In a letter to Karl Germer dated June 19, 1949, Parsons said he lost the clearance for membership in the OTO and for publicly circulating Liber oz, a statement of “the rights of man.” Known also as Liber LXXVII, certain elements of the statement are understandably disturbing to different factions of society and, although Parsons may have viewed himself a teacher destined to affect the powers that be, the latter, according him, evidently perceived him and his ideas as a security risk. Liber oz reads in full as follows:

The law of the strong: this is our law and the joy of the world.-AL 11:2

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.-AL 1:40

Thou hast no right but to do thy will. Do that, and no other shall say nay.-AL 1:42-3

Every man and every woman is a star. -AL 1:3

There is no god but man.1. Man has the right to live by his own law-to live in the way that he wills to do: to work as he will: to play as he will: to rest as he will: to die when and how he will.2. Man has the right to eat what he will:to drink what he will: to dwell where he will: to move as he will upon the face of the earth.3. Man has the right to think what he will:to speak what he will: to write what he will: to draw, paint, carve, etch, mould, build as he will: to dress as he will.4. Man has the right to love as he will: -Take your fill and will of love as ye will, when, where, and with whom ye will.-AL 1:515.

Man has the right to kill those who would thwart these rights.

Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons 
by John Carter, Robert Anton Wilson

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