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In fact, I possessed nothing except the illusion of possessing, and an overwhelming contempt for those who did not share my illusion.
Turn Off Your Mind: This “magic” head was destroyed when Sylvester died, and all the information it imparted care- fully concealed. Even the distant past may be con- ceived of as an undertow tending toward the future.
The Morning of the Magicians
Fort and universal knowledge — 40, notes on a gush of periwinkles, a downpour of frogs and showers of blood — The Book of the Damned — A certain Professor Kreyssler — In praise of “intermediarism” with some examples — The Hermit ofBronx, or the cosmic Rabelais — Visit of the author to the Cathedral of Saint Elsewhere — Au revoir, Mr.
There can be no connection between man and such immensities. We are living with ideas of morality, sociology, philosophy, and psychology that belong to the nine- teenth century. Inat the Copenhagen Congress, in his icy skepticism and lust for power he seemed like some Faustian Mephistopheles.
Not to be afr An all time favorite. As soon as we discover how the hexagons of carbon combine to create mind the last page will have been turned. Curiosity satisfied, return your attention to the world, resume your liberty, your lucidity, your place on the route leading into our world of Man.
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Louis Pauwels, Jacques Bergier Morning Of The Magicians
Jun 19, Jeff Johnston rated it it was ok. Don’t you know that there are three subjects which can no longer be the subject of a paper submitted to the French Academy of Science: Lacking the time and the means we were not able to push our exploration far inland, so all we do here is suggest hypotheses and rough out a scheme for communication between those various regions which are still for the most part forbidden territory.
But indeed it has gone through both. Between outright errors and ludicrous overstatements, it layers on this banal vision of possibilities that is quite frankly the origin story of the X-Men – that nuclear waste created by atomic explosions is creating mutants with strange powers.
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Looked at from such a point of view, evidently, my father appeared the veriest simpleton. On the other hand one must be cautious about taking facts mentioned in this book too seriously.
Neither would an organization of such intelligences. As Teilhard de Chardin has stated, only the fantastic is likely to be true at the cosmic level. Let’s get on with the job! No sur- prises are to be expected. This has nothing to 32 PART ONE do with magic, or with celestial favors; it means that when certain realities have been discovered, the observer will be obliged to look at everything from a different angle.
A mere technical curiosity. These volumes contain marvels and miracles. I read it for the same reason pretty much anyone else who seeks it out these days does—there’s a section, actually a single sentence, on page that inspired the reviatlization of a movie subgenre that has persisted, on and off, to this day—the Nazi Zombie movie. As to progress, we have seen how man, with all his powerful resources, has only succeeded in producing famine, terror, disorder, torture, and contusion in the mind.
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In the phenomenon had been described by Reichenbach, but was immediately repudiated. Each evening, around about the hour when we used to have those arguments, I think of him and I hear again those mutters which invari- ably terminated in song, in that sublime hymn. We do not claim to reveal every detail of the methods employed, but we believe we can throw some light which will not be without interest.
However, inside the brutal stupidity that is most of the book are two interesting parts. Critics of the “American way of life” are rare, and their attitude is “literary” and purely negative.
The thinkers of antiquity said this. There could be no Utopia and no hope. I recently reread the book, and even after all this time it’s still fascinating. When the market for television sets is satu- rated. He used to say that man is not yet perfect and saved, but that the laws of condensation of creative energy permit us to nourish, at the cosmic level, a tremendous hope.