Prometheus Rising

Prometheus Rising

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by Robert Anton Wilson
     
 

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Readers have been known to get angry, cry, laugh, and even change their entire lives. Practical techniques to break free of one's "reality tunnels". A very important book, now in its eighth printing.  See more details below

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Readers have been known to get angry, cry, laugh, and even change their entire lives. Practical techniques to break free of one's "reality tunnels". A very important book, now in its eighth printing.

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ISBN-13:
9781561840564
Publisher:
New Falcon Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Prometheus Rising 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
It is hard to put into words just how this book forces you to change your perception. RAW puts everything so simply that understanding comprehension of these broad topics comes with ease. You will be a different person. Anticipate it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Once you read this book, you will change
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this is RAW's best work. To grasp the full impact, one must also read the full Shrodinger's Cat trilogy as well. As the other reviewers here tell, I read and re-read this book on a regular basis. And the 'Quarter' exercise, of all of them, is a MUST.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I go back to this book often for perspective. As I observe the world today it seems easy to see how intolerance and tunnel vision (whether from religous fanatics or "foreign policy realists" ) are causing humanitarian disasters (and countless other problems) as usual. The basics of general semantics described in this great book, and at least the 1st chapter >The Thinker and the Prover
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book might be hard to digest on the first read, not because it is difficult, because it challenges your mind and opens your eyes to "reality". I have read this book many times and enjoy it very much. I have loaned this book out to others who "had to read it more than once" because you get something new out of it every time. Highly Recommended..If your reading this because your interested in this book...do yourself a favor..BUY IT
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everything you think know about the universe is suspect. You don't know a frickin thing until you begin to read this book. You'll question the very nature of reality itself, while having a most glorious meltdown of fantasy and fact, from Wilson's almanac. I am the Lord of the Dung Hill. In addition, I recommend a thorough colonic irrigation to rid your mind of evil thoughts. oh, just read the book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Looking back on your life, there are pivotal moments when from that point on things were different. Call them moments of imprint. Wilsons book was one of those moments for me. I read this book regularly and each time a new book emerges. Wilson uses Timothy Learys 8 Circuit Model of the Brain as a backdrop for a brilliant journey through General Semantics, Maths, Physics, Literature and Fun. Its hard to describe the book just as it is hard to describe other than conscious events. If you care about yourself and have ever wondered 'is this really it?' then do yourself a favour and take on Wilson, any of his books. 'Reality' as you know it will never be the same again.