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Indeed, the Bible is both a narrative and an extended esoteric religious metaphor. Someone looking for insights, healing, gnosis and awareness of archetypes would do well to seek out more modern literature by Carl Jung, Stanislav Grof and Huston Smith.

Very good suggestions, and I've touched on them all. Ken Wilber mentioned that the best thing a person can do to promote enlightenment is to simply share their beingness, not try to push any agenda. I tend to agree. I find Alex Jones' QA sessions to be very interesting. But none of this is fiction.

add: AJ says he uses Linux personally and wants to get more deeply into it. He and Stallman agree open-source is the way to go because it's open, and any spyware or backdoors can be discovered. Keep Big Brother out. If AJ is out there getting Linux and Bitcoin (to a lesser extent) into people's minds, then that is a good thing in and of itself, I think.

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