Yoga of Thinking

AY with Dick Curtis and Jack Saloma
Recorded January 22, 1980


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Opening Sentence
17-1 1-34 Science must have missed something if it couldn’t account for psychic phenomena. Billiard paradigm is inadequate. Who’s playing the billiards? Science
Materialism
Paradigm Shift
Science must be wrong
17-2 1-08 Scientists and their particles like monkeys throwing coconuts. Science
Particles
One version of my book . . .
17-3 2-28 How did the ancients get their knowledge. Intuition, or teachings of earlier ancients. Science has lost its grasp of the whole. Myth
Intuition
Knowledge
The Ancients
If you go still earlier in the myths.
17-4 4-02 Wholism is related to the principle of correspondence – as above, so below. Six circles fit perfectly around a seventh – basis for modular mathematics. Theory of process is an analytical or surfacial method and corresponds to the circle model – equivalent to the torus. Wholism
Correspondence
Analysis
Surface
DC: What is the issue? Wholism.
18-1* 1-59 How is it possible for anything to be destroyed. Science is accustomed to things that can’t be destroyed – energy, mass, charge. Only things that are constructed can be de-constructed. Like the elementary particles, the Soul is the substance out of which things are formed. Soul
Survival
Conservation Principle
Substance
The real strength of the argument about soul…
18-2* 1-34 Map or instructions can be encoded in DNA. Complex behavior cannot. Animal actions cannot be mapped. Behavior
Design
DNA
Instinct
Behavior is quite different from design.
18-3 2-53 Humans start with a group soul and learn to individuate, which doesn’t happen until the sixth substage of the human – beyond us. Ego is important for this evolution. Spirit uses soul as its vehicle of experience. Group Soul
Evolution
Individuation
Ego
Spirit
The human starts with the group soul.
18-4 1-24 The concept of "mass" traces back to the holy communion. Central point of Christianity is that we come down here for a purpose, to get experience that prepares us for heaven. Mass
Incorporation
Christianity
Max Jammer takes the concept of mass…
18-5* 3-07 Mahatma Letters say that we don’t have a soul yet. Distinction between Soul 1 and Soul 2. What persists between our incarnations? Karma is not necessarily compulsive. Evolution is to free ourselves Soul
Human Evolution
Reincarnation
Karma
Jack Schwartz
DC: Now you say that we’re at the 4th substage.
18-6 1-14 Old souls versus young souls. Current morons are young souls who weren’t around in the Renaissance. Society
Reincarnation
Souls
Society doesn’t have to get better for things in general to be better.
18-7 1-13 Slaves in Egypt are now driving their own cars and making their own decisions. The automobile is greatest invention in giving people free choice. Evolution
Self-Determination
Free Choice
Consider the setting in ancient Egypt…
18-8 2-24 President should be the dumbest person around. If the president always did the right thing nobody would learn anything. Individual evolution is what’s important. This is ignored in contemporary theories of evolution. Evolution
Society
Politics
Learning
In order for evolution to be sustained you’d have to have a continuing succession of problems.
18-9 2-02 Both self and society are devices. Withdrawal is fine, but it could get boring. Self & Society
Ego
Isolation
JS: One of the confusions is knowing thyself.


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