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By Fin Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Karen Maclean

The implicit heritage of this booklet comprises an positive method of growing brain varieties that enhance the situation of humanity, deriving from the legends of Christ and the Buddha and the reviews of mystics in either jap and Western cultures, in addition to from psychoanalytic suggestion. This e-book is split into 4 components. the 1st is a quick advent to Bion himself - it assumes a undeniable measure of  Read more...

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320; see February 1971). Surely the Greek tragedians—at least in the cases of Oedipus and Antigone—as well as Plato through his entire philosophy sought the nucleus of creativity and growth? In poetry, the brief pause marking the metre is called a cæsura. The entire rhythm is inherent in this pause; hence the actual quality or value of the verse arises from this gap. Similarly, change arises out of absolutely nothing. All we can do is describe the way towards the cæsura and onwards after it, but the growth of transformation takes place in the cæsura itself.

One is the psychic type, which do not originate in the same threedimensional world as the physical stimuli. There is an organ that captures these stimuli, and it is differently structured in the neurotic and psychotic parts of the psyche. The second—entirely different form of stimuli—is the physical form, which we perceive in a manner similar to that of the many different kinds of apparatus we construct to measure temperature, sound, smell, taste, light, weight, shape, etc. It seems obvious, when there is a need for two such different entities—physical and psychic—that it must presumably be useful to place these entities in separate spaces.

It seems obvious, when there is a need for two such different entities—physical and psychic—that it must presumably be useful to place these entities in separate spaces. Only then do they achieve an ontological and epistemological position that makes it possible to approach them scientifically. Hence this shifting of the boundaries of metaphysics changes what can therefore meaningfully be discussed using scientific language, as these languages are or will be constructed. Bion suggests that the transmitter of these psychic signals is broadcasting from “the void and formless infinite” as John Milton puts it, or from “O” in Bion’s own terminology (Milton, 2007, p.

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