We, the people of the high-tech civilizations, are like the prodigal son. Why is this happening right at this moment? Our powers have grown too great to be unleashed on the surface of a fragile planet. Not to belabor the point, but quickly out of molecules come highly complex polymers, out of highly complex polymers come early replicating molecules, from them come prokaryots, the earliest living cells, non-nucleated, then the nucleated cells, the eukaryots, then clusters of colonies of cells, the earliest organisms, then more complex organisms, eventually higher animals. We are moving toward the most profound event a planetary ecology can encounter. Ram Dass. We know that in dreams, though they remain an "interpretive dance", our knowledge of things flowers into lush scenes that engross us with our imaginations. Reality is not make of quarks and mu-mesons and z-particles. Poster via The Movie Database. The Transcendental Object. Out of them, language-using, mushrooms-using, orgiastic humans. - Terence McKenna. there was another level, a lower layer, and that other level, that other description, revealed an interactive wave system where individual points of concrescence are statistical rather than real. Timothy Leary. Size: 190 x 155cm. Perrin Grace. The Transcendental Object at the End of Time (2014) It is upon us. The Transcendental Object at the End of Time Returning to the subject of the psychedelics, their role in all of this is that they seem to pick up and amplify the signal coming off this mysterious object hidden in the future so that the contents of psychedelic experiences when laid end to end in a composite give a picture of what this final global integration is going to be like. EXCLUSIVE. Reclaiming that orgiastic boundaryless style of sexual relating is part of what the archaic revival is about. I get a phone call by a friend of a friend telling me he had DMT. As we make our way across the historical landscape toward the sensed presence of this transcendental other, so it is making its way toward us through the content of dreams, psychedelic experiences and the careers of spiritually advanced people. The reasons for being so specific are too complex to go into here, but a sort of throw-away explanation is that it's the end date of the Mayan calendar. It beckons across the dimensions, it throws an enormous shadow over the enterprise of human history. Shift @luminariwaves. From the Album Songs About the Unspeakable April 20, 2014 Start your 30-day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this song plus tens of millions more songs. Exclusive Prime pricing. The history of the 20th century is not a random walk or a trendless fluctuation, as we are taught in the academy; rather this century is a triumphal march toward the revelation of a transcendental object that lies just beyond its end. We actually sense on the unconscious level a kind of approach of the end of time, a kind of closing distance between historical societies and some kind of truly mysterious, truly transcendental object that lies ahead of us in the near future. The object at the end of time is this "thought deity of being." Shamans are people who have learned to penetrate another dimension, a dimension where, for want of a better word, we would have to say the souls of the ancestors are somehow present. Play Trailer; It is upon us. There is an enormous source of affection and concern for humanity which is calling us toward it, across the plains of lower dimensional time and space, and the miracle is that through perturbing our neurochemistry in ways which shamans have always done we can turn to the last page, as it were, and can see there that the entire process was actually toward a good cause. Eventually the temperature in the universe dropped low enough that electrons could settle into stable orbits around atomic nuclei. He also frequently referred to this as "the transcendental object at the end of time." We are wrapping ourselves around a cosmic end point of some sort, and this is what I call the transcendental object at the end of time. Mathematicians can build up a picture of a cone by examining thousands and thousands of elliptical sections of that cone and then reasoning backward to the higher dimensional object which that cone represents. We are on a collision course with a temporal vortex of some sort. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? An experimental documentary about Terence McKenna's adventure into the Amazon basin and the ideas that sprang from those events, resulting in an eschatological theory of time and a lifetime... See full summary¬†¬Ľ. So, then the intellectual quest, the spiritual quest, becomes one of empowering the felt presence of experience, both psychedelic experience and the normal day-to-day experience of living, and noticing that that is the primary stuff of which reality is made. The presence of creatures such as ourselves on this planet is an indication of the nearness of what I call the transcendental object at the end of time; it is an attractor, an energy sink in the epigenetic landscape into which we have fallen. Within you sits the power to move mountains, manifest instantly, live in the Divine Reality of unconditional love, and be, do and have everything you could ever want. I prefer to suppose, rather than arguing rationally about it, that the reason the 20th century has been so repeatedly disrupted or enlivened, depending on your point of view, by these eruptions of the avant garde, the Bohemians, the beatniks, the hippies, the youth culture of today, is because unconsciously we are actually responding to the presence ahead of us in the future of what I call "the transcendental object at the end of time", a kind of strange attractor, a kind of sociological black hole that reaches out to social processes in the act of evolving and puts a certain spin on them and calls them toward itself. Top Billed Cast. That history is about to be transformed or ended, that the factors that shaped history - phonetic alphabets, male dominance, materialism, scientific method, empiricism - these factors are about to be made obsolete by discoveries in the human and natural realm. 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