Robert Anton Wilson
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Featured Book Excerpt The RICH Economy by Robert Anton Wilson from The Illuminati Papers If there is one proposition which currently wins the assent of nearly everybody, it is that we need more jobs. "A cure for unemployment" is promised, or earnestly sought, by every Heavy Thinker from Jimmy Carter to the Communist Party USA, from Ronald Reagan to the head of the economics department at the local university, from the Birchers to the New Left. I would like to challenge that idea. I don't think there is, or ever again can be, a cure for unemployment.
E Prime: Dangerous Certitudes and The Architecture of Belief Revised Rethought and Reedited A Non Euclidean Rumination On Subliminal Rationalists and Recalling Robert Anton Wilson “Belief is the death of intelligence. As soon as one believes a doctrine of any sort, or assumes certitude, one stops thinking about that aspect of existence.”
There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven't noticed already. Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals. Robert Anton Wilson ( January 18 , 1932 – January 11 , 2007 ) was an American novelist, essayist, Absurdist philosopher, futurist , and guerilla ontologist , most famous for his satirical work (with Robert Shea ), The Illuminatus! Trilogy .
Maybe Logic You should view the world as a conspiracy run by a very closely-knit group of nearly omnipotent people, and you should think of those people as yourself and your friends. Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals. Belief is the death of intelligence.
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Robert Anton Wilson Robert Anton Wilson en 1977 Œuvres principales Robert Anton Wilson ou RAW (né le 18 janvier 1932 et mort le 11 janvier 2007 ) est un écrivain américain . Biographie [ modifier ]
Robert Anton Wilson (born Robert Edward Wilson , January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007), known to friends as "Bob", was an American author and polymath who became at various times a novelist, philosopher , psychologist , essayist , editor , playwright, poet, futurist , civil libertarian [ 1 ] and self-described agnostic mystic . Recognized as an episkopos , pope, and saint of Discordianism , Wilson helped publicize the group through his writings, interviews, and strolls. [ clarification needed ] Wilson described his work as an "attempt to break down conditioned associations, to look at the world in a new way, with many models recognized as models or maps, and no one model elevated to the truth". [ 2 ] His goal being "to try to get people into a state of generalized agnosticism , not agnosticism about God alone but agnosticism about everything ." [ 3 ]