The Vision of Jack Kerouac

830772541_46ef0988e0_zWhat if you could see behind the illusion of reality?

In 1960, Beat novelist Jack Kerouac collapsed in the grass outside his house, overcome by a mysterious spell while smelling flowers. He remained unconscious for a minute or so. “I had apparently fainted, or died,” he wrote.

During that brief collapse, he had a transcendent vision of what he called “the golden eternity.”

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