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The joyous cosmology : adventures in the chemistry of consciousness

By Alan W. Watts
epub
Format
2013,1962
Year
English
Language
New World Library
Publisher

Summary

<div><B>A classic account of the psychedelic experience</B><BR><BR><I>The Joyous Cosmology</I> is Alan Watts’s exploration of the insight that the consciousness-changing drugs LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin can facilitate “when accompanied with sustained philosophical reflection by a person who is in search, not of kicks, but of understanding.” More than an artifact, it is both a riveting memoir of Watts’s personal experiments and a profound meditation on our perennial questions about the nature of existence and the existence of the sacred.<BR><BR><I>Includes Watts’s article “Psychedelics and Religious Experience”</I></div>

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