8 Books For a Higher Existence. Books are magical inventions. By carrying meaning, they gives us glimpses of experience and knowledge from a different world. Phonetic language, being cut-off from time and place, the Now, helps both to encapsulate the ego more, but also to offer guidance to make it poriferous, letting Eros free. Without books we would lose this guidance. And in these times of dire ecological and cultural crisis, we need new ways to respond to the ecosystem that we simultaneous are and are imbedded in.
These are the books that can lift our spirits to a necessary higher existence. If you’re done reading this list and want to level up more – check out part two! Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Friedrich Nietzsche Becoming Animal – David Abram Abram’s first book The Spell of the Sensuous convincingly argued that being human is inseparably interconnected with everything that is not human. Cloud-Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown: A Mountain Journal – Alan Watts The Story of B – Daniel Quinn Original photo by June. Bookbinding Tutorial. Cinema.