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Is the spiritual godfather of this Western movement”Aldous Huxley from his 1939 review of Pain Sex and Time “Gerald Heard’s book represents a significant attempt to reinterpret in contemporary terms and in the light of modern knowledge the teachings practical no less than theoretical of the traditional religious philosophies”Professor Huston Smith from his 2004 Foreword toPain Sex and Time “Overnight the book in hand converted me from the scientific worldview to the vaster world of the mystics I applaud the decision to bring this book back into print”In this absorbing and provocative book Gerald Heard shows that a fissure in human consciousness which has.
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Pain Sex and Time explores evolution and postulates the possibility and means of a future evolution of the mind First published in 1939 its philosophy converted a generation of leading thinkers from the scientific worldview to the perspective of the mysticsGerald Heard 1889 1971 was a well known British polymath and science commentator for the BBC He later toured and lectured prolifically in the United States Heard wrote thirty eight books including The Ascent of Humanity The Social Substance of Religion and A Taste for Honey a detective story which sold over half a million copies Referring to Heard’s influence on Western notables Ellery ueen wrote “Gerald Heard.
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Been rapidly widening for 400 years is the cause of modern man’s tragic dismay Believing his problem external when it is really in his own mind man at last faces a “veritable Copernican revolution” psychologically Science tells us that man is the only animal capable of continued evolution It shows further that he can evolve in only one way mentally Pain Sex and Time is then a new outlook a new promise for the future a new exploration of those strange and little known powers of human consciousness of which man is becoming increasingly aware Harper Brothers 1939 Pain Sex and Time was James Dean’s favorite book Pain Sex and Time has been out of print for 60 year.