First half of a class by William S. Burroughs on the technology and the ethics of wishing.
The discussion includes rules for wishing, the dogma of science, L. Ron Hubbard, The Big Lie, and sympathetic magic. The class also includes a question and answer session covering subjects such as memory, Henry Miller, dreams in writing, and defining the soul.
Second half of a class by William S. Burroughs on the technology and the ethics of wishing.
This half contains additional commentary by Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg. Included is a question and answer session that covers the space shuttle Challenger explosion, lucid dreaming, yoga, feminine energy, DNA, the Dalai Lama, and music. Waldman also discusses the ego, rituals, science and why questions, death, birth, mortality, and the bodhisattva.
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William S. Burroughs - The Technology and Ethics of Wishing
Recorded June 1986, Naropa University
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