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John C Lilly Library: Scientist & Mystic

We shall meet somewhere in alternity

Tells the story of John Lilly's discoveries from his early experiments; mapping the brains of monkeys and communication with dolphins, to his experience with consciousness expanding drugs. The book includes an update on Lilly's work on human/dolphin communication and returning animals to the wild.
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The Scientist: A Metaphysical Autobiography
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In this intellectually bracing work, John C. Lilly, whose groundbreaking research inspired Day of the Dolphins and Altered States, likens humans to biochemical robots without an operating manual. By learning to program the robot, he argues, humans gain spiritual independence. Knowing one's core beliefs and understanding how they direct one's actions are critical steps towards such independence. But for many people, spiritual beliefs are like clothes, put on and taken off for various occasions -- and like clothes, become a kind of confining uniform, rendering one person virtually identical to the next. In The Steersman, Lilly shows readers how to identify their guiding beliefs and, most importantly, how to change them in ways that they choose, making it possible to break out of the confines of beliefs accepted without consideration and navigate a new path of self-discovery.
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The Steersman: Metabeliefs and Self-Navigation
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In this long-out-of-print counterculture classic, Dr. John C. Lilly takes readers behind the scenes into the inner life of a scientist exploring inner space, or "far-out spaces," as Lilly called them. The book explains how he derived his theory of the operations of the human mind and brain from his personal experiences and experiments in solitude, isolation, and confinement; LSD; and other methods of mystical experience. It also includes glimpses into Lilly's friendship with such 1960s' notables as Oscar Ichazo, Ram Dass, Timothy Leary, Albert Hofmann, Fritz Perls, and Claudio Narajo. Written for the non-specialist, Center of the Cyclone shows an important, modern thinker at his most personal and profound.
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Center of the Cyclone: Looking Into Inner Space
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The Quiet Center presents the core of Dr. John Lilly's groundbreaking isolation experiments, edited into an accessible format for a new generation to embrace the revolutionary thinking of this fascinating scientist. It is a book that distills the essence of Dr. Lilly's philosophies--higher consciousness, the varieties of isolation experience, heightened awareness--and minimizes the scientific jargon to make his theories and examples accessible to the general reader who is searching for heightened conscious experience and serene self-awareness. As a pioneer in the research of animal intelligence, altered states of consciousness and isolation tank experiments, Lilly, like his peers Timothy Leary, Alan Watts, Carlos Casteneda and Charles Tart, can and should be read by a whole new generation seeking to extend his ideas that blend science and philosophy as a means to see new truths to themselves and to seek shelter from the onslaught of external stimuli in today's society. Whether the reader can use an actual tank or devises their own "isolation space," The Quiet Center is the first word in isolation therapy for the new millennium.
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The Quiet Center
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The parallels between the human brain and computers is easy to see today. But in the 1950's when John Lilly developed his theory of the human biocomputer, this was a dramatic new way of viewing humans. Much like a driver can step out of the car, we are not our biocomputer. The Self is something far greater and more mysterious. Rooted in his extensive knowledge of neurophysiology, neuroanatomy and electronics and developed through personal experimentation in the sensory isolation tank which he invented, Lilly presents a method for learning to manipulate--to drive the bio-robot, which is our vehicle here on Earth. robots. This manual shows how to step out of the mind-body and find out who we really are.
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Programming the Human Biocomputer
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Simulations of God is a brilliant, provocative work by one of the great creative scientists of the twentieth century, John Lilly, M.D.. In it he examines the sacred realms of self, religion, science, philosophy, sex, drugs, politics, money, crime, war, family, and spiritual paths "with no holds barred, with courage and a sense of excitement." Lilly's purpose is to provide readers with a unique view of inner reality to help them unfold new areas for growth and self-realization.
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Simulations of God: The Science of Belief
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