Perceptual Intelligence by Brian Boxer Wachler

Perceptual Intelligence by Brian Boxer Wachler

Brian Boxer Wachler first began to become interested in the human mind and how it decides to interprets the information it receives via the sensory systems whilst a student at UCLA. This was not he chosen topic of study at the time but he very quickly decided to study psychology as well as biology. From then up until the present day Wachler has continued to follow his interest in the process of human perception and more specifically, in the way that we are easily fooled; either by ourselves, or other…

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Out of Your Mind by Alan Watts

Out of Your Mind by Alan Watts

By the early 1960s author and philosopher Alan Watts was receiving recognition for his radio talks and for his landmark books. This led him into working on a speaking circuit that included colleges and large public halls. By way of a contrast he was also actively engaged in presenting seminars to small, intimate groups. Following his death in 1973 his son, Mark Watts carried on his fathers work through the Alan Watts Electronic University and nearly ten years ago he selected six of the more important recordings from his fathers’…

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Seven Cups of Consciousness by Aleya Dao

Seven Cups of Consciousness by Aleya Dao

Everybody’s Soul purpose manifests in different ways and at different times in their lives. For healer Aleya Dao, it occurred in the middle of a sound healing session during which a bright light enveloped her and her awareness shifted into a higher realm. It was an experience that she describes in her book Seven Cups of Consciousness: as …simultaneously overwhelming, empowering and comforting. Less than six months later, her whole life had changed for the better and in previously unimaginable ways. During the intervening period, Aleya was forced to clear…

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Breaking Convention: Essays on Psychedelic Consciousness by Various (ed. David Luke)

Breaking Convention by David Luke

From 1st to 3rd of April 2011, over 80 speakers and 600 delegates from 30 countries met in Canterbury, United Kingdom to witness the first conference of its type held in the UK. The main subject of this ground-breaking event was the effects of changes to human consciousness as a result of the ingestion of psychedelics. Also under consideration that weekend were the broader social, scientific, spiritual and artistic implications of entheogens throughout the world. Over the course of the weekend, a variety of experts from their chosen fields were…

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The Nine Eyes of Light by Padma Aon Prakasha

The Nine Eyes of Light by Padma Aon Prakasha

Anyone who has any doubt about the current state of modern spirituality has only to look to the apocalyptic millennialism that surrounded the 21-Dec-2012 debacle to understand that, as a movement, it continues to be constrained in its growth and applicability by an increasingly irrelevant, lifeless and inconsequential Judeo-Christian mythos. In an era when newly unfolding paradigms promote radical evaluations of our ancient history, the global awakening to cosmic consciousness, inter-dimensional physics as well as the continued darkening of our political skies it is time that we seriously challenged the…

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Dispelling Wetiko by Paul Levy

Dispelling Wetiko by Paul Levy

In those far-off days when rational philosophical debate was the order of polite society (before celebrity tittle-tattle and petty consumeristic concerns became the order of the day), groups of socializing people would discuss the essential themes of humanity and the core meaning of life. Invariably, these would focus on what it means to be human, the true nature of reality and what, if anything, awaits us after death. Today, these subjects have, in the main, become all but taboo as we regard their consideration to the world of professional psychiatrists,…

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Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness by Various

Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness by Various

One of the most frightening experiences of our lives is having our world view distorted in some way. To many people, it seems odd that there are those who search for ways to deliberately fracture their mindset. However, there have always been intrepid explorers seeking insights into the workings of human consciousness. These individuals often return with insights into strange inner worlds—information that, invariably, causes us to question our own personal paradigms. Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness is a collection of articles by a diverse set of esoteric writers,…

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