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The Diary of a Modern Alchemist

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This is a very personal book, yet it deals with age-old themes of universal significance. An electronics engineer with an orthodox scientific background, J. H. Reyner gives a vision of life which is far more real and more purposeful than the mechanical existence we often accept as our lot. Apart from claiming that science and religion are complementary aspects of the universe, he also suggests that through a kind of psychological alchemy the experiences of the everyday living can be transformed in quality. Instead of being driven by life, we can develop the true art of living. Time, says the author, is an illusion of the senses. Moreover, the senses provide only a restricted portrayal of a real world where ESP and other paranormal phenomena assume their rightful place. Finally, he suggests that the Philosopher's Stone, mystical goal of the alchemist, is already in our possession, for it is the link with the reality of our true origin.

Pages are mostly clean and bright, apart from annotations on a small number of pages. Minor foxing on some page edges. Wear to cover. Slight damage to one of the title pages.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Reyner, J. H.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854351728
ISBN-13:
9780854351725
Number of pages:
155
Publisher:
Neville Spearman Limited
Title:
The Diary of a Modern Alchemist

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This is a very personal book, yet it deals with age-old themes of universal significance. An electronics engineer with an orthodox scientific background, J. H. Reyner gives a vision of life which is far more real and more purposeful than the mechanical existence we often accept as our lot. Apart from claiming that science and religion are complementary aspects of the universe, he also suggests that through a kind of psychological alchemy the experiences of the everyday living can be transformed in quality. Instead of being driven by life, we can develop the true art of living. Time, says the author, is an illusion of the senses. Moreover, the senses provide only a restricted portrayal of a real world where ESP and other paranormal phenomena assume their rightful place. Finally, he suggests that the Philosopher's Stone, mystical goal of the alchemist, is already in our possession, for it is the link with the reality of our true origin.

Pages are mostly clean and bright, apart from annotations on a small number of pages. Minor foxing on some page edges. Wear to cover. Slight damage to one of the title pages.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Reyner, J. H.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854351728
ISBN-13:
9780854351725
Number of pages:
155
Publisher:
Neville Spearman Limited
Title:
The Diary of a Modern Alchemist

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