Despite having access to an astounding number of great and detailed dharma books, I found that they left out lots of details that turned out to be very important. I learned the hard way that using conceptual frameworks that were too idealistic or that were not fully explained could be as bad as using none at all. Further, I found out that much of the theory about progress contained ideals and myths that simply did not hold up to reality testing, as much as I wanted them to.
--Daniel M. Ingram
The Problem With Pinker’s Positivity - I recommend reading this in its native typography at The Problem With Pinker’s Positivity — I recently finished Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now, which ...
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