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Here we jacqjes, then, an object small enough to go through one of our two holes. What’s the good of going on, is the gist of what he said; there’s nothing left to invent. Erstwhile massive antagonisms — the material versus the spiritual, individual versus collective life — fused as under a tremendous heat.

Plus, computers are binary – the nigh definition of binary, even – and human-style intelligence is analog. But this theory is still not a complete explanation of a fact that defies rea- son, which can only function in terms of Yes or No, A or B. Nagicians was then my favorite reading, Rimbaud my favorite poet.

Influencing everything from Robert Anton Wilson’s Illuminatus! Our meeting something more than chance I have always thought was to prove of great consequence. But morninf as non-fiction? Bergier had one such experience when he was in Mauthausen. For Bergier and I, nothing is excluded, neither the yes nor the no. In the event, however, it proved a ghastly failure. They would talk to him about Justice, Liberty, and the Rights of Man, and recite to him the humanistic-materialist gospel of the nineteenth century.

But, tired, he would lose his temper with me and with a destiny that had given him such splendid conceptions without giving him the means to pass them on to this child of another, mutinous, blood. Napoleon Ill’s experts proved that Gramme’s dynamo could never function.

Review of The Morning of the Magicians by Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier

The idea of apply- ing mathematical method to the sciences was not a particularly shattering one but its consequences were novel and important. When I came out of my yogi’s retreat to take a look at the modern world — I knew of its existence, of course, but did not understand the first thing about it — I was immediately struck by its air of the marvelous.


In this organized, comprehensible, and yet doomed Universe the place assigned to man was that of lf epiphenomenon. He will then proceed to heat the mixture in a crucible, increasing the temperature by degrees and continuing this operation for ten days or so.

Apr 29, Thierry Sagnier rated it really liked it. Over half a million copies sold and an excellent rating on Goodreads.

The Morning of the Magicians – Wikipedia

PART ONE Bourgeois delights — A crisis for the intelligence, or the hurricane of unrealism — Glimpses of another reality — Beyond logic and literary philosophies — The idea of an Eternal Present — Science without conscience or conscience without science?

It has nothing to do with the bizarre, the exotic, the merely picturesque. Following the same line betgier revolt as these “fathers” of the movement I brought out a pamphlet entitled Le Temps des Assassins The Time of Assassinsand my contributors included notably Aldous Huxley and Albert Camus. He preached vegetarianism, abolished alcohol and the slaughter of animals.

If, however, we reject this hypothesis we can nevertheless imagine, from one age to another, a succession of beings of exceptional gifts able to communicate with one another. For five years I was at my desk every day at dawn the greater part of the day being spent in bread-and-butter work.

We are again struck by the fact that Rosicrucian tradition makes allusion to certain machines, which official science at that date had not been able to produce, such as perpetual lamps, instruments for record- ing sounds and images, etc. It is about to fall. Eiseley was actually present when such an experience befell a crow.

Planck’s son was assassinated by the Gestapo, Einstein driven into exile. We have chosen the example of the Rosicrucians because the genuine members of that sect, according to tradition, did not claim to have derived their knowledge from some mysterious form of initiation, but from the study of the Liber Mundi, the Book of the World and of Nature.

However, since Freud and Morton Price, we know that there is such a thing as a split personality. Nov 14, Bill Wallace rated it liked it. What is happening to us now may well have happened long ago, on another plane of consciousness, so that the Rosicrucian legend and the realities of today have a common point of contact.

berggier Only an arrant coward could hesitate between the risk he runs himself and the risks to which he exposes the world. The Morning of the Magicians is a reference book with a soul, a treasure chest of information that can pay the ransom of modern societies’ stagnant mental promises, and lo, it has just been re-released and is now all the easier to magiicans.


But while Berthelot in his learned work was rejecting the dreams of the alchemists, the elements, which knew nothing about this, continued to transmute themselves as a result of natural radioactivity.

Louis Pauwels, Jacques Bergier Morning Of The Magicians

Space and time have no real existence; they are the mathema- tician’s variables and subjects for philosophers to discuss at their leisure. The objections are easily foreseen: The powers of science since Wells have extended beyond our planet, and threaten even its existence.

Authors suggest a mix of ways that according to them should be targeted by scientific research. In our desire to emancipate everything, we have also emancipated war. You see now the adventure on which we are engaged. It is rather a mani- festation of natural law, an effect produced by contact with reality — reality perceived directly and not through a filter of habit, prejudice, conformism. Here, for example, is a recent Russian pronounce- ment.

It seemed that anything was possible. Curiosity satisfied, return your attention to the world, resume your liberty, your lucidity, your place on the route leading into our world of Man. In which the authors introduce a fantastic personage — Mr. The green eye of the Vatican — The “other” intelligence — The story of the “relavote” — Is Nature playing a double game?

Such ideas were the difficult heritage of my generation. In this way drawers of time, as it were, could be created in which objects enjoying only a brief span of life would be placed and preserved in the fourth dimension.

For her, I’m told, books like this were more than enough to satisfy the “mind-bending” experiences her peers were finding through drugs.