This whole section seems explainable in terms of the whole left brain/right brain dichotomy. But instead of looking at these opposites as logic and emotion, let’s look at them as logic and intuition (or instinct, if you will). The logic half is in the wrong here. It is a superior position to trust our instincts. I can make a leap in thinking from point A to point D, but then, when talking to someone who reasons with the other hemisphere of the brain, I have to go back and explain to him how I got from A to B, B to C, and finally C to D. While this may be good exercise, it is in some ways a waste of time, I just intuitively made the leap — and have had this happen so often that I have come to trust my instincts in this matter. Therefore:
“There is a great danger in me;<1> for who doth not understand these runes shall make a great miss. He shall fall down into the pit called Because, and there he shall perish with the dogs of Reason.” [why would the Kundalini be anti-because — Crowley links Hadit to the subconscious mind] The True Will appears to be impulsive, and there’s no point in trying to figure out why It wants what It wants. After all, we are told to find our True Wills, and to do our Wills — not to reason them out.
If you are convinced, for instance, that your True Will, at this particular moment, wants you to learn to speak German. There’s no point in trying to seek out why it wants you to learn German. Such ruminations only dilute your Will, and may eventually lead to you losing contact with your Will.Once you’ve made contact with your Will, it is best to follow it blindly; and remember: no one else can tell you what your Will is!
“Now a curse upon Because and his kin! May Because be accursed for ever!” All this ‘wondering why’ is a waste of time. It is ‘because our Will said<2> so’ and that is enough consideration. Be active, act, go foreward!
“If Will stops and cries Why, invoking Because, then Will stops & does nought”. Stopping in your actions to wonder why your Will appears to want you to do something is a total waste of time, and is an outrageous sin. All you will do by following this course of inaction is to dilute your Will.
“If Power asks why, then is Power weakness.” Act! Move Foreword! Be not idle! Seriously, and trust me on this one: the power in doing your True Will is to act spontaneously and purposefully. Be an alpha person, a creature of intense purpose. Don’t stop, don’t weaken the link between your Will and yourself with some stupid inner debate.
“Also reason is a lie for there is a factor infinite & unknown”. Crowley wrote that the “factor infinite & unknown” is the Subconscious Will. I think the more you are in contact with your Will, the more you do get to know it; as you slowly get to know a new person that you may chance to meet. Though it may be harder to get to know all the little intricacies of your Will — but, that too, will come in time.
“& all their words are skew-wise.” is a dismissal of the common herd of humanity (and their way of reasoning), those who are so caught up in their everyday existence that they have no more spirituality than a mollusk.
“Enough of Because! Be he damned for a dog!” This is the dismissal of all ruminations on Because. What could have been dismissed in a few words has taken pages to put in its place because of the great evil it can do. Just remember the spontaneity of Will!
Ra Hoor Khuit says: “Why? Because of the fall of Because, that he is not there again.” This is a further discrediting of rationalization. Down with Why and Because and Reason!
<1> This is Hadit talking. More on him later.
<2> Not ‘said’ literally, of course.
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