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Nature Man and WomanE all assumptions upon which much of Western thought and culture is based And all of them in some way underlie our exploitation of the earth our distrust of emotion and our loneliness and reluctance to loveFew books have challenged those assumptions as directly as this erudite and engaging work by the author of The Way of Zen Drawing on t. Alan Watts is brilliant and at times mind spinning philosopher that often is beyond my intellectual grasp In this work he uestions our divorce abuse and distrust of the natural world He suggest that in time and technological expansion that we will be increasingly isolated and find ourselves at odds with ourselves and the environment To state the obvious he got itFurther on He delves into Eastern fertility practices and the Kundalaniserpent yoga experience A noteworthy uotefor the scientist despite his theoretical naturalism tends to regard nature humans and otherwise as a world to be conuered and reordered to remain subject to the technology of the rational intellect which has somehow disowned and shaken off its roots in the very organism it now presumes to improve In practice the technical rational consciousness is as alien to the natural man as was the supernatural soulya some heady man he was On an aside I read somewhere that the transpersonal psychologist Ken Wilbur would longhand his books to develop his writing