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William Irwin Thompson – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by William Irwin Thompson

 

Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.

– William Irwin Thompson


One way to find food for thought is to use the fork in the road, the bifurcation that marks the place of emergence in which a new line of development begins to branch off.

– William Irwin Thompson


The conscious process is reflected in the imagination the unconscious process is expressed as karma, the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling.

– William Irwin Thompson


Not all intelligence can be artificial now, so if we make a mistake, the consequences are no longer simply located within an institution or a national culture.

– William Irwin Thompson


The conscious purpose of science is control of Nature its unconscious effect is disruption and chaos.

– William Irwin Thompson


The teacher of history’s work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being.

– William Irwin Thompson