The Vice of Kings: How Socialism, Occultism, and the Sexual Revolution Engineered a Culture of Abuse

The Vice of Kings: How Socialism, Occultism, and the Sexual Revolution Engineered a Culture of Abuse

by Jasun Horsley

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ISBN-13: 9781911597049
Publisher: AEON Books
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: N/A
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 392,221
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Jasun Horsley is a writer, filmmaker, artist, and musician. He is on the autism spectrum and sees creativity, spirituality, and the autistic experience (in its purest form) as synonymous: a going inward in order to make sense of what's outside, and vice versa. Writing as Aeolus Kephas, he is the author of The Lucid View.

Table of Contents

Cock-up or Conspiracy? (Author's Note) xv

Introduction Glamor vice xix

Part I Occult Yorkshire: Fabian Family Secrets and Jimmy Savile's Britain

Chapter I The Grandfather: Alec Horsley, Northern Dairies, the Fabian Society 3

Chapter II A brief history of Fabianism: co-opting the left and right 9

Chapter III Havelock Ellis, Lolita, and the sexual child 21

Chapter IV Progressive politics and witchcraft: Brazier's Park, order of Woodcraft, Common Wealth 27

Chapter V Progressive schools: Abbotsholme, Theosophy, Wicca, Grith Fyrd 33

Chapter VI Sex, drugs, rock & roll, and Dandies: Marianne Faithfull, the Stones, Tom Driberg, and LSE 39

Chapter VII Food control, world control: Suez Crisis, Northern Dairies, Marks & Spencer 47

Chapter VIII Mass observation and dance halls: Jimmy Savile's beginnings 53

Chapter IX Evolutionary theory and social engineering: Richard Acland's Common Wealth 61

Chapter X The Gates of Hell: MKULTRA, Robert Graves, William Sargant, and Wasson's Magic Mushroom 67

Chapter XI A Scientific Outlook: Congress for Cultural Freedom, Bertrand Russell, William Empson, and the New Criticism 73

Chapter XII Tentacles across the ocean: Edward House, Woodrow Wilson, the Council on Foreign Relations 83

Chapter XIII Jimmy's Kingdom: LSE, NHS, and the beginnings of psychiatric social work and child care 91

Chapter XIV Strategy of wolves: UK child care system as sex abuse network 99

Chapter XV Child abuse as sex magick and sexual research: Aleister Crowley, Margaret Mead, Alfred Kinsey 107

Chapter XVI World process: Kinderladen, Paedophile Information Exchange, and Labour 117

Chapter XVII A master key: Northern Foods, MIS, Groucho Club, Lord Haskins 127

Chapter XVIII A Lamb among Wolves: Richard Dawkins, Gore Vidal, the Secret of Secrets 139

Part II The Crowley Joke

Chapter XIX Pedophilia and organized ritual abuse 151

Chapter XX None dare call it insanity: Crowley, occultism, and child sacrifice 163

Chapter XXI Island of the Ipsissimus: the Abbey of Thelema 173

Chapter XXII To the assault! or: why should we take Crowley seriously? 181

Chapter XXIII Hangdog with a Hard-On 191

Chapter XXIV A sodomitic will: from the Crow's mouth 201

Chapter XXV Necessary offense: the left-hand path and sexual liberation as social engineering 209

Chapter XXVI A Luciferian Lighthouse: an act of unconscious animal sacrifice 217

Chapter XXVII Circles of denial: checking in with the experts 225

Chapter XXVIII Over to Satan's Side: Espionage, Black Mass, and Blackmail 233

Chapter XXIX A worn-out toy: Poupée's death, God-identification, Garbanzo's passing 239

Chapter XXX Spectral justice: the unconscious confession of the taboo-breaker 249

Chapter XXXI Abuse culture and the law of the strong 257

Chapter XXXII Blood Treason 267

Afterword: The truth of affect 273

Notes 277

References 291

Index 307

About the Author 323

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