Re: [Fwd: BOOKS: Prometheus Rising (perception retraining)]

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 01 Nov 1997 22:18:24 +0000

At 07:15 PM 10/31/97 -0500, Haggers wrote:

>a sensed event affects the internalized nature of the
>experience and in a feedback loop, the internalized nature of the
>experience affects our perception, and so on. [...]
>I'm reminded of the adage (and Eric Watt Forste's well-considered
>sign-off line) "Expectation foils perception."

And, completing the epistemological loop mentioned above, perhaps a
fortiori, "expectation *enables* perception".

Damien Broderick