Why Dogma Sucks (Only An Opinion)

So I was watching this Robert Anton Wilson lecture on YouTube, and noticed there were a few “thumbs-down” ratings. Now, I’m not against criticisms of Wilson’s work and I’ve read several essays picking apart his writings before. But I was just curious about what specific objections these YouTube viewers had to his work.

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How Robert Anton Wilson Changed My Life

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“The totally convinced and the totally stupid have too much in common for the resemblance to be accidental.”
—Robert Anton Wilson

I first read Robert Anton Wilson’s The Cosmic Trigger in 2009. It was a period in my life where I encountered, for the first time, a number of related thinkers & their ideas—including Timothy Leary & his “8-Circuit Model Of Consciousness,”  Philip K. Dick & the concept of “VALIS,” and Terence McKenna’s notion (via J. B. S. Haldane) that reality might be far weirder than we can possibly conceive of.

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