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It was perhaps fortuitous that i seemed to be cogitating on the nature of phenomena that day. I have a propensity to navigate recondite subject matter and perhaps it was inevitable the turn my thought processes took that day. 561 more words

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The Invisible Landscape

Mind Hallucinogens and the I Ching, New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

The Invisible Landscape is the most esoteric of the three McKenna books reviewed here. Many of the topics he treats in his other books, he treats here as well, but he presents them under a slightly different light, or in more subtle language. 1,032 more words

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Food of the Gods

The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishers, 1993.

Food of the Gods of perhaps the best book Terence McKenna has written, and I have read it with an enthusiastic participation that I have rarely experienced in my literary life. 2,016 more words

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The Dust Has Settled

The dust has settled…clarity returned.

Why stir it up?

Do You feel the need to ease your conscience?

When others have moved on,

and left the dust to settle. 16 more words


Monday 20 April 2015 - Consciousness: The nature of reality

What is real, what is not? Are we to solely rely on our physical senses to determine what is ‘real’? If were to only allow our physical senses (taste, sound, touch, visual, auditory) to drive our perceptions and interpretations of reality are we still not limiting the infinite nature of reality? 288 more words


The Language of the Body

Physical Dynamics and Character Structure: How the Body Reveals Personality, Alachua, Fl: Bioenergetic Press 1958/2003

It is noteworthy to see that Lowen wrote The Language of the Body before Pleasure: A Creative Approach to Life, the book I discussed earlier. 1,244 more words

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A Creative Approach to Life, Alachua, Fl: Bioenergetic Press, 1970/2004.

In Pleasure: A Creative Approach to Life, Alexander Lowen (1910-2008) explains why pleasure is of the utmost importance for a sane and balanced life, and for both mental and physical health and wellbeing. 3,548 more words

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