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This is a magnificent introduction to the thought and - more importantly - the vision of John Michell, the most influential thinker of what has become known as the New Age. A number of academic disciplines have changed in response to the ideas first outlined here - where are the archaeologists now who, for instance, poo-poohed astrological alignments so heartily in the 1970s? His vision is alternative in the true sense of the word - 'radical traditionalist' as he terms it - offering the perennial cosmology of Plato enlivened with that of Charles Fort.
Perhaps it is the democratic nature of his vision that is most moving and most useful for our times: just as everyman can go out and… Read more