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Higher Creativity: Liberating the Unconscious for Breakthrough Insights

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Insight is the mind's magic in action, solving problems, understanding relationships, creating new images-with a speed and certainty unavailable to ordinary consciousness. Breakthrough insights go even further. They take a quantum leap beyond ordinary creativity and our previous ways of looking at things-to a whole new method of resolving our difficulties. Almost all of us ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 1st 1984 by TarcherPerigee
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Gregg Bell
Feb 28, 2016 rated it liked it
It's hard to give books stars sometimes. I mean, you could have a really crappy book with one brilliant idea in it that changes your life, and so how many stars do you give that book?

Anyway, this review is for you geniuses out there. (You know who you are.) There's a quote by Edward Bulwer-Lytton:

Talent does what it can. Genius does what it must.


Higher Creativity addresses genius. Forget Malcolm Gladwell's '10,000 hours will turn anybody into a genius.' Genius is fundamentally different than t
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Zlati
Mar 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
To say this book is brilliant is an understatement. If everything written in here is grasped and applied life on personal and societal level will transform. How inspiring and uplifting is to get your hands on a humanistic, scientific, psychological and simultaneously spiritual book. Thank you Willis Harman for your open mindedness and thank you psychedelics for expanding that mans mind even further.
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Brie Doyle
May 07, 2020 rated it liked it
A lot of goodness, but a lot of weed whacking to get to the goodness.
Vickie
Nov 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Because the book was published years ago, its not current in terminology or scientific theory. However, there is meat in the meal worth chewing the cud over. It does give one desire for the legalization of marijuana nationally for the purpose of the altered consciousness, should one desire to change their state of mind. It points out some very real contradictions in our society about what is admired and loved in creative works versus the accusations of legal or illegal use of mind altering chemi ...more
Libby
Dec 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of those books that just hit me at the right time in my life.
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