The Mushroom Apocalypse and the Kabbalah

The “mushroom apocalypse” is probably best described by Lurianic Kabbalah. Here’s a quick overview (thanks to Wikipedia). Primordial Tzimtzum – Contraction of Divinity Isaac Luria propounded the doctrine of the Tzimtzum, (meaning alternatively: “Contraction/Concealment/Condensation/Concentration”), the primordial Self-Withdrawal of Divinity to “make space” for…

Character 7

Character 7 (see The Free Guy post) is: Beyond Babylon. In the world but not of the world. Beyond discriminative thought. Free from desire. Beyond good and evil. A Mystic-Shaman. A Warrior-Monk or Warrior-Nun. A Philosopher-King or Philosopher-Queen. Holy, virtuous…

Meditation

  The Master leads by emptying people’s minds and strengthening their cores. Lao Tzu   Why Meditate? Gary Weber has described in detail how the “default mode network” in the brain can be deactivated through meditation. He calls it the…