Hypersanity: Thinking Beyond Thinking (Ataraxia Book 5)
by Neel Burton
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Sharpen your mind, reframe your perspectives, and unleash your full human potential
RD Laing presented madness as a voyage of discovery that could open out onto a free state of higher consciousness, or hypersanity. But if there is such a thing as hypersanity, then mere sanity is not all it's cracked up to be, a state of dormancy and dullness with less vital potential even than madness. We could all go mad, in a way we already are, minus the promise. But what if there was another route to hypersanity, one which, compared to madness, was less fearsome, less dangerous, and less damaging? What if, as well as a backdoor way, there was also a royal road strewn with petals and sprayed with perfume?
This is a book about thinking, which, astonishingly, is barely taught in formal education. Our culture mostly equates thinking with logical reasoning, and the first few chapters examine logic, reason, their forms, and their flaws, starting with the basics of argumentation. But thinking is also ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
Length: 198 Pages (7,000 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Jul 10th, 2020