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If you somehow resonate with my concept of The Matrix Conspiracy, and have knowledge and experience you want to share with me, you can do so by sending the information to the below contact box.

If your information is relevant, and has a visibility on the internet, I will put it on The List ​(below). I won´t go into deeper analyzes since I believe that I already have investigated all aspects of The Matrix Conspiracy. But there keeps on coming up new variations almost daily. I will simply categorize the information and attach some links to articles where I have dealt with a similar topic. 

The information in The List doesn´t need to be about advocates of The  Matrix Conspiracy. It can also be about critics (though they don´t use the name The Matrix Conspiracy). I will mark it "Matrix criticism" or "Matrix advocacy".

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Fantasyland - How America Went Haywire: A 500-year History, by Kurt Andersen. Matrix Criticism. An explanation of how Donald Trump became president. The relevance for the Matrix Conspiracy is its focus on the rise of relativism and subjectivism, and the conscious attempt of blurring the line between illusion and reality. An interesting aspect is that Andersen, like me, sees how relativism and subjectivism are embraced by both the right and left.  It also explains how Americans combine spirituality/philosophy/politics with pop culture and Hollywood (for example the "truth" of Hollywood movies like The Matrix). See my article The Confabulation of Trump and the update Donald Trump.


The Closing of the American Mind - How Higher Education has Failed Education and Impoverished the Souls of Today´s Students, by Allan Bloom. Matrix criticism. Bloom explains this by showing the rise of nihilism and the embracement of Nietzsche. In the Matrix Conspiracy, I describe Nietzsche as the Sophist King over all Matrix Sophists. See my article The Matrix Conspiracy Fascism


The Eye in the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley, is a book by Israel Regardie (Matrix Advocacy). The book description sounds like this:

“Aleister Crowley, the greatest Magus of the twentieth century, redefined the very basis of the Western Esoteric Tradition. His incalculably vast influence reaches through all modern occultism. Whether acknowledged or not, he is the father of the modern arts of ceremonial magick, Western Tantra, Tarot and Wicca. His devotees ascribe even greater significance to his life, regarding him as the prophet of the modern age.”

I believe this is completely true, but I don´t see it in a positive way. In my blog post Witch Power, Occult Awakening and Dangerous Illusions, I have written about the wrong turn in occultism, which happened with the rise of evolutionism. Here occultism was sought integrated with science. Such an “integration” ends unavoidable in reductionism. In Crowley´s case the reductionism is psychologism.

In 1898 Crowley joined the esoteric Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, where he was trained in ceremonial magic. In Cairo, Egypt, where Crowley claimed to have been contacted by a supernatural entity named Aiwass, who provided him with The Book of the Law, a sacred text that served as the basis for Thelema. Announcing the start of the Æon of Horus, The Book declared this:


A fall into complete subjectivism. Aiwass seems very inspired by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. After his channeling experience Crowley founded the religion of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century. His followers should "Do what thou wilt" and seek to align themselves with their True Will through the practice of magick (this is clearly an inspiration for the New Age concept of create-your-own-reality).

Crowley gained widespread notoriety during his lifetime, being a recreational drug experimenter, bisexual and an individualist social critic. He was denounced in the popular press as "the wickedest man in the world" and a Satanist. But Crowley has remained a highly influential figure over Western esotericism, the counterculture, postmodernism and New Age (see my article Constructivism: The Postmodern Intellectualism Behind New Age and the Self-help Industry).

Political he was without doubt a fascist, since he directly demonstrated this. Crowley described democracy as an "imbecile and nauseating cult of weakness", and commented that The Book of the Law proclaimed that "there is the master and there is the slave; the noble and the serf; the 'lone wolf' and the herd". In this attitude he was especially influenced by the work of Nietzsche (Aiwass?) and by Social Darwinism. Although he had contempt for most of the British aristocracy, he regarded himself as an aristocrat and styled himself as Laird Boleskine, once describing his ideology as "aristocratic communism". Pasi described Crowley's affinity to the extreme ideologies of Nazism and Marxism–Leninism, which aimed to violently overturn society: "What Crowley liked about Nazism and communism, or at least what made him curious about them, was the anti-Christian position and the revolutionary and socially subversive implications of these two movements. In their subversive powers, he saw the possibility of an annihilation of old religious traditions [sic], and the creation of a void that Thelema, subsequently, would be able to fill. All this forms a background understanding of that my concept of The Matrix Conspiracy Fascism, is to be found on both the political left and right.

In the best Orwellian NewSpeak style he taught his students to use thought distortions in order to get on in the world, as for example contradictions. In his book The Vision and the Voice he writes something which sound like Yin and Yang wisdom, but which is a clever distortion:

…all the symbols are interchangeable for each containeth itself its own opposite. And this is the great Mystery of the Supernals that are beyond the Abyss. For below the Abyss contradiction is division. But above the Abyss contradiction is Unity. And there could be nothing true except by virtue of contradiction that is contained in itself.

He mixes the opposites instead of discriminating between them, as Yin and Yang philosophy teaches, and instead of clarity he therefore ends in obscurantism. In my Ebook The Tragic New Age Confusion of Eastern Enlightenment and Western Idealism, I describe how such a mistake happens by using Timothy Conway´s three-fold model of Nondual reality.

Where philosophers would point to logical problems such as self-refutation and contradiction, Crowley´s supporters see this as a sign of “crazy wisdom” (about crazy wisdom, see my articles Why I Don´t Teach Tibetan Dream Yoga, and Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Osho). Osho was inspired by Crowley, and used precisely the same rhetorical techniques of deliberately using contradictions in order to manipulate his students.

Crowley´s paranormal experiences and the contradictions can in my view not be due to any kind of enlightenment, but to a spiritual crisis of some sort, altering between ego-inflation and the dark night of the soul (see my article Spiritual Crises as the Cause of Paranormal Phenomena).

Finally, about the concept of The Eye in the Triangle. Usually this is used as a Christian symbol, were it represents the eye of God watching over humanity (the concept of divine providence). In Crowley´s case it refers to the Eye of Horus, but has been reduced to psychology mixed with the concept of the third eye. It is also a symbol used in many conspiracy theories, as for example the Illuminati conspiracy, one of the sub-conspiracies in my concept of The Matrix Conspiracy. Here it represents the rise of scientism (reductionism).

Another sub-conspiracy is the 666 conspiracy, which in my context has to do with a turning spirituality upside down, so that we have a worship of ego and obscurantism, instead of self-forgetfulness and clarity. Ironically enough, Crowley refers to himself as the Great Beast, and used 666 as his magick number. His sex magick was essentially about awakening the kundalini and rising it to the third eye. The demonical aspects of this has been shown in my article The Conspiracy of the Third Eye.  






The Psychopath's Bible: For the Extreme Individual, is a book by Christopher Hyatt (Matrix Advocacy). Christopher Hyatt was an American psychologist and psychotherapist who wanted to be a philosopher instead of the philosophers. The description of this book goes:

In the most of the world, psychopaths have gotten a bad rap. That, of course, is quite understandable since almost all of the world's religious and social philosophies have little use for the individual except as a tool to be placed in service to their notion of something else: 'God,' or the 'collective,' or the 'higher good' or some other equally undefinable term. Only rarely, such as in Zen; in Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism; in some aspects of Tibetan Buddhism and Hinduism; and in some schools of Existentialism, is the individual considered primal. Here, finally, is a book which celebrates, encourages and educates the best part of ourselves --- The Psychopath. 

Other titles of Hyatt´s books are: To Lie Is Human: Not Getting Caught Is Divine, and, Pacts with the Devil: A Chronicle of Sex, Blasphemy & Liberation.

Hyatt is one these many American intellectuals who after his own name always write the title Ph.D, in order to make you believe that we here have to do with an authority in something. In Hyatt´s case such a title would mean: completely incompetent philosopher. But one should not understate what this decline in philosophy means. Because you see Hyatt´s “philosophy” everywhere today in the coaching and self-help environment. So maybe Hyatt´s book actually is a bible? In my article Humanistic Psychology, Self-help, and the Danger of Reducing Religion to Psychology I have shown the resemblances between the advices given in self-help books, and the actual behavior of the psychopath. This theme is continued in my article Self-help and The Mythology of Authenticity.

Hyatt´s “philosophy” also shows the background for the flight from rational thought (philosophy), and the consequently free-for-all approach to psychotherapy we saw in the counterculture movement, The Human Potential Movement, and today in New Age. I have shown this in my articles The Devastating New Age Turn Within Psychotherapy, Spiritual Vampires, and The Vampirised Spirit of John Rosen.

We have seen it all before: namely with the Sophists in ancient Greece, who succeeded in corrupting philosophy in a degree that it hasn´t been the same since. As we can read in Plato´s works (and in the Upanishads as well), philosophy belongs to an ancient forgotten time. Plato (Socrates) was not the beginning, but the end.

There is an interesting tribute to Hyatt, called Lucifer's Rebellion: A Tribute to Christopher S. Hyatt, by Israel Regardie. As I have shown in my own books on Lucifer (Lucifer Morningstar – A Philosophical Love Story, and, Karen Blixen – The Devil´s Mistress), Regardie, and Hyatt himself, haven´t grasped the paradox of Lucifer´s game. Tragically for themselves, they have forgotten his surname: Morningstar. Find out yourself what this means. My books are free for download.



The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies, by Susan Jacoby. Matrix criticism. The history about how Americans today have embraced "junk thought" that makes almost no effort to separate fact from opinion. In my Ebook Evolutionism - The Red Thread in theMatrix Conspiracy, I explain this by showing how the rise of the Sophists are happening in America, and therefore are spreading to the rest of the world.



Info-Psychology: A Manual for the Use of the Human Nervous System According to the Instructions of the Manufacturers, and a Navigational Guide for Piloting the Evolution of the Human Individual, by Timothy Leary (free PDF version). Matrix advocacy. Leary is called a ”high priest of LSD” and a ”psychedelic shaman”. He believed that LSD showed potential for therapeutic use in psychiatry. He used LSD himself and developed a philosophy of mind expansion and personal truth through LSD. After leaving Harvard, he continued to publicly promote the use of psychedelic drugs and became a well-known figure of the counterculture of the 1960s, and therefore also in New Age. He popularized catchphrases that promoted his philosophy, such as "turn on, tune in, drop out", "set and setting", and "think for yourself and question authority". He also wrote and spoke frequently about transhumanist concepts involving space migration, intelligence increase, and life extension (SMI²LE).

In this book you can find his eight-circuit model of consciousness which he developed in his book Exo-Psychology (1977). He gave lectures, occasionally billing himself as a "performing philosopher".

The Eight-Circuit Model of Consciousness was later expanded on by Robert Anton Wilson and Antero Alli. It  "suggested eight periods [circuits] and twenty-four stages of neurological evolution". The eight circuits, or eight "brains" as referred by other authors, operate within the human nervous system, each corresponding to its own imprint and direct experience of reality. Leary and Alli include three stages for each circuit that details developmental points for each level of consciousness.

The first four circuits deal with life on earth, and survival of the species. The last four circuits are post-terrestrial, and deal with the evolution of the species, altered states of consciousness, enlightenment, mystical experiences, psychedelic states of mind, and psychic abilities. The proposal suggests that these altered states of consciousness are recently realized, but not widely utilized. Leary describes the first four as "larval circuits", necessary for surviving and functioning in a terrestrial human society, and proposed that the post terrestrial circuits will be useful for future humans who, through a predetermined script, continue to act on their urge to migrate to outer space and live extra-terrestrially. Leary, Wilson, and Alli have written about the idea in depth, and have explored and attempted to define how each circuit operates, both in the lives of individual people and in societies and civilization. The term "circuit" is equated to a metaphor of the brain being computer hardware, and that the wiring of the brain as circuitry. In other words: the brain is pre-programmed by some kind of plan in evolution.

Leary uses the eight circuits along with recapitulation theory to explain the evolution of the human species, the personal development of an individual, and the biological evolution of all life.

Leary can best be described as belonging to what I call atheist spirituality, or transhumanist spirituality, as described in my Ebook Evolutionism – The Red Thread in the Matrix Conspiracy.

When reading all his references to philosophy and spirituality one ought to be aware that he doesn´t believe in any spiritual reality external to what the human brain itself constructs. Leary is an extreme reductionist. He is not speaking out of experiences of any external spiritual reality, but out of his own psychological constructs. He used terms like game reality and claimed that all human relationships are games, and that all views on reality are game models. Read his book The Game of Life (free download) with contributions by Robert Anton Wilson. Here life is seen as an organic computer. Also here he expresses his ideas that evolution is proceeding into pre-programmed post-human stages which will carry us off the planet. The book treats the Periodic Table as a code-message which outlines the sequence of atomic and biological evolution and as a Rosetta stone from which some philosophical meanings of enduring human symbol-systems can be deciphered. According to Leary some ordinal symbol systems which can be understood in terms of the periodic table include: The Tarot, The Zodiac, The I Ching, The Playing card deck, The Greco-Roman Olympic Pantheon, The Hebrew Alphabet. These cultural icon systems are seen as crude psycho-logical neuro-symbolic expressions by pre-scientific cultures of the model of galactic evolution which is based on the table of atomic elements. According to Leary these occult systems are proto-scientific attempts to predict the course of life on and off the planet and can be seen as neuro-cultural communication systems in which humanity symbolizes natural laws. Leary also talks about genetic agents, or intelligent agents, people with insight in all this, and ability to change the meaning of life for others. He mentions Aleister Crowley and George Guerdjieff. You just have to add concepts like genetic engineering and scientists playing God, and you have to do with outright fascism (about spirituality as a role playing game, see my booklet The Scientology Game – and the Matrix Player´s Handbook).

How, given the recent and sorry story of ideologically motivated conceptions of knowledge – Lysenkoism in Stalin´s Soviet Union, for example, or Nazi critiques of “Jewish science” – could it again have become acceptable to behave in this way? Very simple because of the standards of education in America. Americans are only educated in American history, and is more less ignorant about the history outside America. Leary puts up a typical ideological black and white image: There is a Judeo-Christian plot to deny evolution. This plot is described as creationism, so that we have evolutionism versus creationism. But this is a false dichotomy existing only in America. As of 2006, most Christians around the world accepted evolution as the most likely explanation for the origins of species, and did not take a literal view of the Genesis creation myth (but hopefully not Leary´s evolutionary myth either, though popular culture is pointing in that direction). The United States is an exception where belief in religious fundamentalism is much more likely to affect attitudes towards evolution than it is for believers elsewhere. Political partisanship affecting religious belief may be a factor because political partisanship in the US is highly correlated with fundamentalist thinking, unlike in Europe (atheist fundamentalism is by the way also blinded by this false dichotomy) – about ideological black and white thinking: see my article The Difference Between Philosophical Education and  Ideological Education.

Much of Leary´s work is postmodernist nonsense language (about postmodernism in New Age, see my article Constructivism: the postmodern Intellectualism behind New Age and the Self-help Industry. About postmodern nonsense language, see my article The Sokal Hoax. Leary is also using revised gender language as prescribed by radical feminism (see my booklet Feminism as Fascism).

Leary relies on misunderstandings of quantum physics, and builds a whole house of cards on this misunderstanding (see my article Quantum Mysticism and Its Web of Lies).

On Leary´s advocacy of psychedelics in connection with spiritual practice: see my booklet The Psychedelic Experience versus the Mystical Experience.

If people have been confused by Leary´s reductionist theories of consciousness, which at the same time refer to spirituality, I suggest that you read my booklet Philosophy of Mind in order to get a chance to see a non-reductionist view of consciousness (before it is disappearing). Also see my Ebook The Tragic New Age Confusion of Eastern Enlightenment and Western Idealism.

Info-psychology is really, really bad philosophy, written by a psychologist who dreamed about being a philosopher instead of the philosophers. Maybe some time without psychedelics could have cleared his mind a bit. Yet it is this “philosophy” we see repeated again and again in New Age and popular culture. It is the beginning of the end.












Cosmic Trigger I: Final Secret of the Illuminati (Volume 1), by Robert Anton Wilson. Matrix Advocacy. Wilson is one of many psychologists who want to be philosophers instead of the philosophers. Fundamentally inspired by Nietzsche. This book deals with Wilson's experiences during a time in which he put himself through a process of "self-induced brain change" as well as vignettes of his earlier life. The main discovery of this process—which, he tells us, is known in certain traditions as Chapel perilous—is that "reality" is mutable and subjective to the observer.

Wilson employs several models for his experiences, such as the interstellar ESP connection, during which time Wilson enters what he refers to as a 'reality tunnel', in which he claims to communicate telepathically with extraterrestrials residing in the Sirius star system. Wilson states, however, that this belief system does not necessarily have any objective truth, which highlights his main point: that all such models—whether spiritual or scientific—are just that: models, or maps, of the world, and they should not be confused with an objective, permanent reality.

Throughout the book, he makes references to specific paranormal personal and group experiences, yet he does not allow himself to become convinced of their reality apart from his perception of them. He calls this approach "model agnosticism".

The book also deals with the Bavarian Illuminati conspiracy (which Wilson neither rejects as utterly false nor embraces as true, in keeping with his theme) and other related intrigues. The work also touches on a wide range of other subjects, from Timothy Leary's thoughts on brain circuits and JFK's assassination, through to Sufism and numerous occult practises.

Wilson´s problem is his method in itself, which is based on relativism/subjectivism. It is self-refuting and self-contradictory. He has a clear enemy, namely Plato, and his critic sounds like the sophists discussing with Socrates. He wrongly claims that quantum mechanics and perception psychology have undermined Plato. Plato´s model, and similar models, are not accepted in his “pluralistic” model agnosticism, and his model is therefore not at all pluralistic. The only accepted models are models like his own. He is therefore defending a standpoint which implies absolute truth. His sophistic attempt of avoiding critique by appealing to relativism makes it totalitarian. His approach is political, while Plato´s is spiritual. He is an ideologist and not a philosopher.

The book is of course "illuminating" in the sense that it gives you a tour through The Matrix Conspiracy. But parts of it can´t be understood simply because it is building on postmodernist nonsense-language.

Related articles: Constructivism: The Postmodern Intellectualism Behind and New Age and the Self-help industry, and Quantum Mysticism and its Web of Lies. About postmodernist nonsense, see my article The Sokal Hoax.




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