This article is from the Magick Tantra FAQ, by Tyagi Nagasiva firstname.lastname@example.org, Catherine Yronwode email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Some schools of tantra yoga encourage antinomianism
(breaking of cultural taboos, e.g. against eating
certain foods or against having sex with people of
certain social or familial rank). Karezzans do not
encourage antinomianism. Among sex magicians, opinions
are divided. Paschal Beverly Randolph was a fierce
proponent of monogamy and intoxication with hashish
(then legal!); Aleister Crowley advocated "orgies"
of illegal drug use, and engaged in such taboo-
breaking "magical" acts as self-cutting with razor
blades, the eating of excrement, and defecation on a
friend's carpet after a private display of homosexual