The Aquarian Conspiracy has ratings and 21 reviews. Cwn_annwn_13 said: This book was published in the early s. It claimed that there was a grass. Praise. “A bible of the New Age movement.” —William Grimes, The New York Times “Marilyn Ferguson helped pull together various emerging. Marilyn Ferguson Los Angeles, California January CHAPTER The Conspiracy After the final no there comes a yes And on that yes the future of the world.
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Tarcher,the seminal work that earned her a lasting global reputation. To ask other readers questions about The Aquarian Conspiracyplease sign up. Bearing in mind it was concerned with the s, it is quite astonishing that relevance can be found in30 years later. There is the fear of destroying the great chance for social transformation by falling into old behavior — defensiveness, egotism, or timidity. Or we might become committed to some demanding discipline; if we were to take up meditation, we might start getting up at five in the morning or become vegetarian.
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What if these insights were only conspirwcy. Ahead of its time, and widely informed of developing trends and many fading old trends, it parallels later efforts by many around the globe. At every crossroads we make the choice again for greater or lesser awareness. Subscribers get full access to the current issue and more than 40 years of archives.
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The Aquarian Conspiracy by Marilyn Ferguson
Primal Therapy and its spin-offs, which summon up experiences of early childhood pain. Some are afraid cosnpiracy go on at all. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Zen, Tibetan Buddhist, chaotic, Transcendental, Christian, Kabbalist, kundalini, raja yoga, tantric yoga, etc. The journey of the self leads us to understand the other sex.
Ferguson died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack on October 19, Now in the fourth stage, conspiracyhe discovers other sources of power, and ways to use it for fulfillment aqurian in service to others. To provide a metaphor for her suggestion that our brains can change via this perspective transformation the book refers to a Victorian romantic fantasy ‘Flatland’ which is a story about geometric shapes living in a two dimensional world trying to come to terms with other dimensions.
The Aquarian Conspiracy is a great book for a social and spiritual paradigm karilyn.
The Aquarian Conspiracy
The book finds common ground in the many threads of these sub-movements including the environment, health awareness, scientific research and, above, all, an alternative spiritual awareness to conventional religious teaching. Various shamanic and magical techniques, which focus attention. Paperbackpages.
The knowledge from these experiences is often elusive, hard to reconstruct. Sep 13, Glynda-lee Hoffmann rated it liked it Shelves: Retrieved March 25, The fear of being fooled or even looking foolish is transformed by the sudden ferguwon that not changing, not exploring, is a far more real and frightening possibility.
This became my personal and social Bible in a sense in my early 20’s. For those who do, the book is an obvious classic, and an excellent resource. Unabashedly positive in its outlook, the book was praised by such diverse figures as philosophical writer Arthur Koestlerwho called it “stunning and provocative,” commentator Max Lernerwho found it “drenched in sunlight,” and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Robert Mullerwho described it mqrilyn “remarkable” and “epoch-making.
Her death was widely noted in the national and international media. And the methods themselves — by repeated focusing of awareness — eventually lead to the realization that there will be no ultimate answers. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In she was featured as a keynote speaker at the United Nations-sponsored “Spirit of Peace” conference, where she appeared along with Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Perhaps, from the lens of today, a naive and even flawed book, but there’s every indication that Marilyn Ferguson was ahead of her time.
Most persistently, some religious groups contended that the “conspiracy” was an attempt to subvert Christian views.
The Aquarian Conspiracy – Marilyn Ferguson (1981)
I don’t at all consider myself a new age person. Our task is to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle to embrace all living creatures The second stage, for those who go on, is exploration fegguson the Yes after the final No. The difference between transformation by accident and transformation by a system is like the difference between lightning and a lamp.
Lists with This Book. The process of transformation may be simmering underground like a geyser, but we cannot see it and are impatient for action.
The book had been given to me by a dear aquariann, who was much older than me. There are so many things I disagree with, it’s hard to glean the gems.
But there are new friends, new rewards, new possibilities. Interesting to see it regarded by some as “New Age drivel” today; perhaps because that benevolent conspiracy she charted didn’t manifest in any widespread or cohesive way, or perhaps because cynicism has become much more the norm in the generations since the aqarian first appeared.
Enjoy your new world order! Intuition has leaped ahead of understanding. This revised aquairan updated edition offers an indepth analysis of the true nature of the controversial New Age movement and of social and personal transformation in the s.
The intellectual brain can only dominate awareness by affixing itself to something definite and bounded. The strain to do the topic justice is understandable; so is the desire not to sensationalize, which is spelled out in the introduction, but the title alone does both.
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