One of the clearest, most lucid thinkers and inspiring articulate men that ever lived. My thought for the day:
Terence McKenna admonished us to remember that culture is not our friend.
We can think of culture as a programming language with which our fleshy biocomputers are able to process the information bombarding our reality tunnels. Defects in language result in defective thinking. Unhealthy thoughts lead to dis-ease and destruction. It is time to update our operating systems. The bugs we see in our social software arise from faulty coding and input analysis. We can improve our all our lives by integrating these redefined programming terms presented here into our thinking, assisting us with the task of deprogramming ourselves from collective insanity. Continue reading Rebooting the System
What are we supposed to do in this lifetime?
Terence McKenna suggests:
“De-emphasise anxiety… reassure people…
How often do we hear people say “I’m scared about my job, I’m anxious about my relationship, my children…”
Don’t worry… you don’t know enough to worry… that’s God’s Truth.
Who do you think you are to worry?
It’s a total waste of time.
It presupposes such a knowledge of a situation that it’s a form of hubris.”
Wei Po-Yang, known as the ‘father of alchemy’, was asked at the end of his lifetime spent studying the I Ching what he had learned from it, he replied “Worry is preposterous.”
What an incredible phenomenon… this is a must watch! Two minutes of pure hope for humanity. A very short excerpt from the workshop Terence McKenna presented at Esalen in December 1994.