Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Psychomagic & Alajandro Jodorowsky.*

Chilean writer, filmmaker, playwright, historian, composer, healer, mystic, tarot master, founder and psychomagic and psychoshamanism. AND he likes cross-eyed cats! much love for this 80 year-old genius-babe.*

Alejandro Jodorowsky, Fabula 52, June 9, 1968, from centerfortheaestheticrevolution.blogspot.com.

"Magic is in beliefs, in superstitions; it seeks to dominate the outside world with rituals and symbols. Psychomagic is the control of the internal world, of a world outside of all superstition, and of all self-deception. I am mortal, but how can I think that I'm powerful when there's this enormous universe of eternity and infinity? What right do I have to talk about such power? My power is that of knowing myself. On the facades of Greek temples was written the phrase, "KNOW THYSELF." Once can't know anything more than that. Reality is not what it was, it's not what it will be, it's not what you want it to be. It is what it is. There's nothing nonessential about it, just things as they are. When we enter into what things are, we are in magic...We are shaped by the forest, which is society and transmits time, history, the past, and culture."*

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