There’s a certain hypocrisy in that attitude. It’s the idea that when humans evoke demons, they shouldn’t expect anything to happen if they try to compel them with their own will. They shouldn’t treat them as mere resources for power. They should treat them as people.
However, you also said that because those puny mortals did so, you feel justified in your actions to use other people as mere resources for your projects.
You are willing to reduce other people to being mere resources, using your will and power purely because that’s what your own power allows you to do.
The only difference is the amount of power that you have, that’s what allows you to set the terms for how other people should work with you.
However, what I am suggesting is to shed the idea that we are merely human beings existing in a world shared by other people. Many spirits themselves will tell you that You ARE the center of the universe, your godself that is, it is the godself that does magick and that evokes spirits whenever they appear to you. Moreover, it is because of your own godself that you are manifesting the entire contents of the Void around you purely for your own ascent. The intelligences, human beings, and spirits around you all dance to YOU.
You are the ALL and the ALL does the evoking, similarly, it is the power of the ALL embodied in the magician, capable to break any and all limits imposed on how you want to conduct business, whether it’s by people saying, “ Oh that’s all nonsense, just accept that demons are spirits are sooooo beyond you. You don’t really have much power.”Or people saying, “ Oh, infinity and the Void, just merge with it man.”
For me, it’s about asserting my own will to find what I want out of the world. Does that mean that I think that my human self has that power? Pffff no. But it does mean that I have the right to claim the power to have the entire world move around me, inside ritual and out.