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Saturday hippie: Facial hair

Mustaches and beards were another flashpoint of rebellion. (So what was wrong with looking like Jesus? Or sex?)

It’s one more element of the Hippie Trails… 65 more words


'Places to flourish? Edge Space and the Formative Process'

After a great day at The Alchemical Landscape symposium, I thought I’d upload my paper here in case people felt like giving it a read. This is a relatively new area of work for me–particularly the occultural focus–but it was nice to explore new horizons, as it were. 71 more words

Novelty Generators : Neil Kramer


Neil Kramer talks to Niles Heckman on the Novelty Generators podcast.

“We talk about eloquence, philosophical exercise, Greek mystery schools, mysterium knowing, esoteric bible readings, shifting Euro-American cultural strangeness, Bill Hicks, humor as a teaching device, self age and grand age, reincarnation, immature polarizations, and more.” 399 more words



One of the secrets to living a richer life comes in learning to evaluate experiences beyond a simple like or dislike – especially on first encounter. 249 more words


84. Easy Rider

“Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.”

Easy Rider is probably one of the most accurate representations of the line drawn between the culture and the counterculture in America in the 1960s and 1970s. 909 more words


mother and Jack Kerouac

 mother and Jack Kerouac

Reading their love letters from before I was born is an eerie experience.

Daniel Pinchbeck



My mother met Jack Kerouac on a blind date arranged by Allen Ginsberg. 412 more words



As I said at the time …

You ask about “Anabaptist.” I’ll try for a short answer and hope it works. In the early Protestant Reformation, three major streams emerged. 497 more words