automatic writing


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automatic writing

n.
Writing performed without conscious thought or deliberation, typically by means of spontaneous free association or as a medium for spirits or psychic forces.

au′tomat′ic writ′ing


n.
writing performed without apparent intent or conscious control, esp. to achieve spontaneity.

automatic writing

The writing of words or symbols without conscious intention, sometimes through a medium.
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As Phylos/Pierson dictated the book to Oliver, Oliver produced the text in a form of automatic writing.
Another was a Supreme Court Justice who gave a message to her husband through me through automatic writing.
The story goes that Gatsos wrote it during a single night, adopting the system of automatic writing used by surrealist creators.
The author argues that this explains why ancient civilizations have similar traits like the living dead, idols that speak, and houses of gods; why individuals like Zoroaster, Moses, and Old Testament prophets claim they were instructed by divine voices; and behaviors like spirit possession, channeling, speaking in tongues, and automatic writing.
Automatic writing is like pouring your brain onto the page in front of you and sifting through scribbled debris to find meaning and relevance.
She takes a clients first name only and connects with "a guide or higher energy source" that gives her information through automatic writing.
Ashley's early classic Maneuvers for Small Hands will also get its European premiere and first performance in 40 years by the Dutch pianist Reinier van Houdt, whilst Object Collection offers the UK premiere of Ashley's celebrated Automatic Writing.
This question haunted James as an author and the spiritualist phenomenon of automatic writing.
He inquires how useful is automatic writing as a hermeneutic tool, tries out automatic writing in modern day Kardecism, seeks evidence of automatic writing in antiquity, scouts the work of the philosophers Josephus and Ezra for testimonies, and examines religious pseudepigraphy for clues.
When, during a session of automatic writing, Yeats offered to give up his poetry and pursue spiritual revelation, the Communicators answered "No, we have come to give you metaphors for poetry" (Ellmann 225).
Channeling is done either through automatic writing where the channeler's hand is moved supernaturally or hearing spirits speak via the gift of clairaudience and then recording the messages.
The painter, who turns 90 this year, fled Hungary in 1950 and settled in Paris where she became known for her surrealist practice of automatic writing, exemplified by Outburst (1957; Fig.

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