By Carlos Castaneda
"A guy of data is free...he has no honor, no dignity, no family members, no domestic, no state, yet in basic terms lifestyles to be lived."--don JuanIn 1961 a tender anthropologist subjected himself to a unprecedented apprenticeship to convey again a desirable glimpse of a Yaqui Indian's international of "non-ordinary fact" and the tough and unsafe street a guy needs to shuttle to turn into "a guy of knowledge." but at the carry of that global, demanding to all that we think, he drew back.Then in 1968, Carlos Castaneda again to Mexico, to don Juan and his hallucinogenic medicinal drugs, and to a global of expertise no guy from our Western civilization had ever entered ahead of.
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Extra resources for A Separate Reality: Further Conversations with Don Juan
And everybody laughed. "Look at me then," don Juan said. " The men did not laugh, but it was obvious that they were not taking him seriously. " Esquere, an old man who seemed to be don Juan's age, chuckled softly as he shook his head from side to side. " he asked. " "People go really crazy when they take that peyote stuff," Genaro continued. "I've seen the Huichol Indians eating it. They acted as if they had rabies. They frothed and puked and pissed all over the place. You could get epilepsy from taking that confounded thing.
They resemble a dripping piece of cloth. " "I've told you already; they look like whatever they're pretending to be. They take any shape or size that suits them. " "In the company of men they behave like men. In the company of animals they behave like animals. Animals are usually afraid of them; however, if they are accustomed to seeing the allies, they leave them alone. We ourselves do something similar. We have scores of allies among us, but we don't bother them. " I asked, truly bewildered by his statement.
4 On September 4, 1968, I went to Sonora to visit don Juan. Following a request he had made during my previous visit to him, I stopped on the way, in Hermosillo, to buy him a noncommercial tequila called bacanora. His request seemed very odd to me at the time, since I knew he disliked drinking, but I bought four bottles and put them in a box along with other things I had brought for him. " he said, laughing, when he opened the box. "I asked you to buy me one. " I had met don Juan's grandson two years before; he was twenty-eight years old then.
A Separate Reality: Further Conversations with Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda