Thoughts on
Plasticity & Repetition

To me the main characteristics that constitute the human condition are plasticity and the tendency to repeat.

Polynesian Wayfinders
The knowledge of the ancestors

The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.

Aldous Huxley
Island

This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.

Jacque Fresco
The Venus Project

Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…

Alone
in the Wilderness

Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.

Art meets Science and Spirituality
in a changing Economy

Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.

The Net
The Unabomber, LSD and the Internet

Critical thinking in regard to technology isn’t overworked these days and it can’t hurt to reconsider our current course and if it is leading us towards a prosperous future.

Aluna
The Elder Brother’s Warning

In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak
Storytelling from borderlands of worlds

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.

Buckminster Fuller
Everything I Know

R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.

Jill Bolte Taylor
My Stroke of Insight

This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.

Mars
A photographic exploration

This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…

In a mother’s womb
Or the cycle of life

This text is immensely powerful to illuminate death or any transition into the unknown. Remember that you already went through a fantastic metamorphosis before.

Huxley’s Legacy
The art of living, loving and dying

At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.

Jodorowsky’s
Dune

Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.

The Secret Life
Of Plants

Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…

Stewart Brand
The Whole Earth Catalog

The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.

Simon G. Powell
The Psilocybin Solution

Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.

Problema
Who are we in the 21st Century?

A cinematic interpretation of this world’s largest round table gathering, Problema is a visually imaginative, thought-provoking invitation to a world of global dilemmas.

Paul Stamets
The future is fungi

Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.

Matthew David Segall
Footnotes 2 Plato

My own infrequent writings are purely experientially and I’m not well-read enough to refer to the spiritual heritage of millenia. However others can.

The Overview Effect
& Satellite imagery

Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.

Terence McKenna
Opening the Doors of Creativity

I feel like there’s a shortage of Terence McKenna here. He opened a huge door into new realisations for me and I’m so grateful for that.

Lebensreform
Monte Verità

I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.

Terence McKenna
Final Earthbound Interview

This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.

Taylor Camp
Paradise Lost

I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!

Entheo:Genesis
Awakening the Divine Within

The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…

Theo Jansen
Kinetic automata

I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…

Benoit Paillé
Rainbow Gatherings

Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.

Inner Worlds
Outer Worlds

I just discovered the greatest documentary of all time. I urge you to take the time and watch this carefully. What do you feel?

Vipassana
Meditation

Isn’t it wonderful that the revelation of the psychedelic experience only confirms buddhist teachings.

Paul Laffoley
The visionary

Laffoley is a visionary painter, designer, futurist & hyperspace cartographer based in Boston. Diving into his world may cause a feeling of dizziness due to an overdose of novelty.