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The Neverending Story

Discussion in 'Satanism DIR' started by Sirona, May 25, 2014.

  1. Sirona

    Sirona Hindu Wannabe

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    Has anybody of you read The Neverending Story by Michael Ende? I read about some rumors about its alleged Satanic content. The only thing I recognize is the word Moonchild which IMHO has something to do with Aleister Crowley. I'd be happy if some expert could help me out.
     
  2. Saint Frankenstein

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    I've seen the movie a bunch of times but haven't read the book yet. I don't know of any Satanic material in it.
     
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    Why's "moonchild" associated with Crowley, and why's this in the Satanic DIR specifically?
     
  4. Shadow Wolf

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    I watched the movie(s?) many years ago as a child, and other than the giant flying dog I don't remember anything about it.
     
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    Never heard of it
     
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    It's a dragon, a luck dragon ;)
     
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    Well, he looked like a giant flying dog.
     
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    Here’s what I found on Moonchild and Aleister Crowley: :rolleyes:
    MOON CHILDREN, WHAT ARE THEY? |
     
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    Fireside_Hindu Jai Lakshmi Maa

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    I've read it and it is one of my favorites.

    While it's been a long time I honestly didn't pick up on any Satanist things, but then again, I wasn't looking for anything and I don't really know what qualifies. I saw it as an epic fantasy novel. Nothing more, nothing less.

    :camp:
     
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    I don’t think that The Neverending Story is satanic per se but I got the impression that Ende takes symbols from Satanism and gives them a new meaning. “Moonchild”, Bastian’s task of finding his True Will and the inscription on the back of Auryn "Do What thou wilt" are all Crowley concepts, but as usual it’s the question how the reader interprets them.
     
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