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The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination

Floris Books has posted the cover art for my new book, The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination, which is due out in October of this year. 208 more words

Introduction

Colin Wilson in Brighton

Well, not Wilson actually, but his spirit most definitely. Here’s a reminder to anyone in the Brighton area who is free this Thursday May 11 that I’ll be giving a talk on… 26 more words

Introduction

Joseph Campbell and the Tarot

One of the graduate school classes we took was centered on the works of Joseph Campbell, a man whose work was central to the development of comparative mythology. 556 more words

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#63 - On Pain: In AVTA & Our World

A Voyage to Arcturus – 

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Hator said, “I am here falsely, and therefore I am subject to your false pleasures. But I wrap myself in 

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Forsberg has 2 goals, assist in Predators' 5-4 OT win

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Filip Forsberg scored 2:45 into overtime and the Nashville Predators came back to beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. 81 more words

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Poorly organized thoughts on absorption

I’m reading Gary Lachman’s biography of Colin Wilson, Beyond the Robot (highly recommended). I don’t know why but I’ve always had an aversion to biographies; but something told me I needed to read this one and I’m very glad I paid attention. 956 more words

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The Right Man

According to Gary Lachman, the ‘Right Man’ was an idea developed by science fiction writer AE Van Vogt.

“It describes the type of person who under no circumstances can accept that he is wrong.

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