Books about meditation, Zen, transcendence, and all that jazz tend to be deeply mystical --- so fuzzy as to be almost useless to an analytic mind. If higher states of consciousness are real then they should build upon, not discard, scientific knowledge. What might a hypothetical Engineer's Guide to Enlightenment look like? It could contain chapters on:

Elements of the Engineer's Guide to Enlightenment already exist, but only as scattered articles and fragmentary treatments in other sources. This could be a valuable book. Who wants to get organized and write it?!

Saturday, October 09, 1999 at 20:38:37 (EDT) = 1999-10-09

TopicThinking - TopicScience

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