Liber OZ

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"Liber OZ" (or "Book 77") is a single page by English author and occultist Aleister Crowley purporting to declare mankind's basic and intrinsic rights according to Crowley's philosophy of Thelema. Written in 1941[1] (though based on a much earlier O.T.O. initiation lecture),[citation needed] the work consists of five succinct and concise paragraphs, being one of the last and shortest of Crowley's many "libri," or books.[2]

Crowley wrote the piece for Louis Wilkinson[1] in order to convey as simply as possible the "O.T.O. plan in words of one syllable" broken down into "five sections: moral, bodily, mental, sexual, and the safeguard tyrannicide...".[3]

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  1. ^ a b Sabazius X°. "Observations on Liber OZ".
  2. ^ The Equinox: The Review of Scientific Illuminism, Samuel Weiser, 1990, page 144
  3. ^ Crowley, Aleister; Desti, Mary & Waddell, Leila (2004) [1997]. "Editor's note to p. 689 Appendix VIII". In Hymenaeus Beta (ed.). Magick : Liber ABA, Book 4, parts I-IV (2nd. revised ed.). York Beach, Maine: S. Weiser. p. 788. ISBN 978-0-87728-919-7. OCLC 316894481.

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