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And I would have to agree. The book stated that the drug could be used to research the unconscious mind. 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 experience, he asserts, is neither agreeable nor disagreeable, but simply portds.

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Huxlfy, Handguns, and Ham Sandwiches. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The appendices to Mysticism Sacred and Profane include three accounts of mescaline experiences, including those of Zaehner himself. Acknowledging that personality, preparation and environment all play a role in the effects of the drugs, Huston Smith draws attention to evidence that suggests that a religious outcome of the experience may not be restricted adlous one of Huxley’s temperament. The Ultimate Brave New World.

The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

Actes et Paroles, in the original French, all four volumes in a single. I guess I just didn’t have the same mind-expanding experience as Morrison had when reading this.


For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things wldous narrow chinks of his cavern. His vicarious experience inflicted him percdption a shift in perception. Point and Counter Point. Duration is replaced by a perpetual present.

Huxley thought it prevented the ,es from filtering input from our senses, thereby making everything intense and amazing. Huxley had used Blake’s metaphor in The Doors of Perception while discussing the paintings of Vermeer and the Nain brothers, and previously in The Perennial Philosophyonce in relation to the use of mortification as a means to remove persistent spiritual myopia and secondly to refer to the absence of separation in spiritual vision.

He writes that he was transported into a world of farcical meaninglessness and notes that the experience was interesting and funny, but not religious. This increased his concern for his already poor eyesight and much huxely his work in the early part of the decade had featured metaphors of vision and sight.

Please review your cart. Dec 13, Jason Koivu rated it liked it Shelves: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Huxley had been interested in spiritual matters and had used alternative therapies for some time.

A Fable “published English Choose a language for shopping. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Huxley speculates that schizophrenia is the inability to escape from this reality into the world of common sense and thus help would be essential. The brain, needing to process data rapidly, is ladous to see a perceptual setwhich means we see what we expect to see, based largely on prior experience.


My father was a Doctor and he assisted in the research.

The Doors of Perception

Watch “Rock Of Love”? Jun 15, Nick Allen rated it it was ok Shelves: Anyway Amandas x 2 both did their Ph. Of course what makes this stand out from the legion of trip and tells is his intellectual observations. To the detriment of the reader, however.

I thought about how old people always want to be ridiculously early for everything. If taken time to understand as opposed to demonize and hux,ey it were respected as opposed to abused, pure MDMA may be used in the same way as peyote is in some Native American tradition. See all 4 questions about The Doors of Perception….

The second part, though, is what really hooked me. Many of the experiences that he describes relating to self awareness and The best book I have ever read. According to such a theory, each one of us is potentially Mind at Large. Huxley’s vivid description of the hallucinatory effects that he experiences under mescaline are not only entertaining to read, but also provide the reader with an alternate account of subjective reality that has now been made illegal.