William Blake is the occult artist. Drawing from the various dissenting and mystical currents that were circulating in late 18th century London he created a personal mythology that is unique in the history of art and literature. 261 more words
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“Knowing as he does (or at least as he can know, if he so desires) what are the chemical conditions of transcendental experience, the aspiring mystic should turn for technical help to the specialists— in pharmacology, in biochemistry, in physiology and neurology, in psychology and psychiatry, and parapsychology.
There is something serious going on with/for me right now, but as is so often the case, I have no idea what… yet.
A couple of days ago, I read a tweet from some pompous ancient religion/philosophy jackass about divine perception having to do with being able to conceive of the infinite and the temporal simultaneously, (only he used big, fat, clunky, unnecessarily opaque verbiage). 875 more words
“That which, in the language of religion, is called ‘this world’ is the universe of reduced awareness, expressed, and, as it were, petrified by language. The various ‘other worlds,’ with which human beings erratically make contact are so many elements in the totality of the awareness belonging to Mind at Large.” -Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception