“Ever since Descartes poked us in the eye with ‘I think therefore I am’ people have been thinking straight, believing in one cause for every effect… but neither people nor the world are straight. They don’t act straight, they don’t think straight.

“Growth is not linear. The world grows in spirals, but people don’t know how to see this. Everything is fractal for the simple reason that nature never reinvents herself but always builds on patterns.

” ‘I think therefore I am’ overlooks the deeper truth that our ego is a fantasy of our own creation, that reason itself is a fantasy. We can be completely illogical and still be reasonable…”

“What if understanding your cancer, your depression, or your addiction took you outside of your culture, outside of who you thought you were? Could you go there? How would you get there? …”

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