Re: minds and mysticism

ard (
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 10:29:50 +0200

Your mind has the same abilities
> as Francis Bacon's or Thomas Paine's, and you have more information
> and experience to draw from, so your decisions can be better than
> theirs--and better than mine. I won't just teach you my ideas, I
> will teach you how to find even better ones.

Both of these men were mystics. Bacon was the Imperator of a mystical
order and Paine, along with Jefferson, Newton and Franklin were members of
the same order. Do all minds have the "same ability" to access the
mystical experience? Is the "information" gained in the mystical
exerience valid?