Thursday, September 20, 2018

Couriers exploring new mental "lands"

“There are considerable changes that occur under such conditions in man’s subjective experience.  Man’s feelings about himself change too, but little by little his trust in unpredictability grows.  He is more willing to assign himself to it.  The species begins its own kind of psychic migration.  It begins to sense within itself further frontiers and the possibilities for action. It begins to yearn for the exploration of mental lands, and it sends portions of itself out as couriers.
Ruburt is that kind of courier.  There are many in all areas of life, and this involves not only an excitement on the part of your own species, but the same kind of curiosity and excitement on the part of other species as well.  Again, most difficult to explain – but those connections that exist between all species and the environment are themselves affected. The horizontal communications stretch and expand to allow for later developments in terms of probabilities, for consciousness always knows itself in more than one context, and it is possible for nature to experience itself in ways that would seem to be most improbable when the properties of conservation and learning are at their strongest spring.”
(Dreams, “Evolution” and Value Fulfillment Vol 2Session 936)

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