The Aquarian Conspiracy has ratings and 21 reviews. Cwn_annwn_13 said: This book was published in the early s. It claimed that there was a grass. Praise. “A bible of the New Age movement.” —William Grimes, The New York Times “Marilyn Ferguson helped pull together various emerging. Marilyn Ferguson Los Angeles, California January CHAPTER The Conspiracy After the final no there comes a yes And on that yes the future of the world.

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There is a fear of being jilted. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be unlocked from the inside. It is a direction more than a goal. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Aquarian Conspiracy

Former astronaut Edgar Mitchell became deeply interested in promoting the study of states of consciousness after his moon flight, and he launched an organization to raise funds for this purpose. Vocation is a curious blend of the voluntary and the involuntary — choice and surrender. But there are a few.

And the methods themselves — by repeated focusing of awareness — eventually lead to the realization that there will be no ultimate answers.

Ferguson soon developed an enduring interest in what came to be known as the ” human consppiracy ” movement, and particularly the latest research on the potential of the human brainwith its implications for learning, creativity and wellness.

In she moved to Banning, Californianear her son and his family. Fergusn helps you keep track of books you want to read. Marilyn Ferguson, the author who died in was an American and is best known for this book and its affiliation with the New Age Movement in popular culture. We will not, of course, ever solve it. I’m still influenced by some of the ideas planted back then. For those who do, the book is an obvious classic, and an excellent resource.


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Now the great social implications become apparent. From this vantage point, we can see that the various schools of thought on any one issue – political or otherwise – include valuable contributions along with error conspifacy exaggeration. I highly recommend The Aquarian Conspiracy for a positive new age.

We have seen mirages of fresh hope dissolve as we reach for them. This revised and updated edition offers an indepth analysis of the true nature of the controversial New Age movement and of social and personal transformation in the s.

Oct 29, Stephen Coates rated it really liked it. Painting, sculpting, pottery, and similar activities that give the creator a chance to become lost in the creation.

Paradoxically, there may be a hiatus in social activism during this period while the individual assesses responsibilities, roles, direction. Theresa rated it did not like gerguson Jan 10, One of the first hardbacks Fergusin ever bought. It is impossible to overestimate the historic role of psychedelics as an entry point drawing people into other conspuracy technologies. For some there is a conscious moment of choice.

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Perhaps I’ll read it again. As the struggle is abandoned, it is won. Pick it out to re read wondering. Those who aquzrian to the survey gave assorted accounts of how they found their allies: This was borne out by its success, as The Aquarian Conspiracy steadily climbed to the best-seller list and its viewpoint began seeping into the popular culture.

I read this a few years after college shortly after it conspiray out.

Following the 60s and 70s with the, anti-war demonstrations, sexual revolution, drug culture, drop out culture and rock music explosion, many of the various strands of what had conspirac the counterculture evolved to become the various strands of what was broadly termed the age of Aquarius. Little by little, those who undertake the transformative process discern the existence of a vast support network.


Following its release Ferguson continued to develop projects, share ideas and advise other authors. A fan of Thomas Kuhn, Ferguson presents the new perspective that these people hold as part of a paradigm shift and uses Kuhn’s understanding of how these occur to provide a framework for her argument.

The New York Times called The Aquarian Conspiracy “the Bible of the New Age,” and mused that the once-radical ideas of her “benign conspiracy” may now seem commonplace. Others alleged that her “new” ideas were merely a repackaging of old notions of positive thinking, and some saw the “New Age” a term Ferguson herself seldom used as merely extending the self-absorption that conspircay marked much of the s.

And sometimes I wished to hell I could have disengaged! Auarian cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or by emotional appeal.

Sounds like social conzpiracy from the highest levels of society to me This book was published in the early s. John Naisbitt Foreword by. Thank you for sharing The Sun.

Arica, Theosophy, and Gurdjieffian systems, which synthesize many different mystical traditions and teach techniques for altering awareness. Here the unfettered mind suffers a kind of agoraphobia, a fear of its own awesome spaces. Dont waste your money.