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Esalen Group Stuck In The Mud.

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  • #16
    The World we live in is not fully closed and that's a very important point. It's only partially closed and the closure is maintained by tremendous effort in an on going way. So it's not really closed, it's only apparently closed because we work so hard at keeping out everything that would break open the closure.

    A "world" has to be dynamically maintained through a system of taboo or it disintegrates. The scientific world is very heavily held with taboos all around. The scientific world is a construct. People spend zillions of dollars and countless careers in defending this system from it's obvious flaws.
    Eric Weiss discusses the rise of modern science in lecture 3

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