By E. W. F. Tomlin
Originally released in 1985, this amazing and confident critique of recent tradition brought into our language a brand-new time period, ‘PN’, status for ‘psychic nutrition’, which on the time promised to turn into a loved ones expression.
Drawing on his first-hand wisdom of oriental civilizations; on discoveries of Jung, in particular his thought of psychic strength; at the principles of the cultural anthropologists; and never least at the New technology implicit in microphysics and microbiology, E.W.F. Tomlin, whose philosophical books were translated into numerous languages, indicates how the human psyche calls for its personal form of nourishment simply as urgently because the physique wishes meals. within the business societies of the West, this desire has frequently been missed. Reformers, of their earnest even though occasionally inept endeavours to create a greater international, have too usually uncovered us to the risks of psychic hunger and the noxious results of what might be referred to as ‘neg-PN’. right here lie the roots of violence and the shortcoming of path so conspicuously afflicting smooth guy and lady. Examples of PN, confident and unfavourable, are given, lending the ebook an immediacy and useful personality usually missing in reports of this kind.
In the recent clinical technique the following followed, the divisions among topic and lifestyles, and existence and brain, are discarded, and the previous clash among technology and faith proven to belong to an out-of-date international view. the result's an intensive reappraisal of the character and serve as of faith and artwork, the 2 nice psychic forces in heritage. certainly, the current problem is proven to originate within the psychic sphere instead of within the political and fiscal order. Deeply felt and assuredly written, but now not missing in wit and humour, the ebook ends with a few concrete principles on how a extra balanced tradition might be achieved.