David R. Hawkins

Secrets of David R. Hawkins: Map of Consciousness by Arjuna Aletheia  

Secrets of David R. Hawkins: Hawkins Applied Kinesiology by Arjuna Aletheia

Doctor of Truth: The Life of David R. Hawkins by Scott Jeffrey

Power vs. Truth: Peering Behind the Teachings of David R. Hawkins by Scott Jeffrey

Goodbye, Scorpion; Farewell, Black Widow Spider: How to Avoid the Stings and Bites of the Southwest’s Dangerous Arachnids – And What to Do If You Don’t by the Avatar, our Lord, Sir Doctor Dr. David R. Hawkins (Veritas Pub., 1996)

Truth (Pluralistic, Perennial Philosophy / Wisdom Traditions examples)

Early Buddhist Discourses by John J. Holder

Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi by Ramana Maharshi

Meister Eckhart, from Whom God Hid Nothing by Meister Eckhart

The Daodejing of Laozi by Philip J. Ivanhoe

The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James


The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan

Zen-Brain Reflections by James H. Austin



Moral Psychology

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

Philosophy* (Suggestions and resources)

The Republic by Plato (distinction between essence/truth [real/unchanging] and appearance/opinion [unreal/changing], mistaken by Dr. Hawkins because calibrations may change, thus representing opinion rather than Truth. This distinction is found in a number of sources, including ACIM, Advaita, Buddhism, etc., and is indeed part-and-parcel of the perennial philosophy and represents the original spiritual, though misused by Hawkins, meaning of discernment or discrimination. On this view, the entire world — including muscle testing and the map of consciousness — are relative, temporary, changing, impermanent, or — indeed — false or illusory. The Truth is one, Absolute, experiential, and unchanging, not many, absolutist, conceptual, and changing. This is the most basic spiritual idea, which Hawkins distorted with muscle testing for ostensibly absolute truths.)

Meditations on First Philosophy by Descartes (epistemology or theory of knowledge: what grounds Dr. Hawkins’ truth claims?)

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume (causation or causality is a concept imposed on the observation of constant conjunction, 250 years prior to Dr. Hawkins’ work — not to mention the Buddhist notion of dependent origination, 2,500 years prior to Hawkins’ work, which possibly influenced Hume)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Routledge Philosophy

Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell*

Neoconservatism (Dr. Hawkins’ apparent political philosophy)

American Neoconservatism: The Politics and Culture of a Reactionary Idealism by Jean-Francois Drolet


The Story of Civilization by Will Durant (enjoyable, engaging read, although outdated)


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