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The Most Dangerous Book in the World
9/11 as Mass Ritual
By S.K. Bain
Trine Day LLCCopyright © 2013 S.K. Bain
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Ritual murder is mind control.
— Michael Hoffman, Secret Societies and Psychological Warfare
Act One, Scene One: American Airlines Flight 11 And The North Tower
September 11, 2001. 8:43 a.m. The Boeing 767 descended rapidly through the cloudless sky, its intended target looming larger and larger in the cockpit window. 1500 feet. 1400. 1300. JFK International Airport was 10 miles away — to the southwest. In any case, the plane was moving far too fast to be coming in for a landing. 1200 feet. 1100.
As the plane sped purposefully at the North Tower, the immense concrete-and-steel manifestations of the archetypal Pillars of Hermes topped the Manhattan skyline as they had for three decades. 1000 feet. 900.
The New York Fire Department personnel conducting a hydrant test five blocks from the World Trade Center couldn't see the plane as it flew in, their view was blocked by surrounding buildings. They turned their heads as they heard the roar of jet engines, way too fast, way too low, and way too close.
800 feet ... the firefighters whipped their heads around as they heard, then felt, the enormous explosion. "Holy shit!" they yelled in unison.
The top of the tower swayed a full ten feet to the south immediately following impact. Those on the upper floors felt it rock slowly, slowly, finally stop, and then sway gently back in the opposite direction. Perhaps no more than a fifteen-foot swing altogether, but some found themselves wondering, if ever so briefly, whether the tower would simply keep going and fall over on its side.
Many never felt the swaying. Some people were on the lower floors where the motion was less pronounced. Some had died instantly as the jet-fuel laden craft had exploded through the building in a giant ball of flame, glass, metal and fire; others were too busy trying to escape the flames and smoke to notice.
This symbol of America's financial might again stood motionless, clouds of dark smoke billowing upward, a gaping plane-shaped silhouetted maw in its side. Brilliant orange and yellow flames licked the sides of the building, slithering upward.
A tragedy of historic proportions, but merely the first of that day. An attack, but only the initial wave. The assault on America had just begun ... and with this act of terror and destruction, the largest occult ritual in the history of the world commenced.
"A Horrible Accident"
"There's one terrible pilot," President George W. Bush would later claim was his initial response upon seeing the impact of the first plane. Leaving aside whether or not Bush actually saw the impact when and where he claimed (before entering a Florida classroom), how could anyone viewing footage of the incident have concluded — again, as Bush himself claimed to have said — "It must have been a horrible accident."
Bush, a former Texas Air National Guard pilot, was no Top Gun (actually he went AWOL), but even he, upon viewing footage of a jetliner flying directly into a skyscraper in perfectly clear skies, could not have possibly thought that it was the result of pilot error.
Why would America's Commander-in-Chief potentially lie about his first reaction? Perhaps he had more important things on his mind, things he doesn't want to disclose to us. Perhaps he was using humor to divert attention away from this fact. Perhaps he was mocking us.
Act One, Scene Two: United Airlines Flight 175 And The South Tower
Within minutes every major network was covering the scene live: "The North Tower of the World Trade Center has been hit by a commercial airliner." The world watched transfixed as smoke poured out of the building. Very few notice the second plane until almost immediately before its impact into the South Tower.
A huge pyrotechnic display bloomed onscreen, rolling upwards and morphing into a roiling black cloud as the vaporized fuel was consumed. Screams, gasps ... "a second plane has just hit the World Trade Center."
The planes that hit the North and South Towers would be identified as American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 respectively. Initially, the flight numbers meant nothing to anyone except those who had family members on those planes, but over time the numerical identifiers would come to represent the lost, and become almost synonymous with 9/11.
There were those, however, to whom these numbers, and the ancient symbols represented by the Twin Towers, meant much, much more ... those who were waiting, watching, applauding as the grim script for the day's events unfolded brilliantly and flawlessly. These individuals were not Muslim extremists, not motivated by hatred for the "Great Satan," but paradoxically by a love for Satan himself.
Independent researchers and conspiracy theorists would later question whether or not those flights were even scheduled on 9/11, whether they were in fact the planes that struck the towers, whether they ever took off, whether they were in the air long after supposedly crashing into the towers ... a swirling stew of unending theories about fake passenger manifests, remote-controlled drones, fictitious passengers, still- living hijackers, and on and on. But the official story, and the script, was all that really mattered. People in fear will believe what they are told to believe.CHAPTER 2
Man and His Symbols
Symbols are oracular forms — mysterious patterns creating vortices in the substances of the invisible world. They are centers of a mighty force, figures pregnant with an awful power, which, when properly fashioned, loose fiery whirlwinds upon the earth.
— Manly P. Hall, Lectures on Ancient Philosophy
In order to understand the occult script for 9/11, one must possess at least a rudimentary knowledge of occult practice, and learn the basic language and grammar of occult communications and operations. Any good investigator will also seek to get inside the criminal mind, to occupy their psychic space, to see the world through their eyes, to understand how they think and why they act as they do.
The Occult Script for 9/11: A Grimoire
The numbers and symbols involved with the 9/11 MegaRitual, as well as the "order of services," constitute a grand Magickal Operation, as the reconstructed script will show. Indeed, the completed script could be thought of as a contemporary grimoire, or textbook of magic.
Such books typically include instructions on how to create magical objects like talismans and amulets, how to perform magical spells, charms and divination and also how to summon or invoke supernatural entities such as angels, spirits, and demons. It is most commonly believed that the term grimoire originated from the Old French word grammaire, which had initially been used to refer to all books written in Latin.
"Effectively a grimoire is a book of black magic, and just as grammar describes a fixed set of symbols and the means of their incorporation to properly produce well-formed, meaningful sentences and texts, a grimoire describes a set of magical symbols and how best to properly combine them in order to produce the desired effects. True grimoires contain elaborate rituals," which, as will be seen, 9/11 most certainly was.
In Chapter 18 of Manly P. Hall's The Secret Teachings of All Ages, entitled "Ceremonial Magic and Sorcery," he states that "Ceremonial magic is the ancient art of invoking and controlling spirits by a scientific application of certain formulæ." 9/11 was the largest-scale occult ritual in history, a globally-televised hideous act of ceremonial magic.
Powerful numbers and symbols played key roles in this global ceremony. Co-founder of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, William Wynn Westcott (1848-1925), writes, "The followers of Pythagoras ... referred every object, planet, man, idea and essence to some number or other, in a way, which to most moderns must seem curious and mystical in the highest degree. ... 'The numerals of Pythagoras,' says Porphyry, who lived about 300 A.D., 'were hieroglyphic symbols, by means whereof he explained all ideas concerning the nature of things.'"
Reinforcing the importance of numbers in occult thought, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891), one of the founders of the Theosophical Society, writes in Isis Unveiled, "Numbers are a key to the ancient views of cosmogony — in its broad sense, spiritually as well as physically considered and to the evolution of the present human race; all systems of religious mysticism are based upon numerals. The sacredness of numbers begins with the Great First Cause, the One, and ends only with the naught or zero — symbol of the infinite and boundless universe."
"Numbers," echoes Carl Gustav Jung in Man and His Symbols, "are not concepts consciously invented by men for purposes of calculation. They are spontaneous and autonomous products of the unconscious."CHAPTER 3
"We stand for things."
— George W. Bush, Davenport, Iowa, 2004
[11: "The essence of all that is sinful, harmful and imperfect"
Act One, Scene One Interpreted
September 11th, American Airlines Flight 11 ... Of the number 11, William Wynn Westcott writes, "This seems to have been the type of a number with an evil reputation among all peoples. The Kabalists contrasted it with the perfection of the Decad, and just as the Sephirotic number is the form of all good things, so eleven is the essence of all that is sinful, harmful and imperfect" [emphasis added]. Thus, we can understand the repeated incorporation of the number 11 into the ritual. As "the essence of all that is sinful, harmful and imperfect," 11 was the number of choice with which to initiate the ritual and declare its true nature.
Pillars of Hermes
The 11 could also be seen as symbolizing the Twin Towers, which were themselves powerful modern versions of the ancient Pillars of Hermes.
These splendorous columns are mentioned by numerous credible sources down through history. The Greek legislator, Solon, saw them and noted that they memorialized the destruction of Atlantis. The pillars were what the historian Herodotus described in a temple he visited around 450 BC: "One pillar was of pure gold," he wrote, "and the other was as of emerald, which glowed at night with great brilliancy." In Iamblichus: On the Mysteries, Thomas Taylor quotes an ancient author who says the Pillars of Hermes dated to before the Great Flood. The mysterious pillars are also described by Achilles Tatius, Dio Chrysostom, Laertius, and other Roman and Greek historians."
In addition to being known as the God of Trade and Commerce, the Greek god Hermes was the patron roads and boundaries, and rectangular pillars of stone or bronze, called herma, were often used as road and boundary markers. The Twin Towers were not only modern concrete- and-steel re-creations of the famed Pillars of Hermes, but also symbolically marked the boundary between this realm and the next — between our world and that of the dead. Associated with the crossing of boundaries, Hermes, also the god of doorways, was a fitting psychopomp, or conductor of the dead to the Underworld, as he was known — a role that was certainly invoked on 9/11.
Homer and Hesiod portrayed Hermes as the author of skilled or deceptive acts; in the Iliad, he was said to be "excellent in all the tricks." The Homeric hymn to Hermes invokes him as the one "of many shifts (polytropos), blandly cunning, a robber ... a thief at the gates." Among the functions commonly linked to him in Greek literature are intrigues and covert reasons, fraud and perjury, wit and ambiguity. Thus he was a patron of speakers, heralds, ambassadors and diplomats, messengers and thieves. In mythology, and in the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a god, goddess, spirit, man, woman, or anthropomorphic animal who plays tricks or otherwise disobeys normal rules and conventional behavior. According to prominent folklorist Yeleazar Meletinsky, Hermes is a deified trickster.
Whether as the god of commerce, the psychopomp, or deified trickster, multiple aspects of Hermes' character were invoked on 9/11 by those conducting the ceremony, and the destruction of these modern representations of the fabled Pillars of Hermes, signified — fittingly for the god of doorways — the opening of a metaphysical doorway.
The Twin Towers, and the space between them, represented a gateway and their destruction signified the rending of the barrier between worlds, the symbolic tearing of the Veil of Isis — creating a portal, unveiling the Holy of Holies. The idea of the Twin Towers as gateways further links to the Zodiacal sign of Gemini, the Twins, and its position as a celestial/heavenly gateway (see page 83 for additional discussion on this topic), a prime example of the key principle of "As Above, So Below."
The Two Pillars of Freemasonry, Sacrificial Altars
Not to be ignored is the tradition of the Freemasons in regard to the two pillars, which are a prominent emblem of their Craft. They represent the pillars Jachin and Boaz, which Hiram of Tyre made for Solomon, and set one on either side of the entrance to the Temple, to commemorate the pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night which guided the Israelites in their forty years' wanderings in the wilderness.
Thus, the Twin Towers not only represented the Pillars of Hermes, but also evoked the Freemasons' Jachin and Boaz. Beyond what they represented, however, is what the towers became on 9/11 — altars, massive sacrificial altars, for sacrifice by fire.
"The Number of Magick in Itself"
Before moving on to interpret Scene Two, there is one other occult authority we must meet, one who considered the number 11 as "the number of Magick in itself ...[and] therefore suitable to all types of operation," as well as "the sacred number par excellence of the new Aeon [the Aeon of Horus]." This person is Aleister Crowley. In his best known writing, entitled The Book of the Law, Crowley states "My number is 11, as all their numbers who are of us." (Crowley used the spelling "magick" to distinguish ceremonial magic from ordinary sleight-of-hand trickery.)
The repeated use of the number 11 (and it will make further appearances throughout the script), then, not only characterized the nature of the act, but also signaled the commencement of a magical operation.
"The Wickedest Man in the World"
"I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word," Aleister Crowley once said about Satan. "I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff."
Born Edward Alexander Crowley, Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), also known as both "Frater Perdurabo" and "The Great Beast," was an influential English occultist, astrologer, mystic, poet and ceremonial magician, responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema. In this latter role, Crowley came to see himself as a prophet entrusted with informing humanity that it was entering the new Aeon of Horus.
Born into a wealthy upper-class family, as a young man he became an influential member of the esoteric Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Subsequently believing that he was being contacted by his Holy Guardian Angel, an entity known as Aiwass, while staying in Egypt in 1904, he "received" a text known as The Book of the Law from what he believed was a divine source, and around which he would come to develop his new philosophy of Thelema. He would go on to found his own occult society, the A:.A:., and eventually rose to become a leader of Ordo Templi Orientis (OTO), before founding a religious commune in Cefalù known as the Abbey of Thelema, which he led from 1920 through 1923. After being evicted from Cefalù he returned to Britain, where he continued to promote Thelema until his death.
Crowley was a bisexual, a recreational drug experimenter and a social critic. In many of these roles he was in revolt against the moral and religious values of his time, espousing a form of libertinism based upon the rule of "Do What Thou Wilt." Because of this, he gained widespread notoriety during his lifetime, and was denounced in the popular press of the day as "the wickedest man in the world."
Crowley has remained an influential figure and is widely thought of as the most influential occultist of all time. A Cambridge-educated world traveler, Crowley associated with the artistic and cultural luminaries of his era, including such noted figures as Ernest Hemingway, W. B. Yeats and H. L. Mencken.
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