Tag Archives: Gnosis

The Philosophy of Westworld

By Jeremy D. Johnson Source: Omni Michael Crichton wrote and directed Westworld for the big screen in 1973. That same decade, in 1976, an adjunct professor named Julian Jaynes made the bestseller list with a surprising title: The Origins of … Continue reading

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6 The Enlightened Madness of Philip K. Dick: The Black Iron Prison and Wetiko

(Editor’s note: Today happens to mark the anniversary of the birth of Philip K. Dick on December 16, 1928.) By Paul Levy There is something terribly wrong in our world. The Native American people have a term—wetiko—that can really help … Continue reading

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Return of the Divine

By rahkyt Source: Sacred Space in Time The skies have always given us our Gods, gods and goddesses, powers and principalities. All peoples, all places, have watched the skies. The stars, the planets, the clouds, the storms, the winds, hail, … Continue reading

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Life in VALIS

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Reality Sandwich VALIS is a 1981 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. The title stands for Vast Active Living Intelligence System, which in some respects is very close to the living intelligence I discuss … Continue reading

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