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Cosmic Trigger I Audiobook

Cosmic Trigger I: Final Secret of the Illuminati

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Publisher's Summary

The great modern classic of a brilliant rebel's personal exploration into the nature of consciousness.

"Cosmic Trigger deals with a process of deliberately induced brain change. This process is called 'initiation' or 'vision quest' in many traditional societies and can loosely be considered some dangerous variety of self-psychotherapy in modern terminology. I do not recommend it for everybody...briefly, the main thing I learned in my experiments is that 'reality' is always plural and mutable." (Robert Anton Wilson, from the preface)

Narration by Oliver Senton, "Robert Anton Wilson" in Daisy Eris Campbell's stage production of Cosmic Trigger.

Based on The Robert Anton Wilson Trust Authorized Hilaritas Press Edition.

Published by Hilaritas Press.

©1977, 2016 Hilaritas Press, LLC. (P)2017 Hilaritas Press, LLC.

What the Critics Say

"Wilson managed to reverse every mental polarity in me, as if I had been pulled through infinity. I was astonished and delighted." (Philip K. Dick)

"Erudite, witty, and genuinely scary." (Publishers Weekly)

"Robert Anton Wilson is one of the leading thinkers of the modern age." (Barbara Marx Hubbard, Committee for the Future)

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    Incredible material. Majestically narrated.

    One of my all time favourite books on the bate of reality.

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  • trevor
    24/07/17
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    "Its the best"

    If you are at all interested in subjects like psychology, conspiracy theory, the occult, hypnotism, yoga, science, religion Etc, then this is the book for you. Excellently written by Robert Anton Wilson the book will leave you fully engaged for the entire time that you are listening to it.

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  • Amazon Customer
    Guernsey, IA, United States
    17/07/17
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    "SO much fun to listen to!!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Cosmic Trigger I to be better than the print version?

    I'm a huge RAW fan, and love this book SO much that it would be tough for me to NOT like the audio book. I reread it every few years, and listening to it is a whole new experience!


    What did you like best about this story?

    It takes you right into "Chapel Perilous" and transforms your world view starting from page 1.


    Have you listened to any of Oliver Senton’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    He does a delightfully bad NY/Philly/Boston/Grouch Marx accent, with British pronunciations. It's a little distracting, but he has so much enthusiasm for the material it is only a minor setback. In the end, probably more fun than a straight read.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes! but it's worth savoring and relistening to...


    Any additional comments?

    loved it.

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  • spirit16
    08/07/17
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    "Fantastic stuff"

    Great book which truly opens you up to what was going on with the Consciousness movement in the 60s and 70s. While some of the things he spoke about back in the late 70s never came to fruition it still amazes, provokes insight and makes you empathize with a man on a mission. I'd highly recommend it to any seeker of the occult and spiritual.

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  • Joshua
    15/06/17
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    "one of the great literary biographies"

    what can i say? i laughed, i cried, i literally love this man with all my heart. so glad this book is finally on audible.

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  • William Fletcher
    28/05/17
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    "Epic"

    been recommending this to people. it's deep and warm. it made me happy to listen to it.

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