"Hi Thom, I feel a bit guilty about pointing out that Castenada was a fraud. I hope it didn't deflate you too much. I thought therefore that I should write a short piece on my own take on Castenada from the perspective of an ayahuasca curandero, or…"
"Hi - mainly Wasson.
The first page of this article is available to read free http://www.jstor.org/pss/2066119
The paper also presents evidence that Castenada also took works from C.S.Lewis, Michael Harner and San Juan de la Cruz.
You could read this…"
The general consensus is that Castenada's work is highly plagiarised and is now regarded only as fiction. Here is a good reference.
Richard De Mille (Ed.) The Don Juan Papers. Further Castaneda Controversies. Santa Barbara:…"
"Thanks Ed - i am still finding my way around the site. Is this the place to write a little introduction? I thought that people may be interested in the MSc I did in Holistic Science from Schumacher College. This is a very unique degree, and is…"
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