Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out (Google eBook)

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Ronin Publishing, Apr 1, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 160 pages
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Written in the psychedelic era, Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out is Timothy Leary at his best, beckoning with humor and irreverence, a vision of individual empowerment, personal responsibility, and spiritual awakening. Includes:
o Start Your Own Religion o Education as an Addictive Process o Soul Session o Buddha as Drop-Out Mad Virgin of Psychedelia God's Secret Agent o Homage to Huxley o The Awe-Ful See-Er o The Molecular Revolution o MIT is TIM Backwards o Neurological Politics
"Trickster is a major figure in American Indian folk Wisdom. Also in Sufi Tales … a certain type of "rascal"-with a grin and a wink (and wisdom beyond wisdom) … in the Zen tradition this is known as the School of Crazy Wisdom … Timothy Leary-in his own inimitable way-has become the twentieth century's grand master of crazy wisdom …"
- Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove
  

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I am enamoured by Dr. Leary, as I am with Joseph Campbell but each of those persons chose to do interviews with hand -picked interviewers.

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Contents

Start Your Own Religion
2
American Education as an Addictive Process
17
Soul Session
34
Gods Secret Agent AOS3
57
MIT Is TIM Spelled Backward
70
The Buddha as DropOut
84
Homage to Huxley
90
The Mad Virgin of Psychedlia
99
Homage to the Awefull Seeer
107
The Molecular Revolution
112
Neurological Politics
142
Ronin Books
153
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Page 3 - Out— detach yourself from the external social drama which is as dehydrated and ersatz as TV. Turn On— find a sacrament which returns you to the temple of God, your own body. Go out of your mind. Get high. Tune In— be reborn. Drop back in to express it. Start a new sequence of behavior that reflects your vision.

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Timothy Leary (1920-1997) earned a doctorate in psychology and taught at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley. His many books include The Politics of Ecstasy and Chaos and Cyberculture.

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