William Irwin Thompson Quotes

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Born: July 16, 1938,
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Occupation: Author

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The conscious purpose of science is control of Nature its unconscious effect is disruption and chaos.
- William Irwin Thompson

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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

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