Alan Watts

Alan Watts

Born: January 6, 1915

Died: November 16, 1973

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in: "Final Secret of Illumiati" by Robert Anton Wilson, New Falcon Publications, 1991 , p. 32 - ISBN: 9780941404464. Similar quote on "What Is Zen?" by Alan Watts: "The world is a Rorschach blot, full of movement and wiggles."

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