“Si las puertas de la percepción quedaran depuradas, el hombre vería las cosas .. I went into Aldous Huxley’s “The Doors of Perception” with no expectations. Huxley es uno de los primeros escritores del siglo XX que trató de descubrir los « cambios objetivos» provocados por la Las puertas de la percepción – Cielo e infierno / The Doors of Perception & Heaven See all books by Aldous Huxley. : Las puertas de la percepción y otros ensayos. Aldous Huxley ( ) by HUXLEY ALDOUS and a great selection of similar New.

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Si sabes ingles, mejor comprala en su idioma original Ultimately, it felt rather broken up, mystical, and chaotic—a little like the high he describes and perhaps deliberately so. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. What Huxley does is steer the reader from the lights and colors and the cheap thrills and focus on pertinent effects of hallucinogens; the deliverance of monotony, the fount of inspiration, the cleansed eyes that it may provide.

This stuff would actually make for a fascinating fiction novel, which Huxley should have written, rather than attempting to pass these concepts off as real and factual.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 06, Ugh rated it liked it. At the end of it, a vivid description – he proposes InHuxley, an already well established writer and intellectual decides to ingest a dose of Mescalin.

This drug activates a higher order of contemplation and cleansed perception which is so irrevocably difficult “to reconcile with a proper concern for human relations, with chores and duties”. It’s not half as interesting or entering as I’d hoped.


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I could not help but be swept up by Huxley’s writing style, his intellectual examination of the drugs effects and the theories he applies to his observations. Huxley thought it prevented the brain from filtering input from our senses, thereby making everything intense and amazing. Huxley’s writing is brilliant and a joy to read. For one thing, it compensates for anything that prevents us from seeing things as normal.

He also incorporates later reflections on the experience and its meaning for art and religion. La delicadeza con la que Huxley narra cada momento de su “viaje”, es divina. I went into Aldous Huxley’s “The Doors of Perception” with no expectations, which is how a good friend told me I should approach any book rather than the spiritual and emotional awakening I have been spoiled into wanting, and so I was not surprised when I did not get one.

No wonder children look at the world with such wide eyes–they are truly lookingwhereas adults are watching re-runs. It’s no surprise that he refers to Eckhart, Boehme, and eastern philosophy so often; he looks only at the “inner light” rather than consi Huxley’s writing is brilliant and a joy to read. It’s fascinating, insightful, and provided more food for tho If I was only rating The Doors of Perception, I would be giving it 5 stars.

Huxley recognized this to be the fault of Mescaline – you get lost in yourself. I guess I just didn’t have the same mind-expanding experience as Morrison had when reading this.

Es la primera vez que un autor casi me convence de rendirme a esta clase de situaciones. But what I did get is an honest treatise from a profound and respected wordsmith about his experience with the psychoactive mescaline and that dimension alone would have been enough for me to enjoy huxely little book.


Likewise, he wanted to see and feel about the world as would a mystic. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Then I theorized that most people go through their lives gradually concerning themselves more and hudley with only the mechanics of life People have been having pefcepcion for a long time, and for many reasons, and in similar ish ways.

Huxley recalls the insights he experienced, which range from the “purely aesthetic” to “sacramental vision”. Un libro valiente y revelador, de una lucidez perturbadora, no apto para menores de treinta es broma, no hay que ser siempre tan graves, tan.

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However, most of the essay carried the kind of underlying tone of semi-religious reverence for the effects of drugs that I hear all too much of from the kids at college. Huxley observes that flowers, tables, landscapes and art objectively manifest themselves and present truths which are ensconced under the biased lens through which we perceive reality.

An interesting section, which I expect has been more thoroughly researched by now, discusses adrenochrome, a product laa the decomposition of adrenalin.