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Exploring the Crack in the Cosmic Egg: Split Minds and Meta-Realities

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The classic follow-up to the bestselling The Crack in the Cosmic Egg

• Explains the process of acculturation and the mechanisms that create our self-limiting “cosmic egg” of consensus reality

• Reveals how our biological development innately creates a “crack” in our cosmic egg--leaving a way to return to the unencumbered consciousness of childhood

• Explores ways to discover
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Published October 1st 1975 by Pocket (first published 1974)
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Tucker
I read this book once (nine years ago, according to my Goodreads data) and was impressed enough by it that I intended to return to it, carrying the paperback with me across six moves, ultimately to another continent. Apparently I have changed a lot because — as I finally sit down with it again — I am no longer impressed.

The author's main claim is that language and culture obscure and corrupt our direct experience of reality. Unfortunately, he uses unnecessarily academic language to make this
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Daniel
Oct 08, 2014 rated it liked it
Terribly disappointed in this book. After having read "Crack" several times (in a rabid attempt to grasp everything the author was presenting), I found this book boring and entirely without substance. His statement early on to the effect that he wasn't going to present a path to enlightenment but try to disappoint the reader in hopes of provoking some kind reverse motivation doesn't work at all. What this book did for me was to cause me to doubt everything he presented in "The Crack In The ...more
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Mar 11, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
One of those “new age” type works that argues that there are more connections between our minds and our reality than we think (it’s all about the untapped powers of the mind, isn’t it?)
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For nearly half a century Joseph C. Pearce, who prefers to be known simply as Joe, has been probing the mysteries of the human mind. One of his overriding passions remains the study of what he calls the "unfolding" of intelligence in children. He is a self-avowed iconoclast, unafraid to speak out against the myriad ways in which contemporary American culture fails to nurture the intellectual, ...more