The Chaos Protocols: Magical Techniques for Navigating the New Economic Reality

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Llewellyn Worldwide, Apr 8, 2016 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 240 pages

The years since the financial crash have seen the realization dawn that the great promise of modern civilization will go unfulfilled. Study hard, work hard, buy a house, retire happy. It's all a lie, spun for the benefit of a tiny elite. The richest eighty-five people on earth have as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion. Each month, the numbers change but they never improve.

Magical and spiritual discourse has failed to keep up with this new reality. The Chaos Protocols aims to fix that.

Join Gordon White as he shows you how to use chaos magic not only to navigate these trying times, but to triumph as well. Discover how to become invincible through initiation, and wage the mind war that will keep you moving toward what you really want. From sigil magic to working with spiritual allies, The Chaos Protocols helps you act on the unwavering belief that your life should matter and you're not going to let something as trifling as the apocalypse get in the way of it.

Praise:

"Gordon White gives a master class on the hard economic realities and the kind of low down and dirty magic for which he has become famous. Pragmatic, sharp, and funny, The Chaos Protocols is a treasure of a book."—Peter Grey, author of Apocalyptic Witchcraft

"Take two parts Magick Without Tears, a measure of The Wealth of Nations, a pinch of Ian Fleming and a dash of Noel Coward and you have this almost promiscuously readable text. Whoever said books on magick can't be fabulously entertaining as well as eminently practical has obviously not read up on their Gordon White. Remedy that situation."—Chris Knowles, author of The Secret History of Rock n' Roll and Our Gods Wear Spandex

 

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I read this because it was recommended by @m1k3y. Nearly every piece of advice in here that wasn't a magical ritual seemed pretty apt. I really enjoyed reading it, and I highlighted more passages out of it than any other book I've read in 2016. Read full review

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Just read this, and highly recommend it. Full review at http://www.themonthebard.org/the-chaos-protocols/

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Recognizing the Bars
A Probabilistic Universe
Becoming Invincible
Armies of the Dead
Ambivalent Allies Triggering Sync
The Magnificent Game of the King
Wish Granting Squiggles
How to Wage a Mind
THE TEMPLE AT THE END OF CAPITALISM
THE GRIMOIRE THAT WASNT
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Gordon White (London) runs one of the leading chaos magic blogs, Rune Soup. He has worked nationally and internationally for some of the world's largest digital and social media companies, including BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel, and Yelp. Gordon has presented at media events across Europe on social strategy and the changing behaviors and priorities of Generation Y. During this time, he has partied with princes, dined in castles, been mentored by a former director of a private spy agency, and even had a billionaire knight buy him bottles of champagne.

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