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Techgnosis

Myth, Magic & Mysticism in the Age of Information (Five Star Paperback)

by Erik Davis

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Published by Five Star (ME) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Social Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • General,
  • Information Technology,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Technological innovations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8975049M
    ISBN 101852427728
    ISBN 109781852427726

      “TechGnosis is an essential work, tracing the co-evolution of technology with the urge for transcendence. It helps put today's obsession with the singularity and post-human consciousness into perspective, without condemning them as mere symptoms of millenarian fantasy nor worshipping at the altar of the eschaton.” (Douglas Rushkoff, author 5/5(1). Technopaganism is the use of modern technology or music within neopaganism and magical ritual. This can include the substitution of technology for traditional magical tools, such as using their oven for a hearth, keeping a "Disk of Shadows" instead of a "Book of Shadows", and using a laser pointer as a other practice, technology is the target of the magical work, such as the use of.

    Techgnosis Records. 4, likes talking about this. Techgnosis Records is an underground electronic music label based out of ers: K. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Techgnosis by Erik Davis, , Harmony Books edition, in English - 1st ed. Techgnosis ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:

    “TechGnosis is an essential work, tracing the co-evolution of technology with the urge for transcendence. It helps put today's obsession with the singularity and post-human consciousness into perspective, without condemning them as mere symptoms of millenarian fantasy nor worshipping at the altar of the eschaton.” (Douglas Rushkoff, author. Techgnosis. Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information. Erik Davis. A book review by Gyrus / Posted 24 May I spent nearly all of the nineties exploring an area that can only be labelled, with some discomfort, ‘spirituality’. Psychedelics, occultism, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, meditation, alternative.


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TechGnosis is a dazzling, sweeping look at the metaphysical urges underlying our technological progress. From exploring the Singularity to positioning man as the “spiritual cyborg”, Erik Davis reveals our Techgnosis book subconscious and writes with a flair that crackles the mind.

I LOVE this book. “TechGnosis is a delirious and exhilarating exploration of the metascapes of new mind and new nature. Pungent and profound, the writing is pure alchemy, and the reader is redesigned in the very act of reading. This is perhaps the best book written on where we are going and how we got there.” —Jean Houston, author of A Mythic LifeCited by: Books High Weirdness Techgnosis Nomad Codes The Visionary State Led Zeppelin IV News Text Archive Esoterica Psychedelics Religions and Spirits Subcultures Art and Design Technoculture Books and Literature Moving Pictures Music Mind and Philosophy Personal Essays Techgnosis book Events Books.

Techgnosis will appeal to readers with interests ranging from mythology to science to communications technology. Davis's wide-ranging book avoids seeming disorganized and random by showing readers the surprising connections between our modern relationships with technology and the myths, rituals, and beliefs that have floated around civilization since it was first recorded/5(36).

TechGnosis and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information 1st Edition by /5(28).

TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information Paperback – Novem by/5(34). “TechGnosis is a delirious and exhilarating exploration of the metascapes of new mind and new nature. Pungent and profound, the writing is pure alchemy, and the reader is redesigned in the very act of reading.

This is perhaps the best book written on where we are going and how we got there.” —Jean Houston, author of A Mythic LifeBrand: North Atlantic Books. Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information Paperback – by/5(34).

The protocols of the Experiment grew in the matrix of Jungian alchemy, Marshall McLuhan, and science fiction. This allowed Terence and Dennis McKenna to “esotericize” media theory into an occult apparatus of resonance, sympathy, and apocalyptic ontology., currently active.

Dreamflesh Reviews High Weirdness. Reflections from Gyrus. Techgnosis was first published inand it is now a cult classic, one of the key texts of the media underground. It has been translated into five languages. This updated edition will feature a new introduction, placing the book in our moment.5/5(19).

The key insight of Techgnosis is that some of those primitive views still exert a strong influence when it comes to our reactions to technology and in particular, our hopes about what it can do for us (particularly its ability to "transform" our world).

That insight remains as important now as when the book 5/5(19). “TechGnosis is a delirious and exhilarating exploration of the metascapes of new mind and new nature.

Pungent and profound, the writing is pure alchemy, and the reader is redesigned in the very act of reading. This is perhaps the best book written on where we are going and how we got there.” —Jean Houston, author of A Mythic Life.

Techgnosis: myth, magic, mysticism in the age of information User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Davis, who has written for magazines as diverse as Wired, Rolling Stone, and Gnosis, here.

"TechGnosis is a masterpiece of informed polemic, welding seemingly disparate blocks of knowledge and thought into a coherent, challenging whole with passion, erudition and wit." -- The Independent "Religion constitutes the perfect content provider (it's already virtual) and techgnosis makes the perfect religion for a world where Capital is god.5/5(15).

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This look at heterodox approaches to postmodern technology veers all over the map, leaving little room for informed comments on pertinent subtopics. Logically enough, Davis begins by looking at the impact of both the phonetic alphabet’specifically, its relationship to Christianity—and of the discovery of electricity on modern technology.

His definition of “gnostic”in these early. Techgnosis is a tour de force of scholarship, insight, and juicy writing. Like McLuhan, Erik Davis sheds light on the shadows--the places we've neglected to look, in our search for teh meaning of.

In JulyDavis published a piece in Wired magazine called "Technopagans", which was one of the precursors for Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information, a dense cultural history of the mystical, magical, and apocalyptic dreams and fantasies that haunt modern : J (age 52), Redwood City.

In the grand style of H. Wells, TechGnosis is an apocalyptic synopsis of technological climax.” (Terence McKenna, author of The Archaic Revival) More from the same Author. "TechGnosis is a masterpiece of informed polemic, welding seemingly disparate blocks of knowledge and thought into a coherent, challenging whole with passion, erudition and wit."--The Independent "Religion constitutes the perfect content provider (it's already virtual) and techgnosis makes the perfect religion for a world where Capital is god/5().Techgnosis Records.

Hampton, New Brunswick. Techgnosis Records is Canada-based label dedicated to promoting the deeper, more progressive and psychedelic aspects of techno music.

Founded in by Ben Rama and Alexander Synaptic.“A most informative account of a culture whose secular concerns continue to collide with their supernatural flip-side.”—Voice Literary SupplementIn this dazzling book, writer and cyber guru Erik Davis demonstrates how religious imagination, magical dreams and millennialist fervor have always permeated the story of technology.

Through shamanism to Gnosticism, voodoo to alchemy, Buddhism.