Upton Sinclair on how (and why) he worked with spiritualists

In going through old journals, working on another book of conversations with people on the other side, I came across this with author Upton Sinclair that may be of interest.

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Star Trek, the individual and the community

Several sessions with the guys upstairs on Monday, May 14, 2007 resulted in my talking to Gene Roddenberry, who provided some very interesting material about society and the individual and the process of inspiring society with new ways of seeing things. I had recently been watching Star Trek videos between re-reading Upton Sinclair’s Lanny Budd novels.

7:30 a.m. Star Trek and Lanny Budd. Strange combination.
All right, my friends, I am ready and willing.

There are several points to be considered together:
– quality in the external life of the individuals in the community
– individual interest as actually community interest seen out of context
– dissatisfaction – unnecessary dissatisfaction – in what is possible within community
– all this as a parallel to what we have been saying of your internal lives.

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