Summary of Cosmic Trigger I

Summary of Cosmic Trigger I

He goes on to question if the simple production of his book would pull the 'cosmic trigger' by giving them the idea we are ready to be contacted. Wilson writes that if McKenna is correct and in 2012 we reach the Omega Point, ...

Author: Alden Marshall

Publisher: Condensed Esoterica

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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A concise and professionally-researched summary of Robert Anton Wilson's book: "Cosmic Trigger I". From Alden Marshall’s Condensed Esoterica series, this complete summary provides a fast and straightforward way to understand and study the main ideas and concepts of the original source text. About the Original Book: Cosmic Trigger I by Robert Anton Wilson is an autobiography that takes you on his journey from a journalist and skeptic to an occultist and full-blown mystic. Through psychedelic experimentation, Wilson’s voyage introduces him to meditation, witchcraft, secret societies, mysticism, extraterrestrial contact and conspiracies as he weaves his way through the tumultuous sixties and seventies. The book explores the interlinked nature between different theologies, religions and cultures in an attempt to find the truth at the center of it all. The work details Wilson’s evolution from the writer of the satirical work, Illuminatus to a man who believes he has discovered the true central principle of the Illuminati. Added-value of this summary: * Save time * Understand the key concepts * Expand your knowledge Note to readers: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and not the original book itself. Alden Marshall and the Condensed Esoterica Collection are wholly responsible for this content and are not associated with the original author in any way. You are encouraged to purchase and read the original text in addition to this summary.
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit

Cosmic Trigger III

Cosmic Trigger III

COSMIC TRIGGER I Final Secret Of The Illuminati The book that made it all happen ! Wilson at his classic best . Explores Sirius , Synchronicities , and Secret Societies . Wilson has been called " One of the leading thinkers of the ...

Author: Robert Anton Wilson

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ISBN: UCSC:32106016015262

Category: Philosophy, Modern

Page: 247

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This, the long-awaited third volume of the Cosmic Trigger series, includes Wilson's witty and humorous observations about the widely spread (and, happily, premature) announcement of his demise. And, of course, what Wilson masterpiece would be complete without synchronicities, religious fanatics, UFOs, crop circles, paranoia, pompous scientists, secret societies, high tech, black magic, quantum physics, hoaxes (real and fake), Orson Welles, James Joyce, Carl Sagan, Madonna and The Vagina of Nuit.
Categories: Philosophy, Modern

Pranksters

Pranksters

McConnachie and Tudge, Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories, 26; Gorightly, Prankster and the Conspiracy, 92; “Thornley and Garrison” quote from Wilson, Cosmic Trigger I, 61. Gorightly, Prankster and the Conspiracy, 97.

Author: Kembrew McLeod

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814764367

Category: Social Science

Page: 366

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From Benjamin Franklin's newspaper hoax that faked the death of his rival to Abbie HoffmanOCOs attempt to levitate the Pentagon, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists have caused confusion, disorder, and laughter in Western society for centuries. Profiling the most notorious mischief makers from the 1600s to the present day, a Pranksters aexplores how OC pranksOCO are part of a long tradition of speaking truth to power and social critique. Invoking such historical and contemporary figures as P.T. Barnum, Jonathan Swift, WITCH, The Yes Men, and Stephen Colbert, Kembrew McLeod shows how staged spectacles that balance the serious and humorous can spark important public conversations. In some instances, tricksters have incited social change (and unfortunate prank blowback) by manipulating various forms of media, from newspapers to YouTube. For example, in the 1960s, self-proclaimed OC professional hoaxerOCO Alan Abel lampooned AmericaOCOs hypocritical sexual mores by using conservative rhetoric to fool the news media into covering a satirical organization that advocated clothing naked animals. In the 1990s, Sub Pop Records then-receptionist Megan Jasper satirized the commodification of alternative music culture by pranking thea New York Times ainto reporting on her fake lexicon of OC grunge speak.OCO Throughout this book, McLeod shows how pranks interrupt the daily flow of approved information and news, using humor to underscore larger, pointed truths. Written in an accessible, story-driven style, a Pranksters areveals how mischief makers have left their shocking, entertaining, and educational mark on modern political and social life."
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Synchronicity One Man s Experience

Synchronicity  One Man s Experience

Then, in Cosmic Trigger, it mentioned how Tesla was fond of the Law of Octaves (yet, it failed to mention his other revelation, which I thought just as apt to the book). Cool, subjectively. Additionally, the quote from Timothy Leary in ...

Author: Aaron Garrison

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781304515414

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High Weirdness

High Weirdness

Cosmic. Triggers. Two years after Illuminatus! debuted in 1975, Robert Anton Wilson published a nonfiction book ... As much an intellectual memoir as an exotic trip report, Cosmic Trigger describes the ideas and experiences that led ...

Author: Erik Davis

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9781907222870

Category: Philosophy

Page: 550

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An exploration of the emergence of a new psychedelic spirituality in the work of Philip K. Dick, Terence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilson. A study of the spiritual provocations to be found in the work of Philip K. Dick, Terence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilson, High Weirdness charts the emergence of a new psychedelic spirituality that arose from the American counterculture of the 1970s. These three authors changed the way millions of readers thought, dreamed, and experienced reality—but how did their writings reflect, as well as shape, the seismic cultural shifts taking place in America? In High Weirdness, Erik Davis—America's leading scholar of high strangeness—examines the published and unpublished writings of these vital, iconoclastic thinkers, as well as their own life-changing mystical experiences. Davis explores the complex lattice of the strange that flowed through America's West Coast at a time of radical technological, political, and social upheaval to present a new theory of the weird as a viable mode for a renewed engagement with reality.
Categories: Philosophy

Experimental Apparatus For High Energy Particle Physics And Astrophysics Proceedings Of The 4th San Miniato Topical Seminar

Experimental Apparatus For High Energy Particle Physics And Astrophysics   Proceedings Of The 4th San Miniato Topical Seminar

Clu Trigger Logic The inputs to the CLU are the triggering signals from the 42 splitter boards. ... The four less significant bit outputs of the Cosmic Trigger RAM's are then ORed together tp form a single cosmic ray trigger output (NIM ...

Author: Navarria Francesco Luigi

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789814569507

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Page: 564

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This book contains recent contributions in the field of waves propagation and stability in continuous media. The volume is the sixth in a series published by World Scientific since 1999.
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Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production

Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production

Cosmic Trigger also contains large doses of Discordianism, and can be read as Wilson's history of that period. It elaborates on the '23 Enigma', which Wilson had introduced to the Principia, explaining that it is an example of the human ...

Author: Carole Cusack

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004221871

Category: Religion

Page: 789

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This volume fills a lacuna in the academic assessment of new religions by investigating their cultural products (such as music, architecture, food et cetera). Contributions explore the manifold ways in which new religions have contributed to humanity’s creative output.
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Frye and the Word

Frye and the Word

Cosmic Trigger , published in 1977 , is the most popular of more than two dozen of Wilson's books : it has been reprinted at least eleven times . Wilson , a New Age guru and former editor at Playboy , descends from Timothy Leary and ...

Author: Jeffery Donaldson

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802088139

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 386

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Frye and the Word draws together leading scholars in the fields of literary studies and hermeneutics, religious studies, and philosophy to construe and debate the late thought and writings of Northrop Frye in their spiritual dimension.
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Physics At Lep Xvii International Meeting On Fundamental Physics

Physics At Lep   Xvii International Meeting On Fundamental Physics

The TOF will provide the cosmic trigger. Signals arrive in the counting room ~ 300ns after the cosmic has passed. All the central tracking detectors can use such a delay trigger to take cosmic data. Cosmic ray muons have the advantage ...

Author: Aguilar-benitez M

Publisher: #N/A

ISBN: 9789814611633

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This meeting was devoted to review the physics potential of the LEP accelerator at CERN. A detailed representation of the experimental techniques and most relevant physics issues was given.
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Daimonic Imagination

Daimonic Imagination

The primary account of it is found in his Cosmic Trigger (1977, later retitled Cosmic Trigger I when Wilson wrote two sequels). Richard Metzger zeroes in on the emotional heart of the matter when he writes that, notwithstanding the ...

Author: Patrick Curry

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443850124

Category: History

Page: 455

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From the artistic genius to the tarot reader, a sense of communication with another order of reality is commonly affirmed; this ‘other’ may be termed god, angel, spirit, muse, daimon or alien, or it may be seen as an aspect of the human imagination or the ‘unconscious’ in a psychological sense. This volume of essays celebrates the daimonic presence in a diversity of manifestations, presenting new insights into inspired creativity and human beings’ relationship with mysterious and numinous dimensions of reality. In art and literature, many visual and poetic forms have been given to the daimonic intelligence, and in the realm of new age practices, encounters with spirit beings are facilitated through an increasing variety of methods including shamanism, hypnotherapy, mediumship and psychedelics. The contributors to this book are not concerned with ‘proving’ or ‘disproving’ the existence of such beings. Rather, they paint a broad canvas with many colours, evoking the daimon through the perspectives of history, literature, encounter and performance, and showing how it informs, and has always informed, human experience.
Categories: History