The Perennial Philosophy of Aldous Huxley

"Knowledge is a function of being." - Aldous Huxley "Based upon the direct experience of those who have fulfilled the necessary conditions of such knowledge, this teaching is expressed most succinctly in the Sanskrit formula, tat tvam asi (“That art thou”); the Atman, or immanent eternal Self, is one with Brahman, the Absolute Principle of … Continue reading The Perennial Philosophy of Aldous Huxley

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Huxley, Hesse and The Cybernetic Society By Timothy Leary and Eric Gullichsen

An excerpt from Timothy Leary and Eric Gullichsen’s unpublished book The Cybernetic Society, written in 1987.     1967, L'ete d'amour, when Hesse was revered by college students as the Novelist of the Decade. A mega-sage, bigger than Tolkien or McLuhan or Bucky Fuller or even Kahil Gibran! In the ’60s Hesse’s mystical, utopian novels … Continue reading Huxley, Hesse and The Cybernetic Society By Timothy Leary and Eric Gullichsen

Aldous Huxley on the abnormality of living without fuss in a society to which we ought not to be adjusted

The real hopeless victims of mental illness are to be found among those who appear to be most normal. “Many of them are normal because they are so well adjusted to our mode of existence, because their human voice has been silenced so early in their lives, that they do not even struggle or suffer … Continue reading Aldous Huxley on the abnormality of living without fuss in a society to which we ought not to be adjusted