Sorcery versus literature (Hyperstition)

I think the following exchange between Castaneda and an interviewer elegantly expresses the difference between sorcery/ hyperstition and art/ literature. Literature only becomes-sorcerous when it stops ‘rearranging the glosses’ and takes us out into non-ordinary reality. CASTANEDA: I have come to understand sorcery in terms of Talcott Parsons’ idea of glosses. A gloss is a … More Sorcery versus literature (Hyperstition)