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What can we learn from the perennial philosophy of Aldous Huxley? - Jules Evans | Aeon Essays

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Aldous Huxley's The Perennial Philosophy(1945) is an extraordinary work of synthesis, introducing global (particularly eastern) spirituality into mainstream western culture.

The Philosopher has translated some untranslatable insights from the Bhagwad Geeta, The Upanishads...

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  • Modern society has been described as the Age of Noise, and an Organized Lovelessness.
  • Advertising is revealed to be an organized effort to extend and intensify craving.
  • People in the modern age worship progress, technology, and their nation-state, all of which can be descr...

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Aldous Huxley was heavily criticized after his death by newer philosophers who didn't subscribe to the Perennial Philosophy.

While the author insisted that the ultimate mystical experience is the moment of pure oneness with God where the concepts of 'I', language, image and cul...

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Perennialism is objectivist and essentialist, however, the individualism of defining God through self-experience (like meditation) make it subjective.

Bentley Hart, an orthodox theologian states that there can be many gods, but only one ultimate God. The spiritual multi-verse...

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