Mazurr After a few days, his brain adapted and Stratton saw everything the right way up. Les Bases psychologiques de la sociologie. Nonetheless, although these drugs may produce a religious experience, they need not produce a religious life, unless set within a context of faith and discipline. A Tale in Prose.
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Return to Book Page. Like I mentioned, it is well written, at least, and there are some interesting passages and ideas, albeit, ones that would have been better suited for a fiction novel. Reflecting on the experience afterwards, Huxley finds himself in agreement with philosopher C. He hoped drugs might also break down the barriers of the ego, and both draw him closer to spiritual enlightenment and satisfy his quest as a seeker of knowledge.
The Early Classics of Aldous Huxley. Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of perceptio most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. His drug-induced musings reminded me of the The Exegesis of Philip K. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I recommend this to all artists, intuitives, and introverts. Mar 24, Mike rated it did not like it. The Doors of Perception An interesting section, aldojs I expect has been more thoroughly researched by now, discusses adrenochrome, a product of the decomposition of adrenalin.
Christianity and mescaline seem well-suited for each other; the Native American Church for instance uses the drug as a sacrament, where its use combines religious feeling with decorum.
His final insight is taken from Buddhist scripture: Here he examines what the element of pure art is. They had seen the Istigkeit, the Allness and Infinity of folded cloth and had done their best to render it in paint or stone. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
See all 4 questions about The Doors of Perception…. While under the influence of mescalin, Huxley lost interest in relationships and all sorts of trivial pursuits necessary to sustain life in society. My hopes were partially fulfilled in the second half of the essay, in which Huxley examined the natural human urge to experience the world through the lens of any kind of drug or alcohol, and how this relates to current legal policy and common conceptions of mental well-being.
Jun 15, Nick Allen rated it it was ok Shelves: Sidenote from internet search: The martyrs go hand in hand into the arena; they are crucified alone. In this memoir, Huxley indulges in a careful description of his visions and thoughts whilst under the effect of the drug.
Les portes de la perception: Huxley: : Books Thus it came about that, one bright May morning, four-tenths of a gram of mescaline dissolved in half a glass of water and sat down to wait for the results. View all 4 comments. Anyway Amandas x 2 both did their Ph. Item s unavailable for purchase. In he told TS Eliot that he was starting to meditate and he used other therapies too; the Alexander Technique and the Bates Method of seeing had particular importance in guiding him through personal crises.
If taken time to understand as opposed to demonize and if it were respected as opposed to abused, pure MDMA may be used in the same way as peyote is in some Native American tradition. TOP Related Posts.
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