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Mysticism and Mystery Moves: An Examination of Flow Theory

  title={Mysticism and Mystery Moves: An Examination of Flow Theory},
  author={John Michael Trembley},
  • John Michael Trembley
  • Published 2010
  • Philosophy
  • This study takes a phenomenological approach to squirt kayaking. It looks to examine mystical states of consciousness, as defined by William James, and flow theory, as defined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and focuses on what these experiences mean for participants of the squirt kayaking community. The study poses three research questions. (1) Do squirt kayakers experience mystical states of consciousness through squirt kayaking, and what does this experience mean? (2) Do squirt kayakers… CONTINUE READING


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