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principle.] after ‘principle’: One gets the impression, reading this book, that Tyrrell himself dislikes the possibility of clairvoyance because it would be inconsistent with his theories about telepathy. [They are not ‘white elephants’—scandalous interlopers into law and order which it is superstition even to contemplate.]: A white elephant is a costly and useless possession, not a scandalous interloper. [‘That great philosopher Bacon’, writes Professor Macneile Dixon, ‘could not to the last believe that the earth revolved round the sun.’]: If he was standing on the earth he was right in his opinion. The earth goes round the sun if you stand on the sun. Warner, Rex [transl.], The Confessions of St. Augustine, New York: Mentor-Omega, 1963 [… grave widows and women grown old in virginity, and in them all was Continence herself, not barren but a fruitful mother of children, her joys, by you, Lord, her husband.]: Continence—with a husband! [Men are a race very inquisitive about other people’s lives, very lazy in improving their own.] noted [But it is not easy to say whether this takes place by means of images or not. I pronounce the word “stone” or “sun” when the things themselves are not present to my senses; images of them however are in front of my memory. I pronounce the word for some physical pain; this pain is not present to me, since I am not in pain; but unless the image of it was in my memory, I should not know how to speak of it, and, in any discussion, I should be unable to draw a distinction between it and pleasure.] noted [Can memory itself be present to itself by means of its images rather than by its reality?]: Can I remember a memory?

Wettimuny, R.G. de S., Buddhism and Its Relation to Religion and Science, Colombo: Gunasena, 1962 p. 39/27-40/2 the Buddha taught action without an actor [in his two fundamental doctrines of Impermanence (anicca) and NotSelf-ness (anattåya). The three dimensional “object” of the earlier physics was a mathematical interpretation of the


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