“As humans, we have a tendency to cling to ideologies. Any positive set of beliefs can quickly turn malevolent once treated as ideology and not an honest intellectual or experiential pursuit of greater truth.”
I seemes I’ve become a little obsessed with Ken Wilber. Maybe I have, for some murky grounds. But at least it’s not just that.
Here is another testimony from someone who has been inside that philosophy, the movement, but moved on. What fascinates me about the text (which I read before, now found & want to save) is the mix of gratitude, a recognition of Wilber’s greatness, his brilliance, and at the same time disillusionment. That it asks big questions.
I am not that familiar with Ken Wilber’s work. I did read a third of The Athman Project once? A few years ago. I remember being impressed. I recognized a lot from elsewhere or questions I had had a long time ago. However, I got a definite feeling that here was someone who managed to follow these speculations (truths?) as far as one could get. If I had read this in my 20ies, I would have read the rest. And then I would have purchased a ticket to the United States […]
But then there is this other part…