What is the meaning of the tendency to think in terms of feelings? We think feelings are primary. Psychotherapeutic Errors: If you feel right, you will be healthy. By changing your behavior you can be healthy or by changing your feelings you can be healthy. We cannot change our feelings. Behavior and feelings are by-products of our thought processes (epiphenomenon). Our mode-of-being is determined by our thought processes. Thought processes are determined by our perceptions, how we see things. Perceptions are determined by our values and preconceptions. It is not true that we can see what is going on. We see our thoughts or somebody else’s’ thoughts. We interpret what we see. Bible: As man thinketh in his heart, so he seeth. As thou seest, so thou beest. Buddha: We are what we think, having become what we have thought. The aim of Metapsychiatry is to help people see better. We see with our thoughts. Valid thoughts. What makes sense? What fits in with our preconceived ideas. Source of thoughts. Man does not produce thoughts. Mental climate. Intelligent and valid ideas come from divine mind. Intelligent and valid ideas come to us through inspiration. Invalid thoughts come from the “sea of mental garbage”. Noosphere. (culture, civilization, education, history = preconceptions.) Firmament is the separation between valid and invalid ideas (Ocean of Love Intelligence and Sea of Mental Garbage) Three R’s (Recognition, Regret, Reorientation)
Seminar 042 – Thinking and Health – Track 1
Track 1 – Thinking and Health – Audio 042 with Dr. Thomas Hora.