A smattering of otherwise sensible humans have dropped out and followed our hero and his kool aid to Berkeley, where they’ve holed up in a condemned house and have adopted a new style: 24/7 nudity. Meanwhile . . .
The great weakness of Wikipedia is its excessive number of ideologues and their desire for control. The “fringe” topics on Wikipedia are subject to control by ideologues working together. They call themselves skeptics, but they are really just true believers of a different sort.
"The Joyous Cosmology inevitably sends me into a state of poetic euphoria and anarchistic delight," writes Daniel Pinchbeck in his introduction to a new edition of Alan Watts' classic account of the psychedelic experience. Followed by the author's prologue.
God is an Earthly container for the Entities
that incorporate into him and heal through him. The interactions of these Entities with visitors to the
Casa, before, during, and after their visits, weave a vast tapestry of healing.
Dynamic paradoxicalism is my attempt to
create a meta-philosophy that is a counter to fundamentalist and absolutist
thought, which is nearly as common amongst New Agers and the Left as it is
amongst religious fundamentalists and the Right.
Carlos Castaneda was called "the godfather of the New Age" by Time magazine. He has also been denounced
as a hoaxer, opportunist, and liar. But there is simply too much in the books
of obvious merit for me to believe that he made it all up.