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The Pursuit Of The Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages
The Pursuit Of The Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages
by Norman Cohn
Edition: Paperback
Price: £16.99

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The End of The World is Upon Us ..............., 27 Jan. 2013
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This books is a great reference for anyone worried about the end of the world (or hopeful of a new age) as these ideas have been around for a very long time !! Although mainly concentrating on the middle ages the author has pieced together a staggering amount of history of everything from the flagellants to the ranters. These religious fanatics hoping for the arrival of gods kingdom on earth and at times trying there best to bring it about has many parallels with our current era of millennialism with our yk2 bugs and the 2012 prophesy. Of course there is much to learn from this history for the modern eschatologist in that man has advanced to some degree because of some of these ideas but has also been completely repressed on the other, but at least you don't get burnt at the stake for being a heretic as many of these interesting individuals did back then !!. Overall i would say not only is this book incredibly interesting and a great scholarly work but its written in such a way that its highly entertaining too with the authors own style of writing that makes this a pleasurable and engrossing read.


6 Mini BIC Lighters - all different colours
6 Mini BIC Lighters - all different colours
Offered by Ismoketime
Price: £4.21

5.0 out of 5 stars Best Disposable Lighters in The World, 27 Jan. 2013
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It amazes me just how long these tiny lighters last, i have on average had approx 3 months use from one of these.


C2G 1m USB 2.0 A/B Cable - White
C2G 1m USB 2.0 A/B Cable - White
Price: £2.43

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Quality Cable, 27 Jan. 2013
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Nice cable and goes nice with Mac products, i brought it to use with my Line 6 Mobile Keys Midi keyboard and it works fine and the length is perfect.


True Hallucinations
True Hallucinations
by Terence McKenna
Edition: Paperback

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars They Found Some Mushrooms..........., 19 Dec. 2012
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This review is from: True Hallucinations (Paperback)
Terrence Mckenna, The name says all you need to know if you are aware of his body of work. As much as his books have covered all of his Epistemology i think the internet via people uploading his numerous Video lectures on youtube has greatly expanded our understanding of his ideas but i think you have to read his books too and this in my opinion is his best. I wont cover the story as others have beat me to it, but this is more than a book about the experiences with entheogenic substances (although they do it a lot and to the limit !!) its also a great adventure story and in parts is similar to The Yage Letters by William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg (which apparently was an inspiration for there trip). The crux of the story which i found hilarious is that as much as they were in search of the holy grail of shamanic entheogens ayahuasca they stumbled upon Psilocybin mushrooms which were the main antagonist for most of there most enlightening experiences.


ByteStor 64GB USB High Speed Dataferry Flash Drive - Blue
ByteStor 64GB USB High Speed Dataferry Flash Drive - Blue
Price: £27.04

5.0 out of 5 stars A Lot Faster Than I Expected, 19 Dec. 2012
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This is a great little drive for the price, it seems pretty well built and has a little flashing light to let you know its running. I have found that it runs faster on my Mac than my PC Laptop but i dont think thats down to the drive its the system its running on, but on the Mac it has fast transfer speeds for large files such as movies and photo albums i have actually got one to back up my itunes folder which took around 25 mins for 57gb transfer.


Mystery Train/Night On Earth/Dead Man [DVD]
Mystery Train/Night On Earth/Dead Man [DVD]
Dvd ~ Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Offered by DUSTIES TOYS
Price: £15.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Who's William Blake ?, 19 Dec. 2012
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I won't review these three films as others have done so perfectly but i would like to sum up my experience of viewing Jim Jarmusch's films for the first time. As i have already said in my review of THE JIM JARMUSCH COLLECTION VOL 1 the director takes to places you wouldnt normally visit in real life or in motion picture. This is true again with Mystery Train and Night on Earth (i cant really include Dead Man as its set in the past and although the 'Wild West' has been done to death this is a different beast entirely !!) I would also say these three films are probably more accessible compared to Vol 1 but are still left of mainstream so still more for the indie crowd but i would imagine dead man could hold most peoples attention.


DIMENSIONS: A Casebook of Alien Contact
DIMENSIONS: A Casebook of Alien Contact
by Jacques Vallee
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Jungian Archetypes, 19 Dec. 2012
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For those who have read Carl Jung's - Flying Saucer's : A Modern Myth of Things Seen in The Skies, This book touches on the same themes and goes further. With the sort of investigating mind that has come from Jacques Vallee's scientific background you'll find your not reading the words of an outright believer of little green men from space or a sceptic of such beliefs either, in fact im sure he believes somethings going on but his vantage point isnt necessarily directed towards space for the source of these experiences. This book is more about archetypes, myths and dare i say visionary experiences without dismissing 'nuts and bolts' spacecraft and 'flesh and blood' beings, making this the most balanced viewpoint on this subject i have come across so far.


Permanent Vacation/Stranger Than Paradise/Down By Law [DVD]
Permanent Vacation/Stranger Than Paradise/Down By Law [DVD]
Dvd ~ John Lurie
Offered by FilmloverUK
Price: £69.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Opposite Of Blockbuster Entertainment, 19 Dec. 2012
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The thing i love about these 3 films most are the lingering shots of the most run down parts of america. These are the places you probably never get to see as a tourist there and im sure the locals wouldnt recommend them to you either and being shot in black and white seems to only enhance the bleakness of some of these places and yet these arent bleak films, How is that ? Jim Jarmusch has certainly forged a style all of his own and i will be honest in saying that these films will not be most peoples cup of tea for sure. For those who are more inclined towards independent cinema and tend to like the sort of films that dont always follow a linear narrative (what some may call pretentious art house but in this case would definitely be missing the point) This 3 disc set will be right up your street, Although im pretty sure everyone would enjoy down by law............


The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries
The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries
by R. Gordon Wasson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.38

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Anyone for an Ear of Corn ?, 19 Dec. 2012
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Obviously they were not called "The Mystery's" for nothing, and much of what went on at Eleusis remains just that. But, this book presents a great theory into what may be The central theme or inspiration to the initiate. As well as the theory there's some great background on the mythology that was central to the Eleusinian Mystery's. I would highly recommend this to a broad spectrum of readers from those who are interested in the history of pre Hellenistic era Greece, Philosophy, Theology, Esotericism, Ontology, Epistemology, and Entheogenic Substances.
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Sommer
Sommer
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Price: £19.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Deepchords Best Album So Far, 19 Dec. 2012
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This review is from: Sommer (Audio CD)
Love this album, perfect for long drives at night or on a plane. Have it on your headphones and drift off or on in the background on your home sound-system or i can imagine hearing it on a superior sound-system in a club would be incredible. As much as they have retained there trademark white noise and analogue sounding tape hiss, there's a crisp and clear purity that takes you to the same place that the music on the Chain Reaction label or Some of Maurizio (Moritz Von Oswald) and Basic Channel took you. If you like anything on the Echospace label or already own Liumin, Hash Bar Loops and the Coldest Season then you already have it right ?


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