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Excerpt from the Red Book, Liber Novus.

The spirit of this time would like to hear of use and value. I also thought this way, and my humanity still thinks this way. But that other spirit forces me nevertheless to speak, beyond justification, use and meaning. Filled with human pride and blinded by the presumptuous spirit of the times, I sought to … Continue reading

To Know that You are God

If you like this, you also might want to check out dj rekluse‘s new musical meditation. Featuring this Watts clip among some other great ones.

“Jesus and His Religion,” Alan Watts.

Translation “I am a son of God,” well there’s the whole thing in a nutshell. If you read the King James Bible… You will see in italics, in front of the words “son of God,” the “son of God.” Most people think the italics are for emphasis. They’re not. The italics indicate words interpolated by … Continue reading

“Hymn of the Universe.”

“Son of earth, steep yourself in the sea of matter, bathe in its fiery waters, for it is the source of your life and youthfulness. You thought you could do without it because the power of thought has been kindled in you? You hoped that the more thoroughly you rejected the tangible, the closer you … Continue reading

Heart, Mind and Theory

I think the only real problem with any theory, or practice, is that it is in constant danger of trapping the user in a fixed system. When we catch a glimpse of the divine, and see how it influences our universe through some underlying patterns, we might attempt to “master,” that wave. On occasion, we … Continue reading

Talk of Hypercosmic God…

I’ll open with this, because it certainly caught my attention: “There must exist, beyond mere appearances … a ‘veiled reality’ that science does not describe but only glimpses uncertainly. In turn, contrary to those who claim that matter is the only reality, the possibility that other means, including spirituality, may also provide a window on … Continue reading

The validity of spiritual experience

“The mystical experience is indeed ineffable, or not capable of being entirely put into words; like any experience—a sunset, eating a piece of cake, listening to Bach’s music—one has to have the actual experience to see what it’s like. We don’t conclude, however, that sunset, cake, and music therefore don’t exist or aren’t valid. Further, … Continue reading