In the late 1980s, hypnotherapist Jack True and I began a research project we loosely called The Underground.
From his side, he came from his experience with patients; from mine, I came from explorations of early Tibetan practices involving imagination exercises.
I kept extensive notes over the years we worked together. Here are several of those notes.
“Once you get rid of the fatuous notion that the mind is the brain, you see mind as a series of spaces in which the individual thinks, ponders, remembers, plans, analyzes, solves, much as an explorer investigates various lands. In this effort, he encounters various programs, which are fixed ways of perceiving and thinking. These programs are ‘the reliables’, and they are usually wrong about everything. They are certainly limited.” Continue reading