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Monday Night Class began as an experimental college course that evolved into a popular weekly venue attended by over 1500 people. Hippies in the Bay Area swarmed to talk about what was on their mind with one of the few adults they trusted, "hippie guru" Stephen Gaskin.

Consciousness, the spiritual plane, religion, politics, sex, drugs, and current events were discussed as

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paper, 192 pages
Published July 31st 2005 by Book Publishing Company (first published November 30th 1969)
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Erik Graff
Apr 01, 2009 Erik Graff rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: students of the sixties, psychonauts
Recommended to Erik by: Aletheia Kallas
Shelves: philosophy
Stephen Gaskin and his bus caravan appeared at Grinnell College out of the night en route from California to what became The Farm in Tennessee. There being little to do in the middle of the Iowa cornfields, I went to Darby Gymnasium to hear his presentation and receive a copy of this book. They were giving them out for free.

The book, while a little too much out there for my tastes, was pretty good, combining, as it did, Eastern religio-philosophical concepts with psychedelic experience within a...more
Al West
Stephen Gaskin former English teacher met Suzuki Roshi and turned to help people who were struggling with much of what the establishment in the united states was doing. Monday Night Class was the first big step. Set in a time of Whole Earth Catalogues hippies in Berkley, the Haight and North Beach - Steven held gatherings which calmed the wild energy with thoughtful zen and meditation. With ken Kesey and the pranksters bussing around USA, Steven began his bus odessy part two - The Farm a free co...more
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Gaskin was born in Denver & served in the US Marines from 1952 to 1955. In the 1960s, he moved to San Francisco & taught English, creative writing & general semantics at San Francisco State College, where he was a student of S.I. Hayakawa. His writing class became an open discussion known as Monday Night Class, which involved up to 1500 students.
In 1970, Gaskin was part of a caravan...more
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