What Does Mysticism Have To Teach Us About Consciousness ? *

@inproceedings{Forman2005WhatDM,
  title={What Does Mysticism Have To Teach Us About Consciousness ? *},
  author={Robert K. C. Forman},
  year={2005}
}
  • Robert K. C. Forman
  • Published 2005
A key strategy for understanding a complex phenomenon is to look at its simplest manifestations. The gene structure of E. coli, for example, has contributed significantly to our understanding of gene functioning in more complex organisms. Mystical experiences may represent the simplest form of human consciousness and thus, by the same token, may provide valuable insights into the nature of human consciousness.