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Mike

Michael Aquino and AMORC
« on: September 12, 2017, 07:48:51 pm »
I have no idea if I'm posting in the right place, but...
Does anyone have the vaguest idea why Michael Aquino is/was recently involved with AMORC (p13 of his CV: http://www.rachane.org/docs/AquinoVitae.pdf)? It is several miles beyond bewildering (my jaw is currently resting on the axminster) so I would genuinely appreciate ANY illumination...

crossfire

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 08:09:03 pm »
I have no idea if I'm posting in the right place, but...
Does anyone have the vaguest idea why Michael Aquino is/was recently involved with AMORC (p13 of his CV: http://www.rachane.org/docs/AquinoVitae.pdf)? It is several miles beyond bewildering (my jaw is currently resting on the axminster) so I would genuinely appreciate ANY illumination...

Bad link when you click on it.  Try this one:
http://www.rachane.org/docs/AquinoVitae.pdf
"Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you."
~Carl Jung

Setamontet

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2017, 03:05:27 pm »
I have no idea if I'm posting in the right place, but...
Does anyone have the vaguest idea why Michael Aquino is/was recently involved with AMORC (p13 of his CV: http://www.rachane.org/docs/AquinoVitae.pdf)? It is several miles beyond bewildering (my jaw is currently resting on the axminster) so I would genuinely appreciate ANY illumination...

It's not a concern of mine or a mystery to me, but if it is so "bewildering" to you perhaps you should ask Dr. Aquino yourself?
« Last Edit: September 13, 2017, 03:39:49 pm by Setamontet »

"O learn the Law, my brothers of the night - the Great Law and the Lesser Law.
The Great Law brings the balance and doth persist without mercy.
The Lesser Law abideth as the key, and the Shining Trapezoid is the door!"  Anton LaVey

pi_rameses

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2017, 05:24:03 pm »
One of the rays of the spectrum in the Order of the Trapezoid - in which he was the second Grandmaster - is Magica Germanica. Magica Germanica entails the German lodge traditions so that includes the Bavarian Illuminati and the Rosicrucians.

There is still more that Dr, Aquino would like to experience I'm sure. But he definitely could supply a more satisfactory or adequate answer.
Pro omnis dominos viae sinistra, sic itur ad astra
Nylfmedli14

Xepera maSet

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 06:25:10 pm »
I've been meaning to invite Dr. Aquino here, it has to be better for him than 600c haha. I'll contact him when I'm off, maybe he'll at least address this question.
AKA: Three Scarabs, 1137


The stars don't tell the future, Donkey.
They tell stories.
- Shrek

Setamontet

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2017, 06:25:41 pm »
One of the rays of the spectrum in the Order of the Trapezoid - in which he was the second Grandmaster - is Magica Germanica. Magica Germanica entails the German lodge traditions so that includes the Bavarian Illuminati and the Rosicrucians.

There is still more that Dr, Aquino would like to experience I'm sure. But he definitely could supply a more satisfactory or adequate answer.

Dr. Aquino is his own being and does not owe anyone any kind of explanation, and is not obligated to provide any further answers to anybody or any questions than he already has over so many years and decades.  But you folks do what you want, I am not one to stifle you or your interests.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2017, 07:05:48 pm by Setamontet »

"O learn the Law, my brothers of the night - the Great Law and the Lesser Law.
The Great Law brings the balance and doth persist without mercy.
The Lesser Law abideth as the key, and the Shining Trapezoid is the door!"  Anton LaVey

pi_rameses

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2017, 07:09:09 pm »
One of the rays of the spectrum in the Order of the Trapezoid - in which he was the second Grandmaster - is Magica Germanica. Magica Germanica entails the German lodge traditions so that includes the Bavarian Illuminati and the Rosicrucians.

There is still more that Dr, Aquino would like to experience I'm sure. But he definitely could supply a more satisfactory or adequate answer.

Dr. Aquino is his own being and does not owe anyone any kind of explanation, and is not obligated to provide any further answers to anybody or any questions than he already has over so many years and decades.  But you folks do what you want, I am not one to stifle you or your interests.  However, I may very well stand in contradiction to your own mind and will.

Certainly @Setamontet . What I meant was that he could supply an answer to the inquisitor better than that of an observer such as myself. But it does not mean that he is obliged to do so.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2017, 09:03:03 pm by pi_ramesses »
Pro omnis dominos viae sinistra, sic itur ad astra
Nylfmedli14

Xepera maSet

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 10:14:41 pm »
I certainly don't think Dr. Aquino "owes us" an explanation, I'd just be curious to know the thought behind joining.
AKA: Three Scarabs, 1137


The stars don't tell the future, Donkey.
They tell stories.
- Shrek

Sutekh

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2017, 01:39:31 am »
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I've been meaning to invite Dr. Aquino here, it has to be better for him than 600c haha. I'll contact him when I'm off, maybe he'll at least address this question.

I actually had the same idea in mind on having him in the forums. I was originally thinking on talking about my idea to you and the other founders,  if it would be awesome to have him on board. :)

"Our collective ambition is that the membership of the Order of the Serpent also serves as guardians of the Black Flame and collaborates with the Prince of Darkness in the Infernal Mandate of re-creating the Cosmos in the eternal glory of the Setian Will!"-Setamontet

Mike

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2017, 01:11:08 pm »
I seem to have inadvertently generated rather more heat than light!

"It's not a concern of mine or a mystery to me, but if it is so "bewildering" to you perhaps you should ask Dr. Aquino yourself?"

Setamontet - not sure you intended that to be quite as disapproving as it sounds, however, given the significance of Michael Aquino, my query seemed both legitimate and reasonable to me on a forum rich in Setians. I can appreciate your lack of concern, but this is a High Priest of Set, founder of ToS, associating himself with, well, AMORC.  My query arose from information Michael Aquino posted [crossfire thanks for fixing the link] himself, not from trawling through his bins and I promise you I don’t own a telephoto lens.  [I did try to look on Michael Aquino's Google+ Profile page but sadly the link doesn't seem to work and I can find no recent reliable comment regarding the matter]. I received a very kind letter from Michael Aquino in the late 80’s (difficult time for a lot of folk) but I in no sense know him personally or as a correspondent, unlike some of the folk here, so I wouldn’t just fire off a single issue inquisitorial email!

“Dr. Aquino is his own being and does not owe anyone any kind of explanation, and is not obligated to provide any further answers to anybody or any questions than he already has over so many years and decades.”

Well yes obviously, but AMORC seems such an unusual (and yes "bewildering") esoteric school choice as to provoke my curiosity and query! I rather expected someone here would offer me a link or offer me an informed opinion (thank you pi_ramasses). I mean we value a a questioning intellect don't we?

Setamontet

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2017, 02:27:08 pm »
Wanted to post this yesterday but my internet was down.  On looking at my posts again on this thread, they do seem to be a bit hostile, this is regrettable, I do apologize.  The questioning intellect is most valued on this forum and the O.S.  ;)

"O learn the Law, my brothers of the night - the Great Law and the Lesser Law.
The Great Law brings the balance and doth persist without mercy.
The Lesser Law abideth as the key, and the Shining Trapezoid is the door!"  Anton LaVey

Mike

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2017, 03:35:55 pm »
Setamontet - I appreciate that. Thank you [I'd add an appropriate emoji but they are entirely mysterious to me!].

Frater V.I.M.

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2017, 02:51:57 pm »
Aquino recently published a full book explaining the entire adventure in-depth. It's a pretty entertaining volume. It's available here:

https://www.amazon.com/IlluminAnX-Rosicrucianism-Reawakened-Michael-Aquino-ebook/dp/B077D9Q2ZR/

Not only does it detail the entire saga of his involvement, but the book is also his attempt at telling AMORC that their whole shtick is more or less broken from the ground up, and him supplying them with a new version of their own stuff that he thinks will actually benefit someone. Whether or not AMORC will actually suddenly reformulate their entire system in light of Aquino's vision of what they could and should be, only time will tell. But I wouldn't bet on it. As you'll see in the book, he was terminated from AMORC simply for making a long post to their forum detailing the eight emanations of the Mind-Star, and telling 'em that the AMORC views on reincarnation and the eventual fate of the soul is a bunch of gibberish. Of course, Aquino tries to stress that he's not being mean to AMORC, or trying to bust their balls . . . but he totally busts their balls left and right all the same. It's some pretty wonderful reading.
"If somebody were to say ‘well, do you worship Set?’ YES. And what is Set? It is the collective phenomena of conscious existence and self-awareness. And yes we worship that. It is a wonderful, magnificent, beautiful thing.” - Dr. Aquino

BasiliskEggg

Re: Michael Aquino and AMORC
« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2017, 01:37:58 am »
I have received IlluminANX - But I havent had the chance to finish it yet.