The following quote resonated with me. However, the article is primarily about the Gnostics and the Archons.
To the horrified astonishment of Dr. Castaneda, the elder sorcerer Don Juan explained how the human mind has been infiltrated by an alien intelligence: “We have a predator that came from the depths of the cosmos and took over the rule of our lives. Human beings are its prisoners. The predator is our lord and master. It has rendered us docile and helpless. If we want to protest, it suppresses our protest. If we want to act independently, it demands that we don’t do so.”
The rest at Women of Esoteria.