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Recently Deceased A.'.A.'. Member

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.thelema,alt.consciousness.mysticism,talk.religion.misc
From: 333 
Subject: Re: Recently Deceased A.'.A.'. Member
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 05:28:46 GMT

50040709 viii om

 "Alan OBrien" :
#> What was the name of the eminent A A member who died recently? There was a
#> link to a phototgraph of her provided on this NG but I have lost it. (Paul Hume):
# Phyllis Seckler, who was also known by her Order name, Soror Meral.

she was the head of 418 Lodge, and edited "In The Continuum",
which was integral to a particular AA line (Crowley/GCJones=>Jane Wolfe
if my research is at all accurate). it is said that the AA is a facet
or subdomain of the GWB, which is at points contested or overaggrandized.
amusing in-fighting within the (c)OTO had AA-lines at its instigation
and basis (Motta vs Wolfe lines, apparently, and membership squabbling 
infecting the highest echelon of the former (Hymenaeus Beta being one 
dogmatic type, if complaints and his extreme statements be believed, 
at odds with the other(s); cf. fights with Fr. Graeb and others, who
were convinced disciplinary actions taken against them were on account
of their involvement with the "wrong A.'.A.'."!). I'm sure Fr. Koenig
has all the dirt somewhere on his website.

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