Whole-System Change LO5559

William J. Hobler, Jr. (bhobler@cpcug.org)
Mon, 12 Feb 1996 17:13:30 -0500

Replying to LO5494 --

John Warfield wrote

>This was made as one of Peirce's responses to Descartes' prescription to
>"clear your mind" at the outset of any investigation--a prescription which
>Peirce rejected as impossible. People can't do a "memory dump".

I would expect a number of Buddhists would argue against this. The clear
mind is a state saught through meditation. Never-the-less I find it helpful
to step back and reflect quietly on any client engagement. I call it centering
myself before tackling any complex situation. I am more ready to cope
with turmoil after a mind dump.

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