OMNIYou’re probably best known as “Dr. John Lilly, the dolphin man.” What is the aim of your current dolphin research? LillyAt Marine World, we’re working with computers to develop a human/dolphin code, analogous to the Morse code used in telegraphy. The project is called JANUS — for Joint Analog Numerical Understanding System. Like the Roman […]
Robert Anton Wilson’s Pulp Illuminations A talk at the Esoteric Book Conference, September 2014 By Erik Davis illuminatus Here is a talk I gave at last year’s wonderful Esoteric Book Conference about Illuminatus!, the occult, and the tension between high and low magic in the 1970s. http://techgnosis.com/robert-anton-wilsons-pulp-illuminations/ I highly recommend the EBC: the perfect (for […]
Raw scholars of the highest caliber in conversation. Thanks Tom. JMR Higgs talks about his new book on The KLF and RAW It’s strange to say that a book about a British pop group is one of the best short introductions to the work of Robert Anton Wilson, but it’s also true. JMR Higgs’ KLF: […]
http://cosmictriggerplay.com/ Daisy Eris Campbell and a merry band of Discordians (including Steve Fly) are on a mission to stage Robert Anton Wilson’s auto-biographical musings “Cosmic Trigger” as an original theatre production.
The Dam conspiracy conspiracy conspiracy “what the thinker thinks, the prover proves”—recurring theme in the book Prometheus Rising, by Robert Anton Wilson. Everything seems connected. Some things seem more interconnected than others. Networks connect. New information travels fast. Novelty powers the meme-space race. Reality, from the whole tribes perspective, maybe only what trends on twitter […]
One day before heading down to London on the bus from Dudley, to see the show at the Horse Hospital i had the following experience: yesterday, in Stourbridge i had an encounter with an Angel, or what Arthur Koestler calls…’the library angel’ category of coincidence, or in my case the charity shop Angel. Let me […]
This article from Wired has produced a more condensed article (that follows)including a fantastic quote about Illuminatus Trilogy! by Shea and Wilson, linking the History of hacker culture directly to the novels, and so further back, deeper into the sub-history of dada, surrealism, satire. I would argue this reaches right back to the 1580’s and […]