ROUGH DRAFT text and photo copyright Jonathan Zap, 2013 Image: Metal capsule and statement of intentions sitting atop a bronze fountain sculpture on Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado “The science and art of creating change in conformity with will.” —Aleister Crowley’s definition of magick I’d like to offer a couple of chaos magic practices I created: I The Capsule of Intentionality Take a small box, jar, case, metal capsule, etc. —a small, aesthetically pleasing and well made container of some sort, and put a document of thoughtfully written worthy intentions in it. I call this a “Capsule of Intentionality.” Alternatively, you can have a journal book for this purpose only, a book that should also be well made and aesthetically just right. A both/and variation is that the capsule need only contain words to the effect of: “Follow what I have written in my Journal of Intentionality.” Write things in these sacred linguistic/intentionality containing spaces only when you are in the place of your deepest self— a calm, compassionate spacious place. You can write down intentions that you aim to follow lifelong, but you can also write down the carefully defined practices, disciplines, boundaries, specific guidelines [...]
The Way of the Warrior—A Life Stance for Anyone Who Wants to Lead an Effective and Engaged Life
The Way of the Warrior is an archetypal life stance recognized by many cultures. Jonathan’s definition of a Warrior is someone who strives to live alertly, intelligently, attuned to the moment in order to serve life affirming transpersonal values. The introductory essay, “The Way of the Warrior,” defines the path and many of the other documents contain Warrior related quotes and life strategies.