“Si las puertas de la percepción quedaran depuradas, el hombre vería las cosas .. I went into Aldous Huxley’s “The Doors of Perception” with no expectations. Huxley es uno de los primeros escritores del siglo XX que trató de descubrir los « cambios objetivos» provocados por la Las puertas de la percepción – Cielo e infierno / The Doors of Perception & Heaven See all books by Aldous Huxley. : Las puertas de la percepción y otros ensayos. Aldous Huxley ( ) by HUXLEY ALDOUS and a great selection of similar New.

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After a few days, his brain adapted and Stratton saw everything the right way up.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Un libro valiente y revelador, de una lucidez perturbadora, dee apto para menores de treinta es broma, no hay que ser siempre tan graves, tan.

If we have a finite capability for ‘input’, then it stands to reason that turning the valve on the senses will change other aspects of our world view. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But what I did get is an honest treatise from a profound and respected wordsmith about his experience with the psychoactive mescaline and that dimension alone would huxldy been enough for me to enjoy this little book.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Huxley, speaking from the early 50s does the green libertarians one better by advocating for mescaline.

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To ask other readers questions about The Doors of Perceptionplease sign up. I needn’t have bothered. This is why we don’t view the world through what would otherwise look like a hand-held camera. So even just in the course of an individual life, the brain gradually imposes tighter limits on itself until all you have is bills and doctors appointments.

That is how our brain has evolved and how we have risen to the top of the food chain but look at what we eat! Although I did get a lot out of this book, the single thing that really made an impact was the discussion of our brain as a sensory-limiting mechanism which is concerned most of the time with filtering out all but what we need for survival at an I need to read more Huxley East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

People have been having visions for a long time, and for many reasons, and in similar ish ways. Almost instantly he enters a state of transfiguration, wildly more vivid than his subjective and banal consciousness.

My father was a Doctor and he assisted in the research.

In fact, Huxley spends so much time, too many pages imo, on art and artists that I began to doubt the need for a book on the topic. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Read this essay if you have already absorbed the Tao Te Ching or other classics of the literature of transcendence. It’s fascinating, insightful, and provided more food for tho If I was only rating The Doors of Perception, I would be giving it 5 stars. He was clearly an intelligent, well-read man.


Huxley’s writing is brilliant and a joy to read. Perhaps I’d be able to if it wasn’t couched in such a dull sequence of overlong and esoteric references, but there you go. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

May 15, Walter Schutjens lws it it was amazing Shelves: View all 6 comments. Trivia About The Doors of Perc This is a quick read, 50 pages and every second is worth your time.

The Doors of Perception

And his conception of religion focuses purely on the subjective. Thus it came about that, one bright May morning, four-tenths of a gram of mescaline dissolved in half a glass of water and sat down to wait for the results. The initial part is a first person narrative about his experiences taking peyote and his descriptions of the insight.

They even got it out for me at the library.