Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind

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Wildly arrogant, stunningly bombastic, and undeniably fascinating. This 1901 work-the masterpiece of an eclectic genius whose life encompassed medical science, mystical transcendence, and prospecting for gold-posits a higher form of sentience that only a few humans have ever achieved, among them Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, Dante, William Blake, and the author himself, of course. As Bucke shares his metaphysical experience of the "cosmic consciousness" and offers evidence for the few instances in history of its occurrence ("it ...

Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind 2007, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781602069671

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