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Foundation for a New Consciousness Guided by Hermes’ art Caris finds the path to a higher consciousness one grounded in a holistic and alchemical matrix that encourages the growth of a healthy mind All the arts—including music art and literature—are rooted in the sacred tradition and form the center of meditation From ancient times the arts have conveyed mystical knowledge besides practical skills of their crafts The treasure discovered on the golden path is paradoxical thinking the key to a higher consciousness Offering the reader a dare Caris shines light on the path to cultivate a higher consciousness Many examples selected from literature philosophy art and music illustrate paradoxical thinking and its blossoming Among those artists and philosophers discussed are Bela Bartok M C Escher Frank Herbert Hermann Hesse Carl Jung Ursula Le Guin Pablo Picasso Plato Tom Stoppard and Edgar Varese Some of the important ideas investigated include personal transformation microcosm macrocosm gender duality perceptual viewpoints magic theater of the mind intuitive use of signs paradoxical thinking sacred geometry and continuing the uest Softcover 138 pages illustrations bibliography index

About the Author: John Caris

Ye Olde Consciousness Shoppe which presents ideas about transforming consciousness and reaching a higher level of reality The website has information about my five books Spenser Blake's Secret is the most recent publication The earlier books are Dancing Magicians a tale of psychic events; Hermes Beckons a tale of alchemy and magic; Foundation for a New Consciousness An Essay on Art Science and Meditation and Reality Inspector a novel set in San Francisco involving a world championship chess match and computer hacking at the Federal Reserve Bank Education is the foundation for my life's journey and so I have followed that path both as a profession and as a means of personal fulfillment A student and teacher and writer I have spent many years inspecting the doings and makings of us human beings In pursuit of knowledge I began studying philosophy religion psychology and literature Before long I realized that these categories set false barriers and so I reshaped my uest for understanding by inspecting the arts and sciences and then extending the search to all human activities following two main threads who are we essence or identity and why are we here existence The human spirit is expressed in everything that we do Though cultures can be distinguished by their differences underneath flows the human soul Each culture then is one facet reflecting the soul's myriad possibilities For good or evil the human spirit is capable of dancing to the cosmic rhythms of life death and regeneration The human world is a miniature of the universe and if we look carefully we see the microcosm macrocosm link

2 thoughts on “Foundation for a New Consciousness

  1. says:

    Although this book was difficult to understand for a lay person it is a good guide for those in the therapy field It discusses life in diffrent way and how to improve you mind by using different means through art music meditation and ones ownself understanding

  2. says:

    Caris mixes art and science with folklore to present literary and visual paradoxes in perceptions The slim volume includes several examples and graphics Books for further reading and index is provided

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