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The evening I would spend in noting down our con- clusions, fresh ideas that had occurred to us, fresh lines of research.
While it really offers no answers or conclusions to the questions it poses, this is a great book. So far as this work is concerned. A table, a chair, a starry sky are in fact radically different from our ideas of them: This was just not my cup of tea. As Oppenheimer suggested, a more subtle understanding of the nature of human knowledge and of Man’s relations with the Universe is necessary and has been necessary for some time now.
View all 3 comments. The first really fruitful idea is that there has been a change in what our civilization is aiming at. Between outright errors and ludicrous overstatements, it layers on this banal vision of possibilities that is quite frankly the origin story of the Jaacques – that nuclear waste created by atomic explosions is creating mutants with strange powers.
The Morning of the Magicians by Louis Pauwels
So I bedgier my ransacking of the treasures of science and mod- ern technique, inexpertly, certainly; with an ingenuousness and a sense of wonder perhaps dangerous but yet productive of illuminating comparisons, correlations, and attunements. I met Jacques Bergier just about the time I was finishing my book on Gurdjieff’s little group.
It introduced me to many things that have since become “mainstream,” the connections of Nazi Germany to occultism, the writings of the American collector of unexplained events, Charles Fort, the deeper concepts behind Alchemy, and the precepts of Fantastic Realism in general It is pure magic itself. Poor, great, and dear Poincare! This shows that the Rosicrucian doctrine was concerned with nagicians domination of the Universe through science and technique, and not at all through initiation bergieer mysticism.
A new generation of scientists bergifr born. The book also touched on a few of the ancient civilisations. The Morning of the Magicians by Louis Pauwels.
Louis Pauwels, Jacques Bergier Morning Of The Magicians
The idea that the Universe may not be quite what it seems tye not original: Our conscience and our intelligence tell us that between being an out-of-date modern and a contemporary of the future there is a big difference. What estranges us from this way of thinking is the fact that the ancients always expressed themselves in religious terms.
Plus, computers are binary – the nigh definition of binary, even – and human-style intelligence is analog. ISBN pbk. Many of the facts regarding science, history, the Occult, and related topics are true but the book is also full of half-truths and absurd mythical claims not backed by any type of sources aside from making claims like “we gathered thousands of documents on the SS”. They felt themselves responsible only to truth.
As their researches into matter and energy had met with little encouragement, the best among the inquiring minds turned to explore an impasse — nacques ether, a substance that permeates matter in all its forms and acts as a vehicle for luminous and electromagnetic waves.
One of the deepest, most intelligent books ever written on ancient mysteries and paranormal phenomena.
The Morning of the Magicians
Brief reflections on the backwardness of sociology — Talking cross-purposes — Planetary versus provincial — Crusader in the modern world — The poetry of science The outlook in modern physics, mathematics and biology is limit- less. He was a director of the American Patent Office and it was he who first sounded the alarm. Roland de Mornung, smitten by the slings of the Saracens, exclaimed: Some Paradoxes and Hypotheses: Retrieved 9 April Nothing unknown in the Universe, nothing unknown in man.
To preserve a “scientific” image of the world it was only neces- sary to reject as philosophic dreams the theories about the atom that were beginning to take shape.
If magnetic waves can traverse the earth, why should thought transmission not be possible? And what are the rights of man?