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Thought is conceived of as an interference with the direct contact that yields essential knowledge through perception alone. The renunciation of worldly, goals and pleasures, both physical and psychological, is an extension of the same principle of freeing oneself from distractions that interfere with the perception of higher realisms or more beautiful aspects of 28 DEAUTOMATIZATI0N AND THE MYSTIC EXPERIENCE existence. The renunciation prescribed is most thorough and quite explicit in all texts.
This state is brought about by a deautomatization of hierarchically ordered structures that ordinarily conserve attentional energy for maximum efficiency in achieving the basic goals of the individual: biological survival *Ehrenzweig (1964, p. 382) proposes that mystic "blankness" is due to a structural limitation: " . . the true mystic orison becomes empty yet filled with intense e x p e r i e n c e . . This full e m p t i n e s s . . " ARTHUR J. DEIKMAN 43 as an organism and psychological survival as a personality.
Again, this is an experience hard to express without returning to the novel. Now suppose one could "see" not only each of these world views individually but also their parallel relationships to each other, and the cross connections between the individual conceptual structures. And then suppose one added to these conceptual strata the biochemical perspective expressed by The Fitness of the Environment (Henderson, 1958), a work which deals, among other things, with the unique and vital properties of the water molecule.
Altered states of consciousness: a book of readings by Arnold M. Ludwig, Arthur J. Deikman, Milton H. Erickson, Gerald Vogel, M. Bertini, David Foulkes, Frederik van Eeden, Kilton Stewart, Visit Amazon's Charles T. Tart Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Charles T. Tart,