Found : Asocial Contract : Antinomian Transgression in Buddhism How can a Buddhist monk who drinks alcohol, fornicates with women, eat meat, kill, or acts generally irreverently still be considered a Buddhist monk? Recent scandals of Buddhist masters sleeping with […]
Found : Festival and Sacred Transgression in rural Japan [T]here is also generally an expectation of a thorough liberation of mind and body, a destruction of the existing order. Festival days involve a kind of public license for the casting […]
Found : Where perverse impulses and urges come from Perverse impulses seem to arise when people focus intensely on avoiding specific errors or taboos. The theory is straightforward: to avoid blurting out that a colleague is a raging hypocrite, the […]
Found : Dattatreya the sadhu and the antinomian impulse The main work attributed to Dattatreya is the Avhadhuta Upanishad, which describes the conditions of the liberated soul, one who is unfettered by dogma, habit, ritual or conventional morality. According to […]
Reprint of an article originally published in New Dawn Magazine #85, expanded and revised with original illustrations. An overview of the antinomian strain of gnostic Christianity, touching upon a variety of scintillating and outrageous themes!
FOUND: The American Meaning of Charley Manson Manson calls himself Jesus Christ, but, like Emerson, he also says that every man is Jesus Christ. Every man has the original energy within him. “I am everything, man,” he says, and he […]