Self-Improvement and Interesting Knowledge

I have often spoken about the fact, that I feel that H.P. Lovecraft was not just a horror fiction writer, but that he was indeed a dreamer, that is he was an active participant in astral planes, where he did directly perceive those things, that he wrote about.

I feel that this is the case, because of the intensity of his words, the descriptive nature of them, and the fact that he wrote about many things that he could not have known about, even if he was the prolific occult reader that some have spoken about in his biographies. There are many passages for example, that he used in his supposedly fiction writing, that demonstrated an understanding of occult topics that had few, perhaps no parallels, at that time. He often described what I would term a very deep and highly complex energetic truth, one that was really never found in the contemporary occult writings of the time, and that were not part, in their complexity and intensity, of the occult library that he supposedly possessed.

One such passage, which had an incredible amount of hidden truth, one again that is impossible to just uncover in some text, and write about so eloquently and with such intensity, without actually perceiving it yourself directly, is the small, and now famous couplet from the short story, the nameless city.

This quote is as follows:

“That is not dead which can eternal lie,

And with strange eons even death may die.”

I would personally say that there are three potential interpretations, to the intense energetic truth in this couplet, that incredibly, has been presented as mere fiction, by this amazing writer and practitioner. This couplet by the way, is a true key, hidden as pulp fiction. This is a doorway, a kind of inner portal, that can indeed open entrances into new and sometimes terrifying dimensions. This is as the author would say, part of a great spell from a magic book, that can open doors into odd dimensions, where colossal and monstrous things lie dreaming.

But to get back to the interpretation of this couplet, I would say that there are three interpretations, definitions, of what this couplet actually means, and these explanations could be divided as:

-a regular interpretation for the average reader

-the definition of what a dark outer titan is, by a practising occultist, perhaps a dark practitioner

-and finally, an interpretation or definition of what this all means, for an inner alchemist from my current

We may start by trying to see things just from a fictional writer’s perspective, which is the most common perspective, being that it would be what you would imagine the author is trying to say to the average reader, what he is implying in relatively simple rational terms. That is, what he might be saying to a normal reader, trying to use rational words, to describe something that in its vastness and power, is beyond rationality itself.

What I feel he is trying to say to the average reader, is that there is this colossal and seemingly odious thing, this giant, this Titan, that in its sheer size and horror, has existed so long, and due to the very nature of it, the enormous-ness of it, the size of it, the alien character of it, it does not seem to be touched in some way by the entropy of this world. That through such sheer alien and foul power, power that goes beyond the puny rational understanding of humanity, this thing could exist so long in its lumbering, in its not so quiet dreaming, that eventually through the course of eons, and not just any time, but through the passage of an eternity of odd ages, this thing would even be able to outlast death itself, so that it could see death itself die, and it would continue past death. So that through the sheer massive power of it, the dark magic of it, it would in the end outlive death itself.

That is the first interpretation, and in and of itself, it is an amazing explanation of something that rationality has no equal in the average world, and all of this done in two lines. Magnificent writing really.

Now, why I say that H.P. Lovecraft was more than just an average writer with a great imagination, is that the intensity of the description given here, is only possible for someone who is not just a great writer, but also someone who can directly perceive, what he is trying to describe. I feel that this is so, because of the intensity of the writing, of the amount of information packed into every small bit of it. This could only be achieved by a seer, someone who could directly perceive, using what I referred to as the inner senses, or someone who has mastered the art of astral travel, which I refer to as being a projectionist.

So, in accordance with the power of such a direct seer of such a titan, then we can further add to the above explanation, to those that want a greater than just average and common understanding of H.P. Lovecraft, by saying that such a Titan, such a horror, as the one stumbled upon by the protagonist in the nameless city, is a giant of such monumental proportions, that it occupies space not only in this three dimensional reality, but also in other dimensions. What I mean by this is that this thing that the protagonist has found, is so large, that it basically goes beyond one place, and into multiple dimensions.

This is an incredibly difficult thing to describe, for anyone, but for a master writer like H.P. Lovecraft, his use of incredibly descriptive words, plus his ability to leave certain things, certain particular things, to the imagination, is incredibly potent, and it is indeed a kind of magic. He for example, says that there is this lost city, which in rational terms can be defined as a contained geography of certain proportions understandable in rational terms. But, he also says that within this place there is something that is so big, that it goes beyond the geography of this particular physical place alone. He is saying that there is this thing within this place, that is so heavy, that has so much of a kind of weight of intensity, a horrific weight he adds, that it basically defies the average understanding of the term colossal. As such this thing is so big in a way, it is so heavy in its evil, that it exists in places beyond this place, it exists basically in other dimensions. It is not just on in the city, it is not just in the physical body of the place itself, it is beyond all that, the heinousness of it is beyond physicality.

Due to the sheer size of it, which as I have pointed out is beyond physical, this nameless evil seems to be able to live eternally, in that morbid sleep of it, and because of this colossal multidimensional nature of it, it is not affected in some way by the entropy of this world. In other words, the alien-ness of it is something, that a seer of it, a true seer, using average words, might describe as multidimensional, or as something that is beyond the eons of time.

He alludes to this multidimensional reality, by saying that it cannot be touched somehow, that it can eternally lie without corruption. And in this eternal and unaffected sleep, it can lie so long that it can even cheat death of death itself. He is saying in his general work, that there are Titans out there, in the infinity of the cosmos, Titans which I argue he must have seen directly himself, because of the sheer force and descriptive detail of his writing, that in their colossal nature, these titans, are in a way beyond average death itself. And he says the massive weight of this Titan is such, that it defies dimensions, and due to that force of gravity, like a kind of singularity of evil, it cannot die in this dimension.

This is where his descriptions end in a way using regular terms, but we could continue from an occult, hidden, inner point of view, from an inner perspective, as a continuation from his seeing to my seeing, using the inner senses and the art of projection, in the way of my current as I write about in my books. And from that extended point of view, we could say that the seeing of such inner practitioners does indeed reveal, that such massive Titans do indeed exist out there, and that they do indeed defy what might be termed physical death, through their sheer colossal nature, through their ability to participate simultaneously in many dimensions, and through that force, through that power, that massive intensity, they defy what might be termed natural entropy, and the laws of any one, particular dimension.

And we may go even further, in that extended interpretation of this famous couplet, by considering the point of view and the seeing and doing of a dark occult practitioner. From that perceptive point we could say, that after a lifetime of struggle, such a practitioner, may be able to finally see the true nature of energetic reality, the true nature of the cosmos, and further they may then be able to finally perceive for themselves directly, those outer Titans that H.P. Lovecraft described throughout his work. As such, continuing with such dark occult practices, such a practitioner might continue in their occult efforts, by trying to duplicate the power of such Titans, in whatever way they can.

And they do so, being that such practitioners are indeed real, they do, try to become just like their master, through dark techniques that allow them to gain weight, more and more mass, more gravity, dark intensity, so that they too can eventually begin to occupy different dimensions, and never leave this dimension fully. They then may leave a corpus of themselves here, just like that repellent viewless aura, that encompassed that timeless city that the protagonist found, in the story, the nameless city.

The nature of such dark practitioners is such that, in their struggle to duplicate those outer Titans, a part of them always maintains its tenacious, terrible, hold on this three-dimensional reality, and uses the great desire of the flesh to be found here, the way of the flesh here, the way of the flesh, to bind aspects of themselves to this dimension, and yet move on to others, as well. And in doing so, through dark means, through weight, they try to acquire more and more energy, like fabled vampires, but more. I say more because of the intensity of the technique, of the complexity of it. And in that way, through the acquisition of such power and such weight, always more and more weight, it is their hope to one day defy death in the same way that the Titan from this fantastic tale of horror does, written and described by someone who I believe was indeed a seer, a direct perceiver, of such monstrous entities that are indeed real, not fiction.

Further, and in a final definition of what this couplet can mean, we could say that through such perceptions, and the experiences of those dark practitioners just described, other practitioners, through their particular seeing in accordance with all that can be witnessed, may in their interpretation of all that seeing and doing, move along in a different direction, a direction of lightness as opposed to weight. Instead of binding themselves to this dimension through the love of the flesh, the endless pain and pleasure, the desire, the dark dreaming of that titan from the nameless city, they instead try to let go of all weight and in that fashion move into different dimensions, through lightness as opposed to great weight, and in that manner conquer death not through weight, but through true freedom.

This then is the definition of that famous couplet taken to its furthest point, beyond the common and into the realm of those that know. And this knowing says that, while there are those of an order that try to directly duplicate the weight of the very real outer Titans, there are those that in seeing the folly of them, in the folly of those dark practitioners, decided to use that seeing and that experience, to move in a different way, a contrary way, a way of lightness as opposed to great mass.

In conclusion, I can say that those that can see, will always be hindered by the rational, by the words that one needs to use to describe those things that are outside the scope of those words themselves. Individuals like H.P. Lovecraft in their great gift for words, will squeeze such words and create utter wonder, true magic from them. But those words will always be a kind of limiter as to what is descriptively possible. And yet, within those words, written by a seer, or projectionist, a true practitioner, a true artist such as H.P. Lovecraft, there will always be a kind of intensity in such work, that will flow beyond those words themselves, that will add a kind of intensity or way to them that is very very hard to describe, in rational terms.

Such practitioners and such artists, therefore, will always be hindered because words were never truly designed, to describe those odd angles that they can perceive directly through their inner senses. Such true practitioners may even need to resort to calling their work, their revelation, their magic, fiction.

And due to the fact that the nature of such inner travels is so all-consuming to the psyche, such practitioners will almost always be lonely souls, existing at the fringe of the common world. As such, they may need to try to survive in the human world in any way that they can, at that outer edge, being that such seers cannot function in some crucial ways in the common world. Such powerful seers or projectionists, lost in an alien reality of multiple dimensions, being that they have had access to other dimensions, other dimensions that may have changed them, made them different , not wholly of this human world any longer, they may need to use those very words that they may find so challenging, so limiting, to try to survive in this world.

They may need to resort to any means necessary, to survive in a world, perhaps even calling themselves something that they are not, like fiction writers, writers of weird tales perhaps.

H.P. Lovecraft needed to become a writer of supposed fiction, a writer of strange and weird horror stories. Stories so strange and so new in their perspective, so intense in a hard to define way, that they would never be truly and fully appreciated during his lifetime. But those words, those simple and eloquent words, still managed to have so much intensity, that in time the weight of them would indeed begin to change the face of how humanity perceives itself, and the greater cosmos.

And that is the odd way of magic, and that is the way of intensity. The body may die, but the words live on, and through those words a part of what once was exists still, it gains weight through the mass of human attention, and through that mass, it begins to exist in more than just one dimension, and through that increasing intensity of time and through that power, perhaps in the course of odd eons, that which lies eternal in the minds of humanity, may even, watch death, die.

I received a comment on my site that I found deeply interesting.

The commenter asked me about a particular trend that he had heard about, having to do with astral projection, and the possibility of using various techniques to move into alternate worlds. This particular trend that he wrote to me about was happening in Tik-Tok, which is a short form video hosting site, where people may post videos up to 15 seconds long.

This particular trend that he was talking about, involved a tik-tok group that was interested in something that they referred to as shifting. The commenter explained that this shifting allows the participant to essentially project astrally, and then “shift” their consciousness to a desired reality. In this particular case, most often to some kind of fantasy realm, another timeline, one that is very much like or just like a fantasy or sci fi book or movie.

He asked me if such a thing, in accordance with my practice was possible, and he was also interested in knowing if such an ability meant that the Archon, which is something that I discuss in great detail in some of my books, would then be a moot point. In other words, if one could shift into such other worlds, and stay there for extended periods of time, perhaps worlds where time did not function the same way that it does here, so that an hour in physical reality might mean a week in that other world let us say, then such a thing as a Demiurge or in Archon, if such shifting was possible, would make such Titans laughable, instantly escapable using such techniques.

This is a wonderful comment and question certainly, and the idea that such an interesting trend is happening on tik-tok is quite compelling to me. The commenter, who has experience with astral travel said that many of the techniques discussed seemed viable, and as such it is wonderful for me to know that such a thing is happening, that people are using such sites to share information and experience, and indeed it has always been my hope that people begin to do things like this, exploiting modern technology, and develop modern versions of ancient techniques, and share those in an infinitely agile space,

in order to develop highly creative new techniques and impetus, to accomplish those things that the average rational world believes to be impossible.

There will always be of course a great deal of disinformation, incorrect information, to some degree, in such open forums. But in such agile spaces, where hundreds or thousands of people can express themselves quickly and openly, I feel that a serious practitioner will always gain a great deal from such sources. And the momentum of such a trend, the wave of it, is incredibly important in starting a push away from the morose aspects of current rational reality, where people are constantly being fed limitation and dower news, as opposed to being given wings to fly free.

So, to me, this is perhaps the greatest aspect of this particular news shared by this commenter. But I also feel that in order to help with this trend, I need to give a little bit of nuanced information in accordance with the current of inner alchemy, in the hopes that such information may help people participating in those trends.

To begin with, as I have mentioned on a few article and certain books, more specifically the books, the way of the projectionist, and out of body experiences quickly and naturally, such a thing as shifting is possible, doable, and indeed the way by which inner alchemists are able to begin to defy the great gravity, the dimensional density, of this rational reality, which I have described as being like a trap, like a cube, a small cube, that surrounds us and keeps us bound to a prison of materiality and limitation.

Inner alchemists having discovered techniques that allow them to participate in this kind of shifting, can move into such alternate spaces, alternate realities as it were, and there participate in incredible adventures and perception events, that can begin overtime to greatly change the nature of their being, so that after they become adept in this shifting technique,

after they have spent enough time in those other, more expansive realities, they truly become so free and so vast internally, that when they return to average human reality, in many ways you could say that they have become a kind of alien in their own world, in the average human world.

Such shifting might seem trite to some, who might feel that going to a supposedly perfect fantasy reality might mean nothing in the real world. But such travels can vastly increase a person’s intellect, can open them up to incredible diversity of space and time, and can indeed change them so much overtime that to put it bluntly, the average world becomes slow and banal in comparison.

In accordance with inner alchemy therefore, there are indeed many alternate spaces, spaces that either exist as separate worlds, such as the worlds potentially created in the quantum multi-verse theory, or worlds created by one or a group of such shifters. So, there are in essence alternate worlds, and there are also created worlds, and each one is expansive and changing, growing, just like this world, but depending on the nature of that world, the laws applicable here might not exist there at all. For that reason, participating in those worlds can allow such shifters to become creators, adventurers, psychonaughts of great prowess on some occasions, and being that such inner motion is so unlimited, at least in comparison to the mundane rational reality with all its density, such inner motion is indeed the way to greater human transformation.

Of particular note in this comment, is the idea that such worlds might allow a person to make the Archon moot as it were, and this is the part that needs some nuance in my reply.

While it is possible for such practitioners, such shifters, to begin to greatly expand the size of their world, and even expand the length of their own living existence, by shifting into dimensional spaces that do not have the kind of restrictions to be found here in this dense earthly reality, there are certain limitations that must be understood. Those limitations are indeed part of the challenge of this life let us say, being that overcoming these limitations, these challenges, is the way towards greater growth, which then opens up more and more possibilities that are in essence beyond scope, beyond limitations of any kind as they progress, that indeed can lead such shifters to what may be referred to as eternity.

I have on occasion referred to this challenge as gravity, in order to try to equate such a challenge to the modern quest of moving into space, the space-age, and the current race to get off the planet. But this challenge or obstacle, might also be referred to as density, vibration, or any of the other terms used by any particular discipline that might use and understand such techniques as astral travel, shifting, or the way of the projectionist.

In this particular case though, the best term to explain these Archonic limitations might be entropy. Now, entropy means in the most basic sense, the measure of the possible randomness of any particular system. And what this means within the context of shifting, is that, within that cube that I have spoken of, within that world that we find ourselves as material creatures, there exists a force that has created, that has helped to create, a particular kind of weight or friction within the founding parameters of that world.

The entropy to be found within this material world means in a sense that there is only so much energy that can be accessed, supposedly, and that due to this lack, due to this finite-ness to what is possible, anything and everything done within this particular dimensional cube, this trap, comes at a certain cost in accordance to how close you are to that entropy creating entity, how close you are to the ruler of this dimensional space, how close you are to the Archon.

This may sound complicated, but it all really boils down to the idea that depending on where you are in space-time, depending on where you are in any particular dimension, that entropy will always cost you in accordance to how close you are to the material dimension, which is the dimension where the archonic force rules completely. That entropy means that whatever you do will always cost some energy, some kind of fuel. Everything costs something, there is a barter, a give-and-take, a drag, a gravity, a friction, a density, to everything.

In accordance with inner alchemy, such a fuel can be referred to as the amount of energy that any particular person has, the amount of energy contained within any particular person, personal energy. To simplify things further, inner alchemists can further refine such terms and methodology by saying that that energy, could be perceived within the material world as focus. In other words, personal energy equals personal focus. The more energy the individual has, the more focus that they have, the more fuel that they have, and therefore the more ability that they have to participate in those alternate worlds that the shifters seek.

Now, being that this fuel is all-important, being that focus is all-important, it is this personal power that inner alchemists seek at all costs. And further, it is this fuel that the archon feeds on. So, it is this fuel that the shifters need to spend increasing amounts of time in other worlds, but this fuel is also sought by the archon, and that is the nature of the challenge. And this fuel is all-important, because it allows such shifters to not only extend the amount of time that they can shift, but it also allows them to manipulate to a far greater degree in those other worlds. This is the cost, and this is the challenge of the archon, that fuel. And this is the true nature of entropy in accordance with inner alchemy.

For that reason, it is in that sense a battle with the Archon. The Archon is not moot therefore, because such shifters will always be fighting the entropy created by the Archon. And when such shifters are able to go far enough, that this Archonic entropy loses some of its power because they have gone so far from the material let us say, they will discover that there are other entropy generating entities out there, of titanic proportions, of ever-increasing proportions, that all shifters, that all projectionists, must deal with. And indeed, if such shifters are worth their salt, if they have partaken in great adventures and have been able to fortify themselves and hone their weapons and their armor in those other dimensions, then these obstacles, this increasing complexity in entropy that must be overcome, becomes a source of growth, a way of empowerment.

And in that overcoming, evolution happens, until the projectionist, the shifter, has gained so much fuel and so much ability, that they are able to tackle the greatest entropy generating force for us, death itself.

What I am trying to say, is that there is a cost to things, nothing is free, at least not within this dimensional zone, and being that the shifter’s, the projectionist’s body, their physical essence, is during physical life trapped within this dimensional zone, they must understand that they must contend with this cost. The Archon is not moot, it is our eternal challenge while physically alive, and this means at the very least that a shifter may need to work on their technique, before they are able to get the kinds of results that they seek.

I mention this because it is my desire that such a trend continues, and for that to happen, the obstacles to such a magnificent inner action, this shifting, must be understood so that those that participate in it are not instantly discouraged, but knowing about this entropy to be found in this dimensional reality where they exist as physical beings, they can then incorporate this knowing, and use the infinitely creative space that they have been using thus far, to come up with better and better ways to overcome it.

And let me be clear, in accordance with the practice and the doings of inner alchemy, shifting, the way of the projectionist, is indeed real, possible, and can lead to expanded realities of proportions that are beyond rational scope. And such shifting, can allow such intrepid travelers and adventurers, to participate in journeys of such vast proportions, that such individuals can truly be said to be living out sometimes even multiple lifetimes in realities beyond most people’s imagination.

In many of my writings I often refer to something I call the dark sea. One of my readers asked me to talk a little more about the dark sea, and to define exactly what it means within the context of my writing.

I have given a general definition that I add to my books) so that the reader can understand what I’m talking about, but I would like to make a video in order to explain the meaning of this enigmatic term in a more comprehensive or perhaps more descriptive fashion.

So you may ask, what is the dark sea?


Now, the term itself, comes from the writings of Carlos Castaneda, and I have used it because I think it’s so eloquently describes my direct perceptions of the infinity that surrounds us.


Imagine that you are a fish swimming within an ocean. Due to the fact that you are a fish, you may not even realize that your home is a dark and infinite ocean, a dark sea. Due to your general physiology, you live within a certain patch or band of the dark sea that is your home.

If you go too high your physiology will not allow you to withstand the lighter pressure of this ocean, and your eyes may not be able to withstand the brighter light. Conversely, if you dive deeper than your physiology will allow, then you will not be able to breathe, and you may not be able to see in those deep dark waters.


Due to the general structure of your being, you are bound to only a certain region of a large ocean. From your point of view as a fish within this ocean, the world is only so large and as far as you can tell the only kind of life forms that exist are the ones that either exist alongside you in this particular band of the ocean, or the odd life that sometimes makes its way across your tiny section of the dark sea.

It is the case actually, that your fish eyes can only see a certain range of things, they are after all designed to only be able to exist and thrive in the most symbiotic way possible, only in that certain height within the dark sea that you call home. And therefore, the reality is that across this entire sea there is a great variety of life forms, and most of this life, even though it may be right beside you at this moment, is invisible to you, because your fishy senses cannot perceive them.


Now, let’s say, that you are able to learn to move beyond your little band of the ocean, that somehow you are able to learn techniques that allow you to travel far beyond your particular home within this infinity, and due to this skill you begin to travel and see the many wonders to be found within the ocean.

Through these travels, thanks to the techniques that you have been able to develop, you begin to see that the place that is your home, is very small. That there is infinity any which way you look, and that you can go forever in any one direction without ever discovering and end to this ocean. Indeed, unlike a regular ocean, this ocean that is your home has no bottom, the depths go on forever. And there is also no surface to this ocean, you could always go higher and higher but you will never find an end to the infinity all around you.

The techniques that you have developed, have allowed you to see that you are indeed inside an ocean, that there is therefore a medium that you exist within, that this medium propels you, and that it gives you life; without it you would not be able to live so well and so free as a fish or as any other kind of life form for that matter.


Thanks to your travels you also find that this ocean in which you live is actually quite dark, that is there are certain patches where light congregates, and within these patches or clusters as it were, there is a great deal of life and activity. But, of the totality that you have been able to witness thus far in your travels, most of the ocean seems to be quite dark, indeed there are certain parts within it that are so dark that they seem to be black pools of nothing.

Having become a traveler of this mostly dark ocean, this dark sea, you are at times stunned by the sheer size and the darkness that you may witness. The variety of life and the infinity that you feel sometimes weighs upon you, just like the pressures of an infinite ocean can weigh upon a small fish swimming within the dark pools of an infinite sea.


This is the dark sea, the great dark sea. There is no boundary to it. It is an infinity that stretches all around us every moment of every day. We are beings, like the fish, that are designed to live within certain bands of this infinity. From our point of view it seems that life and reality is only so, but for those that are able to learn ways to travel beyond the band that is their natural home, they soon discover that they indeed live in an infinite cosmos. A vastness so large and so overwhelming, so full of more things than could possibly be imagined, so dark and so fierce, so large and so full of Titanic life far beyond anything that could be imagined or measured, that in the end words fail, rationality or any type of generally used mental syntax, hits a wall that it cannot pass.


The traveler then is faced with only one possibility in trying to describe that darkness to others of its kind, always knowing that they will fail in the end. The best that such a traveller can do is to use a metaphor and refer to the great infinity of all that is, as something akin to an incredibly dark sea.


If you would like to know more about the great dark sea, my descriptions of it and the techniques that I teach others so that they may learn to travel across the great dark see for themselves, then I recommend the book,

The Way of the Projectionist