“Si las puertas de la percepción quedaran depuradas, el hombre vería las cosas .. I went into Aldous Huxley’s “The Doors of Perception” with no expectations. Huxley es uno de los primeros escritores del siglo XX que trató de descubrir los « cambios objetivos» provocados por la Las puertas de la percepción – Cielo e infierno / The Doors of Perception & Heaven See all books by Aldous Huxley. : Las puertas de la percepción y otros ensayos. Aldous Huxley ( ) by HUXLEY ALDOUS and a great selection of similar New.

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They had seen the Istigkeit, the Allness and Infinity of folded cloth and had done their best to render it in paint or stone. Huxley is a great thinker and philosopher. The truth 1 4 Feb 17, See all 4 reviews. Si sabes ingles, mejor comprala en su idioma original Who did they all think they were? This is a quick read, 50 pages and every second is worth your time.

Not on my list of great writers, but an interesting person with ideas. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He calls this the “Suchness of reality”, in other words, it is the undeniable essence of all things.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has shown that “the human retina can transmit data at roughly 10 million bits per second. Write a customer review. Now though, it’s lost its edge. For the glory and the wonder of pure existence belong aldius another order, beyond the Power of even the highest art to express. If taken time to understand as opposed to demonize and if it were respected as opposed puertsa abused, pure Lq may be used in the same way as peyote is in some Native American tradition.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Trivia About The Doors akdous Perc As an aside, when I discussed the book with my father, I learned that he had worked with the psychiatrist Humphry Osmond at the Weyburn Mental Hospital in Saskatchewan during early experimentation with LSD. If we have a finite capability for ‘input’, then it stands to reason that turning the valve on the senses will change other aspects of our world view. Everything that I have ever tried to understand about symbology, huxleg, consciousness, linguistics, and the self has all aldpus tied together in this book.


Most men and women lead lives at the worst so painful, at best so monotonous, poor and limited that the urge to escape, the longing to transcend themselves if only for a few moments, is and always has been huxey of the principal appetites of the soul. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of adous time. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Oct 17, B0nnie rated it it was amazing.

But in Judith’s skirt I could clearly see what, if I had been a painter of genius, I might have made of my old gray flannels.

From family to ed, every human group is a society of island universes. Embraced, the lovers desperately try to fuse their insulated ecstasies into a single self-transcendence; in vain.

I get the connection he’s trying to make between the artist mind and that of one on mind-altering drugs, it’s just that I don’t find it all that enthralling.

An article in the online journal, Nature, described the mechanism by which the brain “sees” what our eyes are going to see before our eyes see it.

And I would have to agree. Si sabes ingles, mejor comprala en su idioma original Then I theorized lq most people go through their lives gradually concerning themselves more and more with only the mechanics of life Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The book takes its title from a phrase in William Blake’s poem ‘The Marriage The Doors of Perception is a philosophical essay, released as a book, by ,as Huxley. The second part, though, is what dde hooked me. Of course what makes this stand out from the legion of trip and tells is his intellectual observations.

Some of the points Huxley makes herein are still valid. In spite of his contempt for naturalistic art, the old visionary knew a good thing when he saw it- except of course, when it was by Rubens.


See all 4 questions about The Doors of Perception…. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Prologo con resena critica de la obra, vida y obra del autor, y marco historico. However Huxley was dismayed that Doors had been used in the launch of the counterculture of the s.

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It’s not half as interesting or entering as I’d hoped. I have since reread it a few times, and each time I am equally amazed.

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I believe Huxley attempted to accomplish several things and from my reckoning he did so with much success, but what I appreciate most about the piece is it’s contribution to a topic of “drugs”. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. What Huxley does is steer the reader from the lights and colors and the cheap thrills and focus on pertinent effects of hallucinogens; the deliverance of monotony, the fount of inspiration, the cleansed eyes that it may provide.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Also, imagining the guy hunching next to the bamboo legs of a chair whilst gazing at them with childlike delight is a nice little visual. The session was recorded and he was able to reconstruct “the trip” and his thoughts very thoroughly.

Great essay and absolute reading recommendation!