Found : The Headless Way The Headless Way offers you a practical, user-friendly way to see Who you really are. This method was developed by the philosopher Douglas Harding. At the heart of this approach are the Experiments – awareness exercises that guide your attention directly to your deepest identity.

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Found : Science Fiction and Gnosticism The gnostic religion, which flourished in the first through third centuries A.D., provides an excellent paradigm for the understanding of the type of religious awareness that much SF favors. The gnostics, regarded as heretics by the faction that became orthodox Christianity, were radical transcendentalists. They believed that man is…

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FOUND: “The Watermelon Hunter” by Idries Shah Once upon a time there was a man who strayed from his own country into the world known as the Land of Fools. He soon saw a number of people flying in terror from a field where they had been trying to reap wheat. “There is a monster…

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In an ancient monastery in a faraway place, a new monk arrived to join his brothers in copying books and scrolls in the monastery’s scriptorium. He was assigned as a rubricator on copies of books that had already been copied by hand. One day he asked Father Florian (the Armarius of the Scriptorium), "Does not…

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One of the basic tenents of Christianity is the resurrection of Christ. It is generally believed that this refers to JESUS CHRIST being crucified on the cross and then returning back from the dead three days later. While this makes for a nice story and the foundation for a world-wide religion, it is not what…

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FOUND: INSPIRATION AND BLISS Dick cannot accept that VALIS really exists, but yet he cannot reject it either. He is caught in a loop — if he accepts that VALIS exists, then he knows that this is a mad idea, so he must believe that he is mad, in which case VALIS does not really exist.…

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FOUND: gnosis 3: the dark side Because of this mixture of dark and light, this potential both for madness and for illumination, it is not surprising that mainstream Christians can be fearful and yet fascinated by the several expressions of gnosis in magic, the occult, and the paranormal. Gnosis inevitably calls the seeker out of the…

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FOUND: link In the poetry fragment: ‘The Sky Goes Poo Poo’, Bataille reveals the universe as the gratuitous, exorbitant phenomenon that it in fact is. No metaphor is too wild to describe the whole of existence: ‘If an orgasmic dick engendered the universe, it’d make it like it is. In the transparency of the sky, we’d…

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FOUND: The American Meaning of Charley Manson Manson calls himself Jesus Christ, but, like Emerson, he also says that every man is Jesus Christ. Every man has the original energy within him. “I am everything, man,” he says, and he means it. But he does not bother to explain when the “I” of his discourse…

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