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The Cracking Tower: A Gnostic Strategy for Facing the Singularity and Transcending 2012

The Cracking Tower: A Gnostic Strategy for Facing the Singularity and Transcending 2012 (New)

by DeKorne, Jim

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781556438165, 1556438168

$16.95

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One needn't ingest psychedelics, be a shaman, or believe in prophecy to see that countless environmental and social imbalances are about to converge into an inevitable 'perfect storm' at some time in the very near future. 'Singularity' is a word that means 'exponential change,' and whether or not you accept the 2012 prophecy, it is certain that you are already reeling under the accelerating techno-socio-ecological transformations now altering our reality. This crisis is clearly in process, regardless of what date one picks for its culmination. To acknowledge this is not the same as believing that space aliens will whisk us home in a UFO -- there are too many synchronicities here to ignore. Despite the abysmal track record of apocalypse prediction, this is one end-of-the-world 'prophecy' that is actually coming true: by any standard of measurement, our old familiar world is disappearing forever-it just has a bit further to go before trends already in process fulfill themselves.

Jim DeKorne was active in the civil rights and antiwar protests of the 1960s, the Back-to-the-Land and Appropriate Technology movements of the 70s and'80s, and the Psychedelic Renaissance of the '90s. The founding editor/publisher of The Entheogen Review, DeKorne holds a master's degree in creative writing and is the author of four books. He lives on the Big Island of Hawaii.

The Voynich Manuscript The Voynich Manuscript
Clemens, Raymond
Yale University Press

Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...
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The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company

After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.

Sharin...
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Norse Mythology Norse Mythology
Gaiman, Neil
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.

In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki--son of a giant--blood brother to Odin and a trick...
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The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context) The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press

Limited to 800 copies

The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
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LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Azoth Press

Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.

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For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
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