• Title: Crazy Wisdom
  • Author: Wes "Scoop" Nisker
  • ISBN: 9781580080408
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Paperback
  • Crazy Wisdom With close to copies in print this book has become a backlist favorite for its offbeat philosophy and its fact packed frolicsome text in which everyone from Coyote to Jean Paul Sartre Willia
    With close to 50,000 copies in print, this book has become a backlist favorite for its offbeat philosophy and its fact packed, frolicsome text in which everyone from Coyote to Jean Paul Sartre, William Blake to Lao tzu, Groucho Marx to Albert Einstein let their hair down and hold forth on religion, poetry, quantum physics, and all that good stuff Now updated with an introWith close to 50,000 copies in print, this book has become a backlist favorite for its offbeat philosophy and its fact packed, frolicsome text in which everyone from Coyote to Jean Paul Sartre, William Blake to Lao tzu, Groucho Marx to Albert Einstein let their hair down and hold forth on religion, poetry, quantum physics, and all that good stuff Now updated with an introduction that takes the crazy wisdom well into the next millennium.

    One Reply to “Crazy Wisdom”

    1. This book is crazy and full of crazy wisdom. Another book you just have to leave out around the house or keep in your backpack. It can become a constant reference point for anyone who gets too confused and lost trying to understand all the Universe and life throw at them. A great collection of knowledge.

    2. Borrowed this from my dad. It's a fun, entertaining look into the paradoxical, confusing, contradictory, ambiguous, ridiculous, and maddening world of wisdom traditions from the West and (mostly) East. One of my favorite quotes that I also saw in this book, from Neils Bohr, and that sum up the theme of tre book pretty well is this:The opposite of a great truth is also true.

    3. Synthesizing ideas from Daoism, Zen, Quantum Physics, Existentialism, Trickster stories, Rumi and other Sufis and dudes like Lenny Bruce into a readable post-hippie thing was a good idea, but I wish Nisker had gone a little deeper and hadn't been so obnoxious.

    4. Greta book, many perspectives on our existence and spirituality. Laced with humor and irreverence. Excellent for those considering an alternative way to be.

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