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Review: Pataphysical Essays by René Daumal

Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of Metaphysics is that, despite the Universe, it somehow manages to take itself seriously. When I say ‘Metaphysics’ here, I mean two things: 1) the legacy of those Great Bearded Thinkers whose psychic concepts and guttural neologisms have been preserved in the spiritual brine of academic pretense, 2) the white-smock’d tradition of speculation, investigation, and Latin […]