Week 21: Awakening

Blossoming – Expanding Horizons – Extending Reach

Having assimilated the techniques and methods of responsibility, the curious soul seeks to know more, do more and feel more deeply. If you are curious about what your life might become, and eager to find out, then you are in the process of expanding your boundaries and extending your reach.
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Symbolic Thinking; Abstract Reasoning

Unlike any other species, human beings can design and build cities, devise complex financial and computer systems, and send objects and living beings into space.  We can imagine entire universes, multiple universes and universes within universes; Big Bangs and sub-microscopic “strings”; and gods of every manner and description. We can
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Novelty

I am half inclined to think we are all ghosts, Mr. Manders. It is not only what we have inherited from our fathers and mothers that exists again in us, but all sorts of old dead ideas and all kinds of old dead beliefs and things of that kind. They
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Incisiveness

Most people think they do not have time to consider issues carefully. They are sloppy thinkers. We value the cultivation of incisiveness, which is the art of considering details. Details matter. In Constitutional law, for example, seemingly innocuous breaches of individual rights can lead to the destruction of the ethic
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Distinctions

A six-month-old child is in the process of mastering certain distinctions. He picks up a cloth toy and strikes it against his head; then he does the same thing with a wooden block. The child has experienced the distinction between soft and hard. Nothing clearly delineates hard from soft. Most
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Insight

This topic is about those moments of insight, when we see, understand or appreciate something for the first time.
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Awakening

I am not dumb now. [Helen Keller] The development of responsibility tempers us and facilitates progress to the next levels of development. Having explored the second development level, we pause to consider the transformative steps that can lead us to a more advanced level. Simply put, the light comes on
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