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Tuesday October 17, 2017

There’s no overhead; next thing you know, I’m staring at my life from above. Imagine translating texts by higher-dimensional beings into languages understood by lower-dimensional beings. 452 more words

Monday October 9, 2017

My students are reading Aldous Huxley’s psychedelic classic The Doors of Perception this week. I’ve taught the book a number of times over the years, but I’m only just now getting around to reading Huxley’s follow-up essay, … 545 more words

Word to the critic

In order for me to see a fault, I must have the fault. I announce my own defect by pointing out its existence in someone else. 7 more words

Keith Ashford

The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

Genre: Nonfiction
Page #: 79
Publisher: HarperCollins Publisher
Published in: 1970

Official Synopsis

Sometimes a writer has to revisit the classics, and here we find that “gonzo journalism”—gutsy first-person accounts wherein the author is part of the story—didn’t originate with Hunter S. 183 more words


My Life With Kant: Aldous Huxley

I will be out of town for the next several days so I’m dumping out the Best Of MY LIFE WITH KANT.

When I wrote this, I was pissed off at society. 1,922 more words

Philosophy and Alcoholics Anonymous

Once again, I’m posting something from the My Life With Kant days. Across two episodes, I covered Alcoholics Anonymous and “The Big Book”.

Since the audio recording is of poor quality, I’m only posting the transcripts. 2,916 more words

Book of da Week: The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

Drugs, eh? Specifically – mescaline. It’s not the type of stuff you smack home on a daily basis, but Aldous Huxley’s the Doors of Perception was enough to make Jim Morrison name his band after this ode to getting out of it. 388 more words