Essential Reading

2 years, 5 months ago

■Aldous Huxley; The Doors of Perception, Heaven and Hell, Brave New World
■Allan Watts; The Way of Zen, The Wisdom of Insecurity, The Book
■Allen Ginsberg; Illuminated Poems
■Carl Sagan; Cosmos, The Demon-Haunted World, Billions and Billions
■Carl Jung; Man and His Symbols, The Red Book, Psychological Types
■Charles Bukowski; Post Office, Women
■Charles Hayes; Tripping: An Anthology of True-Life Pschedelic Adventures
■Charles Mackay; Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
■Daniel Pinchbeck; Breaking Open the Head
■David Jay Brown; Pschedelic Drug Research: The State of the Field
■Douglas Adams; The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
■Erich Fromm; The Art of Loving, The Fear of Freedom, Pschoanalysis and Religion, To Have or To Be
■Ernest Becker; The Denial of Death, The Birth and Death of Meaning, Escape From Evil, Death and Western Thought
■F. Scott Fitzgerald; The Great Gatsby
■George Orwell; 1984
■Graham Hancock; Fingerprints of the Gods, Supernatural, The Message of the Sphinx
■Gregg Braden; The Divine Matrix, Fractal Time, Entanglement
■Henry David Thoreau; Civil Disobedience, Walden
■Hunter S. Thompson; Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Rum Diary, The Curse of Lono, Kingdom of Fear, Hell’s Angels
■J. D. Salinger; The Catcher in the Rye
■Jack Kerouac; On the Road, Big Sur, The Dharma Bums, Wake Up: A Life of Buddha, Pomes All Sizes
■Jack Krakauer; Into the Wild
■Joyce Johnson; Minor Characters
■Ken Kesey; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion, Kesey’s Jail Journal
■Kurt Vonnegut; Slaughterhouse Five
■Neal Cassady; The First Third
■Rick Strassman; DMT: The Spirit Molecule
■Robert Anton Wilson; Prometheus Rising, Cosmic Trigger, Quantum Pschology
■Terrence McKenna; Food of the Gods
■Timothy Leary; The Pschedelic Experience, Design for Dying, The Politics of Ecstacy, The Game of Life, The Delicious Grace of Moving One’s Hand
■Tom Wolfe; The Electric Kool Aid Test
■William Shakespeare; Julius Caesar

November 14, 2012 at 2:54 pm

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Profile photo of Michael Michael (@mikey) 2 years, 5 months ago ago

I would also like to add: Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsh, Pyscho-Cybernetics (I forgot the guys name who wrote it), and lastly 50 Shades of Grey.

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