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The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell - Aldous Huxley: A Review

Date finished: May 17th 2016

I came upon a nice little 1980 edition of Huxley’s famous essay The Doors of Perception, and the lesser known  464 more words

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- Easy Rider and Altered States, the movies between drugs and anticonformism -

The Doors of Perception

– Easy Rider and Altered States, the movies between drugs and anticonformism –

   

   During the sixties, and especially in the United States, the economical growth and high standards of living developped a way of thinking for youngsters to try to escape consumerism.

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Kill your darlings

Kill your darlings.

The Beat Generation,  is an American social and literary movement originating in the 1950s and centered in the bohemian artist communities of San Francisco’s North Beach, Los Angeles’ Venice West, and New York City’s…

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Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

« If my poetry aims to achieve anything, It’s to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel. »

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The Beat Generation

“I was never able to figure out whether I was having a religious vision, a hallucinatory experience, or what, but it was the deepest ‘spiritual’ experience I had in my life, and determined my karma as poet. 1,061 more words

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Jack Kerouac: On the road

Jack Kerouac: On the road

“ The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”

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The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

The Doors of Perception   

by  Aldous Huxley

                                                                                             

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, Infinite”

WILLIAM BLAKE…

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