… By Robert Anton Wilson Prometheus Rising (Reprint) Paperback – January 1, 1997 4.7 out of 5 stars 12 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions As a person who enjoys interconnections between things, I've thoroughly enjoyed this book. Not sure how many of his ideas I take stock in, but it was nice to be outside my own reality tunnel. left-hand path systems and life on the whole will enjoy and benefit from reading this work, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 15, 2016. That is exactly what Wilson does in "Prometheus Rising". So I'm basically, actually reading it for the first time now. Reviewed in the United States on March 19, 2019. In an astoundingly useful road map infused with humor and startling insight, Robert Anton Wilson presents the Eight Circuits of the Brain model as an essential guide for the effort to break free of imprinted and programmed behavior, Bob writes, "We are all giants, … Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid, The Golden Apple, Leviathan, Cosmic Trigger I: Final Secret of the Illuminati (Volume 1), Hands-On Chaos Magic: Reality Manipulation through the Ovayki Current, The Chicken Qabalah of Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford: Dilettante's Guide to What You Do and Do Not Need to Know to Become a Qabalist. Still, worth a read for those with plenty of time and thinking energy up their sleeve. The main characters of this philosophy, psychology story are,. The exercises at the. Highly recommended book if an individual wants to have a model on their consciousness. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. Welcome back. Cosmic Trigger: Die letzten Geheimnisse der Illuminaten oder An den Grenzen des erweiterten … :). Will buy again just to give away. I will say that I liked Quantum Psych better-- it just seemed more focussed and a more productive read. Wilson advocated Timothy Leary 's 8-Circuit Model of Consciousness and neurosomatic/linguistic engineering, which he wrote about in many books including Prometheus Rising (1983, revised 1997) and Quantum Psychology (1990), which contain practical techniques intended to help the reader break free of one's reality tunnels. This book has provided me with a great understanding of the 8 circuit model of consciousness. This study presents a call to action for all women and those seeking meaningful transformation against gender bias in the Christian church. He relates historical anecdotes of mental epiphanies and enlig. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Do I agree with everything written in this book? Author of some 35 books including Cosmic Trigger, Prometheus Rising, Schrodinger's Cat Trilogy, and co-author of the Illuminatus! RAW was a genius no doubt about it. These Books Explain Why You Feel That Way. The book combines Timothy Leary’s Eight Circuit model of consciousness, psychological imprinting and conditioning theory, Gurdjief’s self-observation exercises, Quantum Mechanics, Yoga, Cybernetics, Freudian psychoanalysis, sociobiology, psychedelics, Alfred Korzybski’s general semantics and much more to construct a strange but enlightening lens for viewing the world an. I "read" this in my early 20's. This is the most important book I’ve ever read. There was a problem loading your book clubs. ― Robert Anton Wilson, Prometheus Rising. In short, it is a book about how the human mind works and what you can do to make the most of yours. and explains how these are all examples of the individual's transition to a higher brain circuit, which can be realized through societal conditioning, hypnosis, intense forms of yoga, hallucinogens, and brainwashing. - but his range of knowledge and understanding is still astonishing and his optimism irrepressible. Prometheus Rising presents an eight circuit model of human consciousness (although only the first four are used to actually model human behaviour), and attempts to synthesise it with various disciplines such as Yoga, psychology a la Freud-Jung, Western occultism, and so on. . Prometheus Rising Robert Anton Wilson No preview available - 2016. Robert Anton Wilson adopts LSD guru Timothy Leary's poorly researched "8 circuit" model of the brain in an attempt to prove that a paradigm shift in human consciousness is on the horizon. - Riane Eisler, author of, "Robert Anton Wilson is one of the leading thinkers of the modern age." RAW was a flawed genius - what genius isn't flawed? Please try again. ― Robert Anton Wilson, quote from Prometheus Rising “When we meet somebody whose separate tunnel-reality is obviously far different from ours, we are a bit frightened and always disoriented. The book essential debriefs on 8 circuits of consciousness humans can, potentially, climb through as they grow and become more aware in life. . Never have I read something that's caused me to so completely re-evaluate myself and the world around me. No, but that doesn't mean it's not a worthwhile read. The title and cover of this book, along with some extraordinary erotic moments, are the only good memories I have of a short-lived romantic relationship I was once in with a countercultural hipster/hippie who had a first name with way too many letters in it. Discover the original, instinctive, non-religious meditation and realize incredible new depths of awareness that bring out your greatest qualities. Start by marking “Prometheus Rising” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This book however is more informative and definitely shows more of RAWs idealogies, which I'm sure anyone who has read The Illuminatus and liked it might be curious of. This was fun-- but I think I would not have enjoyed it as much if I had read this first instead. The exercises at the end of the chapters aren't as likely to be completed as those in Qua.Psych., but they're just as thought provoking. Prometheus Rising began as Wilson’s Ph.D. dissertation called “The Evolution of Neuro-Sociological Circuits: A Contribution to the Sociobiology of Consciousness” in 1978-79 for University Paideia, but in 1982 Wilson rewrote the manuscript for commercial publication by removing footnotes, adding chapters and exercises, sketching out diagrams and illustrations, and injecting plenty of humour. Oh, and he threw in a chapter on how to brainwash yourself and others titled 'How to Wash Brains and Robotize People'. Not anymore. So I'm rounding it up to "really liked it." Look for that quarter in the street every time you are out while still continuing to visualize it, and see how long it takes you to find it.Related Content: The 4 Essential RAW Books for Blowing Your MindNext, explain the experiment using “selective attention” hypothesis—that is, of the bounty of lost quarters everywhere in the … I was expecting more from this book, which is often touted as one of RAW's classic mega-works, and is recommended reading for many contemporary WMT/occult/fringe schools. Maybe groundbreaking 50 years ago, but not any longer. He is quick to embrace and dismiss everything, often at the same time. - Barbara Marx Hubbard, Foundation for Conscious Evolution, "Erudite, witty and genuinely scary " - Publishers Weekly, "A dazzling barker hawking tickets to the most thrilling tilt-a-whirls and daring loop-o-planes on the midway of higher consciousness." Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2020. The Berkeley mob once called Leary and me "the counter-culture of the counter-culture." Wilson skillfully combines theories from Freud, Jung, ancient Sanskrit texts and other philosophers and scientists from all niches, and explains them in an easy to understand and often humorous manner while summarizing their differences to each other and their striking analogues to Dr. Leary's overarching physiological and psychological paradigm. Could've been a lot more popular! Prometheus Rising describes the landscape of human evolution and offers the reader an opportunity to become a conscious participant. On closer reading though, I found the material to be too theoretical and dense in parts. Robert Anton Wilson manages yet again to pull the rug from right under my reality-tunnel. This volume should've been called after one of its chapters: 'How to brainwaash friends and robotize people'. Please try again. 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