‘…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
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