The Rise of Ancient Aliens: From Lovecraft to Von Däniken
By Derek P. Gilbert, Host of SkyWatch TV
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In the early 1970s, Kenneth Grant, personal secretary to Aleister Crowley twenty-five years earlier, broke with the American branch of Crowley’s Ordo Templi Orientis and formed his own Thelemic organization, the Typhonian O.T.O. The “Sirius/Set current” that Grant identified in the ‘50s referred to the Egyptian deity Set, god of the desert, storms, foreigners, violence, and chaos.
To grasp the significance of Grant’s innovation to Crowley’s religion, a brief history of Set is in order.