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Caveat Lector

Caveat Lector

 

Our growing pains as milk-fed little children were never more apparent than during the turbulent '60s, when books like The Teachings of Don Juan*  appeared from our necessity to ingest stronger meat. Today, as Ignorance once again raises her ugly head, the need for knowledge is greater than ever. Therefore the mandate to offer these occulted works for the advanced student who has learned to distinguish between right and wrong... 

 
 
  "Solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is,
those who by reason of use have their senses
      exercised to discern both good and evil."     
~Hebrews 5.14
 
 

* An insidious common thread weaving through all the Castaneda books is the association of the spiritual (narrow) path to sorcery; the Initiate constantly reminded to think of him or herself as a "sorcerer" — set apart from, and above, the average man. And accordingly, the self-centered sorcerer is the only one with a chance of getting out of here alive. Since these mind-boggling shamanic techniques and insights are inextricably linked with a false promise of freedom, they should be approached with caution — the pearls of wisdom carefully extracted from the manure (the dogma).