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by Ben Iscatus
Mon Nov 29, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Suggestions & Technical Questions
Topic: Glossary of Analytic Idealism
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Glossary of Analytic Idealism

Martin - OK, thanks very much. I'll do that.
by Ben Iscatus
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Criticism
Replies: 588
Views: 4905

Re: Criticism

WOW, thanks for pointing, never heard of him but that "Passion of the Western Mind" is an excellent book, will be reading
If you know any Astrology, his Cosmos and Psyche is also very good.
by Ben Iscatus
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Suggestions & Technical Questions
Topic: Glossary of Analytic Idealism
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Glossary of Analytic Idealism

I've prepared a draft glossary here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/12SW ... sp=sharing
I thought it best to keep it in a separate file, as it will need to be edited (and we can't edit here after an hour). Any suggestions welcome.
by Ben Iscatus
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Suggestions & Technical Questions
Topic: Glossary of Analytic Idealism
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Glossary of Analytic Idealism

Brilliant idea. But you could do it here too, since BK's site links to this forum. Would it be this kind of thing? MAL: Mind-at-Large (after Aldous Huxley). This is the transpersonal mind within which the universe unfolds (as an instinctive expression of that mind) and from which our personal minds ...
by Ben Iscatus
Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 146
Views: 1241

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

What I wrote above is probably one of the most overall and general picture of things that can be given - no convoluted thinking required. Ah! Now I am reminded of my youngest son's girlfriend's experience a few years ago. She got her degree in a provincial university and then went to Cambridge to d...
by Ben Iscatus
Wed Nov 24, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 146
Views: 1241

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

Eugene, when I read Cleric once, I half understand him. When I read him twice, I don't understand him at all. I dare not read him three times, because the spell will then be complete and I will be in the wizard's thrall. So if you can translate, I'd be happy to read what you have to say.
by Ben Iscatus
Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Topic-specific Argumentation
Topic: Physical causal closure
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Physical causal closure

Some thoughts, Dara: Under Analytic Idealism, you could translate your question: physical universe = thoughts of the transpersonal mind; laws of physics = archetypes of the transpersonal mind; brain = appearance of a localised mind when viewed from across a dissociated boundary. I think you are sugg...
by Ben Iscatus
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms
Replies: 146
Views: 1241

Re: Phenomenological idealism: definitions of common terms

I think he would admit that at best what he currently offers is a conceptual framework, however limited, with which to introduce this to those who've been indoctrinated into the prevailing paradigm, but are now having doubts about it, and no longer tolerant of its spiritual deprivation, and within ...
by Ben Iscatus
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: BK on Rebel Wisdom
Replies: 7
Views: 127

Re: BK on Rebel Wisdom

Short and sweet.
by Ben Iscatus
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: (mis)understanding
Replies: 4
Views: 49

Re: (mis)understanding

Now, once we step on it, that's another story :)
It bites us thus