Written by David Deida the full title is – The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire. Sounds like an awfully strong claim to master these complex and varied topics. The author has a secret that ties it all
Ishmael is a gorilla that understands more about humans than humans do and acts as an unorthodox teacher and spiritual guidance counsellor for people by communicating with them telepathically. As surprising as it may sound this is not a joke and is the makings of genius storytelling by author Dan Quinn. If you have ever looked at our ‘developed’ society beyond the glossy facade and noticed that things just don’t seem right or that success as defined by this society doesn’t actually seem as rosy as it’s portrayed to be, these books are for you.
At their core these works of fiction are about freedom; freedom from the modern slavery of our institutions and societal constructs. Freedom from the human penchant to chart a path toward global and self destruction that began when we started putting food behind lock and key and has accelerated for centuries to where we find ourselves now, near the end of a age of cheap and plentiful oil. Ishmael urges one to re-evaluate everything you think you already know about people and this planet. It will turn your world upside down. It will sting and it will resonate.
It’s been more than a year since I’ve created a post for this blog. The reasons for this are varied and complicated. I will likely struggle to find coherence in them. Maybe they don’t matter – I’m writing now. More importantly I’ve decided to add a third key word to my quest and to the tag line of this site – “The quest for time, financial, and spiritual freedom.”
I’ve been exploring the edges of my spirituality and this is something new. In fact that word was not part of my repertoire until somewhat
- Find a slower place to live
- Stop exchanging time for money