Alan Watts explains

The Value of Psychotic Experience

great difficulty in getting away with is psychiatric heresy

Recent history is the record of one vast conspiracy to impose one level of mechanical consciousness on mankind.Allen Ginsburg

Basically, the setting and goals and patterns of behavior, which are imposed mechanically or externally, and without understanding, produces a rigid structure in consciousness that blocks the free play of thought and the free movement of awareness and attention that are necessary for creativity to act:

Creativity and What Blocks It
The Psychopathology of Work

This is a warning of what happens to spirit when it becomes divorced from its soul pairing, when it ceases to find its reflection in soul – and loses it. It becomes the solitary heroic rational ego which deludes itself into believing that there is no soul. It creates a correspondingly delusional world for itself which, deprived of its connection with a personal and personified counterpart, opens on to the soul’s depths, as abysmal as deep space and as impersonal as the subatomic realm.

In our modern society the image and mythic process has been taken over by corporations that directly control advertising and, indirectly, the entertainment industry. Powerful erotic images are used for the sole purpose of selling consumer products; the side effects of this commercialization have a profound impact on the sexual imagination and identity of vast numbers of people. The Armored Knight of the 20th Century

There Are No Reasons
Journey Into Savagery

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