Excitatory gnosis

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Excitatory gnosis describes a mindlessness reached through intense arousal.[1] It is aimed to be reached through sexual excitation, intense emotions, flagellation, dance, drumming, chanting, sensory overload, the "right way of walking"[2] described by Carlos Castaneda, hyperventilation and the use of disinhibitory or hallucinogenic drugs.[3]

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  1. ^ Hands-On Chaos Magic, 2009. Andrieh Vitimus, ISBN 978-0-7387-1508-7
  2. ^ The Right Way of Walking
  3. ^ Liber Null & Psychonaut, 1987. Peter Carroll, ISBN 0-87728-639-6