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What Now?

  • Richard W. Sears
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Abstract

In this chapter, we will discuss the applications and implications of our deeper understanding of self. We will explore the difference between intellectual insight and deeper experiential knowledge, and will discuss the effect of this new view of self on such things as decision-making and the idea of free will. The chapter will also focus on the positive aspects of the malleability of the concept of self and how it can be used to create a healthier, happier, more flexible sense of who we are.

Keywords

Present Moment Entire Universe Full Implication Wisdom Tradition Natural Picture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard W. Sears
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  1. 1.Center for Clinical Mindfulness & MeditationCincinnatiUSA

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