its original intent. As it passes through more and
more heads its identity expands further into the global mind. As the
egregore yields more of its identity to the mass culture, it grows
beyond the control of its servants. They must simply respond and adapt
to the consumer climate. There is a subtle feedback loop here. The
egregore influences culture, which in turn sets greater demands on the
egregore and its product.
Brand association with genres, lifestyles, and cultural identity bring
meaning and depth to the inherent soullessness of the corporate
egregore. It’s power grows as it occupies more bandwidth in memespace,
and as it clothes itself in emotional aggregates, feeding on dreams &
desire. As pop culture evolves, so too will the masks of the egregore,
enlisting celebrities and popular trends to peddle its product. Even
after the inevitable demise of its material foundation, the egregore
lives on as a relic of antiquity - a memory of pop culture.
"The egregors that are created unconsciously, and in fits of passion,
live only to destroy, giving birth to instincts of power and domination
inside their members. They are the true cause of war and of the
conflicts pitting everyone against everyone else.... As soon as an
egregor causes blood to flow in any manner whatsoever it soils its
inner light with an instinctive power and becomes a negative force of
— Olivier Manitara, from 'The Egregor of the Dove and the Triumph of
"Worship me!" cries the Egregora. "I am the son of God; you are nothing
but a worthless and sinful creature, damned from birth and destined to
hell were it not for my sacrifice; and without me you will never reach
— Marcelo Ramos Motta, from 'Letter to a Brazilian Mason Unexpurgated'
"Because if one classifies the Mystical Church, the Body of Christ,
Freemasonry and Buddhism as egregores, i.e. as 'artificial beings
generated by devotion, enthusiasm and fanaticism,' why not consider God
also as an egregore?" - from Meditations on the Tarot
"Satan is not an actual discarnate, sentient being, but is more than
just a symbol. Satan is, at the very least, today's most powerful
magic(k)al egregore." - Diane Vera, from 'Intro to Satanism'
"A metabeing specializes or tailors the generic constructs and data
structures of general and specific intelligences to its environment.
That is, it defines a shared worldview; it names emotions and
responses; it provides models by which its individual participants can
understand themselves and their world. In so doing, the metabeing
performs a function too large and complex to be done by an individual
in a single incarnation. However, the worldview provided by the
metabeing can overconstrain the evolving individual." - Deb Bodeau, from
'Metabeings and Individuals: Aids and Obstacles to Growth'
An egregore is a discarnate metabeing. Try telling it to a dead Iraqi
that it isn’t real.
"An egregore has the characteristic of having an effectiveness greater
than the mere sum of its individual members. It continuously interacts
with its members, influencing them and being influenced by them. The
interaction works positively by stimulating and assisting its members
but only as long as they behave and act in line with its original aim.
It will stimulate both individually and collectively all those
faculties in the group which will permit the realization of the
objectives of its original program. If this process is continued a long
time the egregore will take on a kind of life of its own, and can
become so strong that even if all its members should die, it would
continue to exist on the inner dimensions and can be contacted even
centuries later by a group of people prepared to live the lives of the
original founders, particularly if they are willing to provide the
initial input of energy to get it going again." — Gaetan Delaforge
"By calling up 'bogus' ancestors from Moses via Solomon to Dr. Faustus
and St. Germain, the magician not only reinvents his own history, he
also is summoning up the egregore of these 'entities' (along with all
their powers and inhibitions of course) - or, to put into Mr.
Sheldrake`s terminology, their morphic fields." Fra.: U.D., from 'Notes
on the role of the historical Egregore in modern Magic'
"The egregore is a group spirit that serves to remind the initiate of
his or her goals. It informs and guides the individual and it protects
the living chain of brotherhood. The living chain of brotherhood is
entered into when a Setian performs a rite of their own creation
intended to protect and enhance the Temple of Set. The egregore
protects the brotherhood by letting them know their enemies are there.
A symbolic representation of the egregore is used to maintain a link to
the Prince of Darkness."
— Sir Ormsond IVth, from: 'Saturnian Principles'
The Egregore is Rothschild, who created a people whose consciences
didn’t recognize the very purpose of our being here, which is to
nurture everything; not control it, and kill it. For more than 200
years, Rothschild has been the king of the Sanhedrin, the council of
rabbis that runs the revolution, and from this position, has gathered
virtually all of the world’s wealth beneath the dark majesty of his
worldwide network. This penetrates deeper into yourself than you
currently comprehend, to put it mildly.
The Egregore is the collective, ritualized fear of death that
psychologically coerces us into accepting provably insane assertions as
a desperate hedge against the prospect of everlasting darkness after
death. That thought of the darkness has always been simply too much to
bear, but really, reveals the emptiness of the entire evolution of
establishment faith machines.
The Romans worshipped Fortune, and capitalism evolved from that, before
the principle of fair pricing between workmen got deliberately
strangled by the middlemen, who glean their principal profits from
criminal activity that is always hidden behind laws they have created.
Fortune failed us, because it ultimately had no purpose, other than
ripping other people off.
This is what we desperately need to understand right now.
The shadow of the egregore limits our perceptions and poisons our
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