Tag Archives: William James


I promised myself to write a blog about two books I have begun to read in tandem: The Perennial Philosophy, by Aldous Huxley, and The Varieties of Religious Experience, by William James. What cheek. What hubris! I now realize how … Continue reading

Posted in Church & Religion, Philosophy & Psychology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Uniting the the Divided Self: Western and Eastern Ways

The Divided Self Around age twenty-one, I perceived I had two aspects: the watcher and the watched. That is the evaluator continuously evaluating the actor. This evaluator was relentless and harsh in my early years, but after some very large … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Literature, Church & Religion, Philosophy & Psychology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments