RE: virus: Alternative Thought Patterns

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 17 Mar 1997 09:43:21 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 16 Mar 1997, Richard Brodie wrote:

> Corey wrote:
> >Very well. An Alternative Thought Pattern is entered (this doesn't
> >always
> >require the use of psychoactives) and insights are gained. After
> >returning
> >to Normal Operating Mode, the insights are screened through a rational
> >filter. Those that survive are added to the filter, and the process is
> >
> >repeated. Has anyone tried this? Does it work?
> This is the essence of personal growth. Be careful about your so-called
> "rational filter," though. Rational filters are inherently Level-2 and
> so you will get stuck in the box.

Alternative Though Patterns are very good for enabling one to create new
sets of filters or improve on the existing ones, as well. This helps
one avoid returning to "the box" afterward.

-Prof. Tim