• Physical processes alone will never completely explain the existence of the universe , life , and consciousness . Religious answers are just wishful thinking and wanton fabrication cast over a bottomless pit of ignorance . To explain their occult and mystical experiences , magicians are forced to develop models beyond the scope of materialistic or religious systems .

    Peter J. Carroll (1987). “Liber Null & Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic”, p.151, Weiser Books