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 ‘…there has got to be a better way…//’Did Michael Pollan Kill God? Inside the NYT Food Columnist’s Exploration of Magic Mushrooms | Alternet

June 6th, 2018 · 2 Comments

Indic religious figures often indirectly bemoan the reality of their religious culture by noting how many impostors roam the field and that real enlightenment is ‘one in a million’.
That means that out of 15 million yogis in india fifteen are the grand total…There has got to be a better way. Thus one should surmise that ‘accelerated paths’ are the wave of the future given that man’s birthright is a ‘real consciousness’. Endorsing psychedelic spirituality, if only as a research project, is thus on the table: but the catch as with the advaitin warning that ‘enlightenment’ is not an ‘experience’ is that psychedelic ‘experiences’ are transient. But this kind of research could point to a liberation from illusory paths to liberation…

Source: Did Michael Pollan Kill God? Inside the NYT Food Columnist’s Exploration of Magic Mushrooms | Alternet

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