Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Expectations, Perceptions, Science, Hypnosis & Meditation

     Meditation teachers advise "only have no expectations" - be curious, open and flexible (instead of judgmental & rigid). These appear to be prerequisites for clear perception. 
     It's quite remarkable how preconceptions and judgments influence perceptions and behaviors, even under scientific experimental conditions. Listen to / read Charles Tart's fascinating interview on Buddhist Geeks: http://www.buddhistgeeks.com/2011/10/bg-234-no-yogi-left-behind/

Photo: Arijit Banerjee   www.dpreview.com

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