1. The Apophenion: A Chaos Magick Paradigm by Peter J. Carroll
Apophenia refers to finding connections in unrelated data, often with a heightened sense of meaning. Pope Pete has written a remarkable little tome exploring techniques for inducing apophenia as a stimulus for creative thinking. Add to the mix a hypersphere model of a steady state universe, eliminating the requirement for a Big Bang creation event. For those who experiment with different modes of perception, Apophenia represents cutting edge research from a leader in the field.
2. Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science by Robert L. Park
3. Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult by Richard B. Spence
4. Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human by Elizabeth Hess
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