The Power of Silence: Further Lessons of Don Juan - Chapter 3: The Trickery of the Spirit (Dusting the Link with the Spirit) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3: The Trickery of the Spirit (Dusting the Link with the Spirit) Summary and Analysis

The third abstract core is called the "Trickery of the Spirit." It involves learning to stalk oneself or dusting off the link with intent. The Spirit has trouble reestablishing the link, so it uses trickery to shock humans. Don Juan illustrates the concept of stalking by telling Carlos the story of how Julian taught him to stalk himself. Sorcerers always begin their relationships with their apprentices with a trick, which jolts the apprentice's connection with the spirit. When don Juan was shot, Julian convinced a kind old man and his fat wife to take don Juan in. The old man was named Belisario and he claimed his wife was a healer. Belisario told don Juan that they lived in...

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