By the early 1960s author and philosopher Alan Watts was receiving recognition for his radio talks and for his landmark books. This led him into working on a speaking circuit that included colleges and large public halls. By way of a contrast he was also actively engaged in presenting seminars
Anyone who has any doubt about the current state of modern spirituality has only to look to the apocalyptic millennialism that surrounded the 21-Dec-2012 debacle to understand that, as a movement, it continues to be constrained in its growth and applicability by an increasingly irrelevant, lifeless and inconsequential Judeo-Christian mythos.
In those far-off days when rational philosophical debate was the order of polite society (before celebrity tittle-tattle and petty consumeristic concerns became the order of the day), groups of socializing people would discuss the essential themes of humanity and the core meaning of life. Invariably, these would focus on what
One of the most frightening experiences of our lives is having our world view distorted in some way. To many people, it seems odd that there are those who search for ways to deliberately fracture their mindset. However, there have always been intrepid explorers seeking insights into the workings of