No wonder children look at the world with such wide eyes—they are truly lookingwhereas adults are watching re-runs. The Doors of Perception Nowadays this stuff is so commonplace as to make this book almost quaint. We can pool information about experiences, but never the experiences themselves. This is his authentic testimony.
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Malashakar The second part, though, is what really hooked me. From family to nation, every human group is a society of island universes. It is quite evident the man truly had a beautiful mind. In other words, each one of us may be capable of manufacturing a chemical, minute doses of which are known to cause profound changes in consciousness. And I would have to agree. Although I did get a lot out percepcij this book, the single thing that really made an impact was the discussion of our brain as a sensory-limiting mechanism which is concerned most of the time with filtering out all but what we need for survival at an I need to read more Huxley However, his conclusions leave empty.
Great essay and absolute reading recommendation! Some of the points Huxley makes herein are still valid. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The purposeful neglect of non verbal learning and practice of increased perception are all discussed. This is a quick read, 50 perecpcin and every second is worth your time. Aete, desde luego no es sorprendente. That is how our brain has evolved and how we have risen to the top of the food chain but look at what we eat! His sickness consists in the inability to take refuge from inner bisual outer reality as the sane person habitually does in the homemade universe of common sense — the strictly human world of useful notions, shared symbols and socially acceptable conventions.
The end result was to make other things less important, such as the idea of the individual and our self-importance. Sidenote from internet search: Lists perfepcin This Book. 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.
All the rest consists of many colored variations on the inexhaustible theme of crumpled wool or linen. They had seen visjal Istigkeit, the Allness and Infinity of folded cloth and had done their best to render it in paint or stone. Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family.
Every innocuous object has as much relevance as the birth of the universe, and everything silent and unmoving seems to scream its importance. An interesting section, which I expect has been more thoroughly researched by now, discusses adrenochrome, a product of the decomposition perceepcin adrenalin. Like the persuasive argument today about how tobacco and alcohol are far more harmful than illegal pot, Huxley goes on to articulate how mescaline is the more spiritual and beneficial for society and even for religion.
His drug-induced musings reminded me of the The Exegesis of Philip K. A surprisingly entertaining and illuminating essay.
He also incorporates later reflections on the experience and its meaning for art and religion. Una joya que no tiene el reconocimiento que merece. Huxley was a humanist but was also interested towards the end of his life in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism.
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Brazilkree But I will reread this work and absorb a bit more, because it is very aligned with my view on drugs and its useful in the world. Whats great about this book, its not a huge book in terms of pages but the content is huge not letter count? 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. There are more illuminating books on psychoactive substances, but this would perform well as a primer for those completely brainwashed into thinking that drug-takers are dazed hippies.
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The function of the brain and nervous system is to protect us from being overwhelmed and percepcn by this mass of largely useless and irrelevant knowledge, by shutting out most of what we should otherwise perceive vieual remember at any moment, and leaving only that very small and special selection which is likely to be practically useful. But I will reread this work and absorb a bit more, because it is very aligned with my view on drugs and its useful in the world. His vicarious experience inflicted him with a shift in perception. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of his time.