[NB] Talking Dead

So, I chewed through chunks of Joe Fisher’s The Siren Call of Hungry Ghosts and while I have precious few things that I identify as ‘required reading,’ this might be one of them. I say that with some qualifications, because while Fisher does give the appropriate nods to cross-cultural warnings about working with these spirits, he doesn’t see those traditions which seem to have found effective ways of working with them. His survey of spiritualists are notably absent the most sophisticated spiritualisms that developed in tandem with practices like Palo, Ocha, Candomble, and Quimbanda.

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[NB] Mother – Soul – World (More Philip K. Dick)

A truly proper notebook post here, The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick in my lap for this one. I have yet to read through it, I just crack it open and move around within it, see how it plays against or with what is going on in my work. That isn’t to say I haven’t read some big chunks of it doing that…

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