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  1. 1. The 8 Circuit Model of Consciousness
  2. 2. The 8 Circuit Model of Consciousness <ul><li>What it is, who came up with it? </li></ul><ul><li>The eight circuits </li></ul>
  3. 3. Timothy Leary captured by the Drug Enforcement Agency Crafted by Timothy Leary and later expanded by on by author Robert Anton Wilson Best way to think of it is as a mini programs (like software) that controls our nervous system Survival Circuit Hunger Program Person craves the need for food
  4. 4. 1. The Bio-Survival Circuit (Physical Intelligence) <ul><li>Earliest mode of survival – in the earliest form of animals </li></ul><ul><li>Concerned with terrestrial survival </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Separation between which things are harmful and safe </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a mechanism to travel towards food </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a mechanism of flee or attack on dangerous things </li></ul><ul><li>Towards the end of development creates trust or avoidance </li></ul><ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>Opiates </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2. The Emotional Circuit (Emotional Intelligence) <ul><li>Most likely activated when humans began to walk </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies which character type you will be (dominant, submissive, cooperative etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Creates demands </li></ul><ul><li>Creates dominance and ego </li></ul><ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3. The Dexterity/Symbolism Circuit (conceptual intelligence) <ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine </li></ul><ul><li>Caffeine </li></ul><ul><li>Concerned with logic and symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Imprinting and recognizing symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Sets the mind in a thinking, processing motion </li></ul>
  7. 7. 4. The Domestic Circuit (Social intelligence) <ul><li>Concerned with socializing and operating within social networks </li></ul><ul><li>First appeared with the development of tribes </li></ul><ul><li>Concerned with the further development of relationships </li></ul><ul><li>More active in those that are more social </li></ul>Timothy’s ways to activate: He didn’t have a suggestion but later writers argue that MDMA helps amplify this circuit
  8. 8. 5. Neurosomatic Circuit (internal sensory intelligence) The 1 st of the right-brain higher circuits First activated in roughly 2000 BC Can be beneficial in the aid of creativity Feeling of high or goodness Color Meditation (Crowley did work on this with the use of cannabis <ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Marijuana </li></ul>
  9. 9. 6. The Metaprogramming Circuit The ability to identify analyze and reprogram the earlier circuits The ability to change one’s habits Simply put, if the mind is a computer, changing the code of the software <ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>LSD </li></ul><ul><li>Raja Yoga </li></ul>
  10. 10. 7. The Metaphysical Circuit <ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>Psilocybin </li></ul><ul><li>Peyote </li></ul><ul><li>Many other entheogens </li></ul>Meeting with “God”, “Divine” or “deity's” Often interpreted as being one wit the deity – can be wonderful and peaceful or frightening As Aldous Huxley calls these feelings ‘Heaven and Hell’
  11. 11. 8. The Psychoatomic Circuit <ul><li>Timothy’s ways to activate: </li></ul><ul><li>DMT </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy doses of LSD </li></ul>Communication with other beings Some interpret as the understanding of the DNA and Atoms of our own mind/consciousness what makes up reality.
  12. 12. Summarization of the 8 circuits of consciousness 1 – Bio Survival Circuit – Amplified with Opiates 2 – The Emotional Circuit – Amplified with Alcohol 3 – The Dexterity/Symbolism Circuit – Amplified with Caffeine and Cocaine 4 – The Domestic Circuit – Amplified with MDMA/ecstasy The remaining 4 circuits which have yet to be activated – with their temporary activator 5 - The Neurosomatic Circuit – Marijuana, tantric yoga and sex magick 6 – The Metaphysical Circuit – Psilocybin, Peyote, Entheogens 7 – The Metaprogramming – Awareness, LSD 8 – The Pycho-atomic Circuit – DMT It is interesting to know that the first 4 circuits are already activated – and are the most addictive from asscending order
  13. 13. Other things of interest Disinformation DVD – lectures from occult and sci-fi authors Book on the 8 circuits by Robert Anton Wilson Your brain is god by Timothy Leary
  14. 14. Thank you for your time