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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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Ok, this has been a dream of mine for almost 20 years:  Get a large abandoned building in the warehouse district part of town, you know the type of building: over a hundred years old, freight elevator, bricks, big wooden floors, loft style spaces. Create a storefront, simple gallery space cafe incubator style accommodations.   Have at least one large open area for large art shows, music events, fundraising events etc.  then the rest of the building is used for housing the artists, studio space, workshops, printing presses, kiln, darkroom, any type of equipment that helps artists make art.

Believe me I’ve been close to realizing this dream with 2 very large projects that involved lot’s of    people but they were business world geared ventures   (they never listen to the crazy artist guy, it’s always “hey did you get that new website up? we need those t-shirts? you don’t want us to pay you to let you perform at our show do you?”)

I’m currently involved with The Poor Souls Society people, who seem to be on there way to achieving something similar to this

So far i have found one amazing group in London who seem to get it

these guys are amazing and have come up with several things i never dreamed of       Crisis center for ending homelessness

scroll to bottom of this page to watch the video

go to that second link and watch the video, you will be amazed, Please God help me get something like this going here