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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


The Doors of Perception

Dieser Beitrag ist auch in deutscher Sprache verfügbar.

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”

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Opening the Doors of Perception, by Aldous Huxley

William Blake, Mescaline, and the end of Time

Huxley cited his fascination with Blake as a primary factor in his decision to take mescaline, which he hoped would help him transcend the self and see the world without the usual filters on reality: “the drug would admit me at least for a few hours, into the kind of inner world described by Blake.” His book of the experience, … 2,031 more words

William Blake