Aleister Crowley; born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion and philosophy of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleister_Crowley
This is the Unicursal LOVE AND PLEASURE ARE RITUAL Poster, another piece of helpful propaganda from the Ministry of Information at the Hermetic Library, a take on the original trilogy of British posters from WWII with a quote from Aleister Crowley’s The Law of Liberty: “Remember that all acts of love and pleasure are rituals, must be rituals.”
“Crowley finished his life as a sick, wasted heroin addict given to black rages and doubts about the value of his life’s work. His last words as he passed into a coma on December 1, 1947, were, “I am perplexed…” (Steve Turner, Hungry for Heaven, pp. 92,97,98).
Aleister Crowley (October 12, 1875 –December 1,1947) also known as The Great Beast 666, was an English Freemason and occultist. In 1900 he claimed to have discovered the Lost Word of Freemasonry, and that he was contacted by an entity, and given a text, around which he developed his philosophy of Thelema. He would go on to found his own occult society, and a religious commune, which he led from 1920 to 1923. He was denounced in the popular press as "the wickedest man in the world".