Meta-Magick with Philip H. Farber


How to be a Megalomanic NEW Online Course / Live Workshop

The Return of
How to be a Megalomaniac

1 - Day Live Workshop
in Kingston, NY, March 24, 2018

That's right! It's back! The mock seminar that ended it all by unleashing the secrets of world domination (if you think it hasn't all ended, just wait!) has returned to titillate our avarice and make megalomaniacs of us all! (Or if you're not that crazy, use what you learn to protect yourself from those who are!)

The online course is nearing completion, but if you missed that, you can still come to the live event! This will be a one-day in person workshop in Kingston, New York (directions supplied following registration).

Live Workshop Only

What is How to be a Megalomaniac?


How to be a Megalomaniac began many years ago as a fun way to explore the techniques used by politicians, televangelists, gurus, advertisers and other mass-manipulating forces. Here’s the original pitch:


Want to learn the secret keys to manipulating the masses? Do you want followers, henchmen and lackeys to serve your every need? You're either a sick puppy or a True Megalomaniac AND you'll absolutely LOVE this video recording of two seminars by Philip H. Farber that explore the skills and techniques used by gurus, televangelists, politicians and advertisers to build their empires.

THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE MAJOR FUN WHILE YOU LEARN REAL SKILLS! Filmed in low-quality video with extra-high-quality information!


Do you want it all? Now's your chance to learn how to take control of your life - AND EVERYTHING ELSE!

This is the ONLY seminar video of its kind! Not only is this a practical, nitty-gritty, down-and-dirty introduction to Megalo Skills, but it is also an inspired rant on the meaning of life, and a fabulous power-generating opportunity for you!

Ever want to start your own religion or mass movement? Whether you're a full-tilt guru wannabe or a former follower with the will to know how your mind was warped, you'll agree that this seminar is the ONE TRUE WAY. Learn the hypnotic secrets of the televangelists! Perform miracles that will amaze your friends and entrance your followers! Learn to sling total absurdity in a way that will have them reaching for their checkbooks.

Watch as Philip H. Farber, the dynamic, dreadlocked author of FutureRitual: Magick for the 21stCentury, carries out his plans for world domination right before your very eyes. You can sit back and watch, ride his coattails, or use what you will learn from this video to launch your own Megalo Schemes.

Do you want money or sex? Forget it! This is about getting POWER. When you have power, everything else follows!

* Go beyond rapport - learn to generate CHARISMA at will!

* Influence large groups of people, without saying a word!

* Learn televangelist-style hands-on healing - better than Benny Hinn!

* Awaken your Inner Child, give it a spanking, and put it to work mowing the lawn!

* Lose your inhibitions - and keep the profits!


 The original seminar was soon followed by How to be a Megalomaniac Too:


You'll learn how advertisers play on insecurities to sell unnecessary products, how to influence large groups of people and create mass movements (no joke!), how to get intelligent and curious people to march around with goofy grins on their faces, and how your thoughts and actions are intricately interrelated with everyone around you! In addition, the seminar on DVD takes a fresh look at how to influence others without saying a word and includes another easy-to-understand explanation of the televangelist hands-on healing method.

Send your inner child to its room, quit your job, and live like a king or queen with the "How to be a Megalomaniac Too!" video. (Actual mileage may vary.)


So why reboot the series now?


In recent years there have been some big developments in the field of megalomania and quite a bit of new material that can be explored. Yes, the world is weird enough now that megalo skills can be of benefit to the average person (who, of course, isn’t really average if he or she is a True Megalomaniac!). How many people around you have been convinced that their desperate existence is the proper way of things? How many people give up on their dreams, to live lives of boredom and frustration as they fill the crappy roles foisted on them by society? How do we take our lives, our worlds, back for ourselves?


What exactly are Megalo Skills?


As used by advertisers, political entities, gurus and so forth, megalo skills include persuasion and covert manipulation. Those skills, in turn, are based on an ability to observe behavior and respond with appropriate communication. The loop of observation and action has become, on one hand, better understood in recent years and, on the other hand, more complex with the advent of new technology.


Some of the specifics we will discuss and practice:


  • Generating rapport in both individual and group situations
  • Setting up cognitive frames that warp minds in specific directions
  • Postural, breathing, tonality and appearance techniques for group leadership and influence
  • Covert anchoring techniques for mass influence
  • Using memetics and magick for world change (no frog cartoons necessary, thank you)
  • Self Defense from cognitive/hypnotic attack (which you experience constantly, if you use any media)
  • And much more!


Expect a bit more theory and science in the online course and more group practice in the live workshop.


The live workshop will take place at our seminar facility near Kingston, New York. Directions and logistics will be provided following registration. Registrations covers the workshop only – participants will provide their own transportation, food and lodging, if necessary. The class will run from 10am to 5pm, with a 1 hour break for lunch.

Philip H. Farber is the author of Meta-Magick: The Book of Atem – Achieving New States of Consciousness Through NLP, Neuroscience and Ritual (Weiser Books, 2008), Brain Magick: Exercises in Meta-Magick and Invocation (Llewellyn Worldwide, 2011), and other books. He is a Consulting Hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists, a Hypnosis Instructor with the Society for Experiential Trance, a Master Practitioner and Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and an author of many articles about hypnosis, consciousness, meditation and popular culture. He was an entertainment journalist for more than a decade and has made many media appearances, including one in the documentary film Programming the Nation, about the impact of subliminal advertising. Mr. Farber has been booked to present lectures, workshops and seminars at conferences throughout the United States and UK (including the National Guild of Hypnotists conference, the International Conference on Shamanism, the Equinox Festival, the Starwood Festival, and many more). His own seminars have filled venues in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, London, Amsterdam, and many other locations.

“Philip H. Farber has once again shown where magick meets the brain.” – Richard Bandler, co-founder of NLP

“[This is] the first magick manual entirely contemporary with modern science and the only one that will really prepare the student for life in the 21st Century.” – Robert Anton Wilson, author Cosmic Trigger and Illuminatus

"Phil Farber has a genius for transformative edu-tainment. His writing captures the warmth and liveliness of his workshops because multisensory experiential processes are part of every page." --Iona Miller, co-author of The Modern Alchemist

"Meta-Magick is a brilliant and patently original book of magical instruction that future generations will revere as an 'ancient classic.'" -- Lon Milo DuQuette, author of My Life with the Spirits and Enochian Vision Magick

"The intent of Farber's ongoing literary sigil is to move his readers beyond the practice of individual magicks into the shared space of collective, consensual hallucination.... Farber quickly branches out in new directions - casting a visionary world picture as if it were a guide book, a description and instruction manual to a realm that is quite literally created in the process of its depiction and subsequent imagination." - Douglas Rushkoff, author of Coercion and Media Virus


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