Exo-Psychology. During his hiatus from the public scene, Leary had steeped himself in research on the origins of life, particularly Fred Hoyle’s panspermia. A MANUAL ON THE USE OF THE HUMAN. NERVOUS SYSTEM ACCORDING TO THE. INSTRUCTIONS OF THE MANUFACTURERS. Exo-psychology is the science which studies the evolution of the nervous system in its first appeared as Chapters 1 to 6, 13, 23, 24, 25, and 28 in Leary ().

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Morgan acknowledges that the aquatic hypothesis dovetails with the neoteny model of human descent, citing the cetacea whales and dolphins as an extreme case of neoteny imposed by an aquatic environment.

A polymerized cytoskeletal array would be highly unstable and dependent on biochemical, hormonal, and pharmacological maintenance of its medium. Baby consciousness is so different from adult consciousness as to constitute a mental country of its own, one from which we are expelled sometime early in adolescence.

Jan exo-spychology, Scott rated it did not like it. Michael K rated it liked it Feb 05, Astronaut Senator John Glenn is unequivocal: It is a feeling that new possibilities must be present where physical orientation and visual perception are under control but always variable.

It is also related to what people sometimes call ‘ego-dissolution’, which means the normal sense of self is broken down and replaced by a sense of reconnection with themselves, others and the natural world.

Not only is it the rare person who can adopt values and beliefs outside those of his or her culture, but it is the rare person who can even articulate such a possibility. The Penrose-Hameroff model implies that psychedelics and anesthesia are two extremes of chemical intervention.

Sounds trigger auditory and visual and tactile experiences. Nonetheless, whatever sentience their big, complex brains might mediate, it remains occult. But this man, who wrote this Pseudo-scientific-Linguistically-poetic masterpiece, he was a truly adventorous, lunatic, peaceful, yet radical revolutionary Assuming that early hominids behaved similarly, McKenna argues that the presence of ungulates, including cattle, in the grassland environment of the African plains would have set the stage for an encounter between early hominids and Stropharia cubensisa psilocybin-containing mushroom that grows in cattle manure.


Info-Psychology: A Revision of Exo-Psychology

Leary was characteristically over-optimistic at the timescale for humanity’s evolution past our present stage, but it’s interesting matching his ideas to the current technological world rather than our neurological activities. Preview — Info-Psychology by Timothy Leary. We begin by concentrating on that which keeps us from knowing the truth, namely, the mind itself. The first post-larval generation those born between and naturally bore the brunt of mutational confusion.

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Phil Mccahill rated it liked it Dec 01, The Star Larvae Hypothesis: Leary organized his ideas about evolution into Exo-Psychologypublished inan ambitious and provocative book that modestly billed itself as “a exo-psychollogy on the use of the human nervous system according exo-psycology the instructions of the manufacturers.

This transition might be preparing the ground for a more radical transformation. It’s an odd coincidence. Its religious mythology revolves around the creative power of the Sun-Father.

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It would seem then that the sensorium is less differentiated in infants than in adults. Certain brain proteins, called tubulin dimers, from which the microtubules are made, exist in two potential conformations, depending on the position of an electron in the protein’s hydrophobic pocket. Metabolism and the Complexity-Entropy Circuit. In exo-psycology Penrose-Hameroff model, quantum superpositions cohere through large volumes of brain tissue.

We must strive for the quality of the child’s mind.

New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science: Paul Vittay rated it really liked it Sep 08, Still worth reading though. How woul When I apply critical thinking to some of the statements in this book I find them difficult to confirm as true.

Morgan’s series of books on the hypothesis argues that humans differ radically from other primates because human evolution took a turn early on into an environment that other primates avoided: It is relevant to lewry star larvae hypothesis in a number of ways: Post-Wittgensteinian philosophers, those aligned with “the linguistic turn” in recent philosophy, have made the same discovery.


Then, as if to confound fans and critics alike, the counterculture impresario re-emerged in the late s leady a proponent of Intelligent Design. Paperbackpages. Teed Rockwell – – Philosophical Psychology 7 3: A shamelessly breathtaking prediction for the evolution of life.

Info-Psychology: A Revision of Exo-Psychology by Timothy Leary

Hippies left behind the conditioned norms of bourgeois adulthood, their drug regimen conveying them into a de-conditioned state of polymorphous hedonism. Understanding its Role in Cognitive Neuropsychology. But a seemingly vacant stare need not evince a dull mind. And they seem to share a considerable ground. Any molecule that binds to the protein leafy retards electron mobility in the hydrophobic pocket will tend to reduce consciousness, by frustrating the electron’s ability to suspend itself in a superposition.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Not gonna explore all the details here The lessons of the environment, including the norms of the tribe—instilled through socialization, enculturation, and schooling—shape psychological habits. Exo-psychology and neurogenetics are attacked as unnatural, elitist attempts to differentiate the vanilla-pudding unity of simplistic Hinduism, Buddhism.

The hippies taunted the guardians of propriety, by challenging people to drop out, to assert identities for themselves outside the impositions of the collective culture. However, Leary frequently finds himself doing the salesman game even to himself and his lack of understanding of the physical sciences undermines himself.

A mind molded and lulled by cultural media has to struggle to see through its habits. Adult minds typically don’t react to commonplaces with concern, let alone intrigue.

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