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Exercises: Physical, Biophysical, Psychophysical, Mental and Spiritual

This list of exercises is not meant to be exhaustive. It is for the person who is busy and doesn't have much time to spend daily on exercises. Some of the exercises are physical, some biophysical, some psychophysical, some are mental, and some or all could be interpreted as spiritual.

The basic principles behind these exercises have been found by doing a much more extensive long-term and vigorous series of exercises. Over the years I have reduced the time spent and the number of exercises to the minimum required to stay in a good state of health: defined as spiritual health, mental health and physical health.

If you wish, you can vary the exercises depending upon your body build and your own mind so as to take care of your particular physique, your particular mentality and your particular spiritual level.

Exercise Set 1 : Diet

The first problem for many Americans is diet. Here we enunciate some general principles that I have discovered, by moving my body weight rapidly from 210 pounds down to 133 and then back up again, and moving my body weight from about 175 to about 155 more slowly, several times. My critical weight is between 160 and 165.

The principle is that of the "critical weight" for your particular body. The "critical weight" is defined as that weight at which your appetite exactly matches the needs of your body so that you neither overeat nor undereat. Above the critical weight your appetite is too great and your weight tends to climb. Below this weight your appetite tends to decrease and your body weight tends to fall to dangerously low levels. Once one attains the critical weight, the amount of exercise and the food intake are matched with your particular metabolism in such a way that a "steady state" weight is maintained with a shift of only plus or minus one or two pounds per day.

Your weight is best determined at a time when you have the minimum water in your body. It is best done in the morning immediately after arising and after eliminating urine and feces. This is the time at which your body contains the least amount of water. Water can shift the body weight during the day several pounds.

So the first exercise is to control your diet. In general I have found that if I am overweight, the quickest and safest way to lose the weight is to go on a very high protein and fat diet. Protein has a specific dynamic action, i.e., it causes the metabolism to be raised, which burns up some of the mass that is taken into your body. Fat ingested controls the appetite. If one eats just the right amount of fat, it shuts off the need for further food.

Carbohydrate is to be taken only when you do some particular violent exercise, such as skiing all day. A bit of carbohydrate during the day while doing the exercise is not contraindicated here. The rest of the time stay away from carbohydrate.

One quickly finds that on a high-protein-, high-fat-content diet, the amount of feces is decreased considerably over the amount produced on a carbohydrate diet. Do not worry about this. It is a natural physiological result of eating those foods that you can burn completely. On a high-protein, high-fat, no-carbohydrate diet, one's feces sink; a small amount of carbohydrate (sugar, honey, etcetera) causes them to float. This is a convenient test of how well you are keeping to the diet.

Exercise Set 2: Stretching

There are two kinds of physical exercise to be considered. The first is the stretching of every muscle in your body, every day, up to its particular limit at that time. This means a set of stretching exercises for this specific purpose. The standard course of yoga, the asanas, is a very good way to do this.

A. For those who know yoga I recommend The Cobra. When doing

The Cobra be sure that your buttocks are tightened so that the lower back is not strained. Lift the head only until the eyes are looking forward horizontally. Do not tip the head back. This puts an undue strain on the neck vertebrae. Keep the shoulder blades together and the arms straight with the hands flat on the floor. Stretch the feet out behind with the top part of the feet tight against the floor. While doing The Cobra, be sure that one does the maneuver known as co-contraction. Co-contraction is the simultaneous contraction of muscles on both sides of a joint, so the joint does not move but all muscles are tense.

B. After The Cobra do The Shoulderstand, being sure of the cocontraction during the maneuver. Lie on your back, with arms flat on the floor. Inhale. Raise legs together and point your toes toward the ceiling. When legs are extending over head, support back with your hands. Breathe steadily. Straighten the back, the hips and the legs to a vertical position, very carefully. Do co-contraction of all muscles and continue breathing steadily. Lower legs slowly.

C. After the Shoulderstand do The Plow, but do The Plow extremely carefully so that the back is not strained. Lie on your back. Depending upon the flexibility of your body, you may not be able to reach your toes up over your head to the floor. If you can, go ahead and touch the floor, then allow the knees to bend until they come on each side next to the ears. If your spine and your pelvic joints are sufficiently flexible, you will be able to do this, but do not strain. Carry it only to the limit where you feel things are too tense to go any further; then desist.

D. Leg Stretch: The next maneuver is part of the "Going to the Sun" exercise of yoga, and it is also a ballet dancer's stretch. Stand with the feet about one foot apart pointing straight ahead. Drop down with one leg going behind you and the top of your toes resting on the floor and that leg completely straight at the knee. Be sure now that you are bending from the hip of that particular leg. The forward leg is perpendicular to the floor with knee bent at a right angle. The hands are placed on the floor on each side of the forward leg, next to its foot. The head should be straight up, eyes looking forward.

Do this on each side, being aware of the joint between your femur and your pelvis. This exercise is designed to stretch that particular joint to its limit. Do not strain it. Keep the buttocks tight during this maneuver.

E. The Windmill: Stand firmly planted with your knees slightly bent and your feet about twelve inches apart. Swing your arms from the shoulder joint in as wide a circle as you can. This exercise is designed to give you increased mobility at the shoulder joint. The hands go up over the head with the elbows nearly straight; the arms are then swung backward and outward, downward and forward and then up again.

F. The next exercise is designed to stretch your thigh muscles. You kneel on the floor with your feet on each side of your buttocks; lean slowly and very carefully backward. If you are sufficiently flexible in the knee joints, in the hip joints and in the back, you can lie down on the floor between your feet. Once again, take it easy. The arms are held in a relaxed position on each side of the legs on the floor.

I have found that this is the minimum yoga, the minimum set of six exercises for stretching. You can elaborate on this depending on the flexibility of your body and your particular stage of learning in yoga techniques.

Exercise Set 3: Stress

A. At the end of my yoga exercises, I do one which I learned from skiers. You stand on both feet, lift one foot bending the knee behind you, grasp that foot with the opposite hand. You now jump on the other foot, bending that knee on going down as far as it is comfortable to do so, so that you can come back up again. Now you jump in placeup and down. This is best done to fairly rapid music. Once you have mastered this you can travel around a room jumping on the one leg. The other arm is used for balance. You then trade sides and do it again. You do this exercise at least five minutes on each leg. You either do it for five minutes or for the period of time necessary for your heart to begin to pound and your respiration to increase to panting.

This exercise is number one in any set of stress exercisestotal bodily stress. You can achieve it with the one-leg jumping exercise when you cannot go outdoors.

B. We find a very good "stress" exercise is to walk at a very rapid rate up a steep road or a steep set of stairs. We climb, in fifteen minutes, a road near our house that lifts the body 300 feet in a distance of approximately 4/lOths of a mile. If you have a hill nearby, you can walk up; this is an excellent exercise to wake up with in the morning. We do it whether it is raining or not. We have quite adequate rain hats and capes that we wear in the rain. You should walk fast enough so that in half the distance your heart rate has increased and your respiration also. You will find after several mornings of this that about two-thirds of the way up you hit your second wind, having passed through that rather painful period when the arteries in the muscles and in the brain are beginning to open up from the stimulation of the COo released from your muscles.

C. Posture: Unimpeded breathing is very important during this exercise. One should keep one's shoulder blades together, one's tail-bone tucked under and one's head as upright as one can hold it, lifting, as it were, from the top of one's head. This position means that you will be using minimum energy in balancing one bone on top of the other as you walk up the slope. Lifting one's body weight 300 feet every day, either up stairs or up a hill, assures you of staying in good condition in regard to your heart, respiration and total body function.

Exercise Set 4: Elimination

A. Defecation: Very little is said about the excretory functions in regard to physical exercises and mental exercises. Probably the safest way to defecate is to squat on the toilet with the seat up, with one's feet on the bowl edge. This prevents the formation of hemorrhoids and assures those who have hemorrhoids that they will not be painfully stimulated. Squatting to defecate is taught by many natives who live in the bush, in Africa for example. Do not strain while in this position; relax and enjoy it.

B. Vomiting: One art that is neglected in our particular culture is that of vomiting. If you have taken too much food, or some food that turned out to have been bad, if you have taken in too much alcohol, or by accident swallowed a poison, it is good to be able to vomit easily and quietly. The dolphins taught me that to vomit is a natural function; that it can be done quietly and under control without the precipitous "projectile" kind of vomiting that most people have, the explosive variety, which brings stomach acid up into the nose and causes pain.

To induce vomiting, put two fingers into the back of the throat until they touch the region behind the soft palate against the posterior wall of the throat. Merely touch here. The vomiting reflex is elicited by gentle pressure in this region. Once the reflex starts, slow it down and do not allow it to become explosive. You will find that if you open your glottis fully and relax the throat, the contents of the stomach will come up easily and will not enter the posterior nose region.

The best way to practice this is to start with an empty stomach and fill the stomach with warm water, by drinking from the water tap. Take about three glasses of about 250 cc's each so that you take in 750 cc's of warm water. Lift the seat of the toilet, kneel in front of it and put the head over the bowl. Do not tip the head too far forward as this allows the contents of the stomach to enter the nose. With the right or the left hand, put the index finger and the second finger into the back of the throat over the tongue. Keep the tongue well forward and relax the throat. Allow the water to come up and pass out slowly and continuously. Do not allow a jerking spurting action, which tends to come from reflex contractions of the muscles involved. When you finally have experienced this several times, you will be able to achieve the slow, steady output that the dolphins have. The operation then goes from a rather painful prospect to an accomplished act of gentle expertise.

Exercise Set 5: Breathing

One's breathing is amazingly important. It is one of the mechanisms that keeps one alive on this planet. It also is that which massages the soft organs within the belly cavity and within the chest cavity. Breathing properly using the belly muscles for expiration and relaxing the belly muscles for inspiration is an art that is taught in yoga classes. Belly breathing without using the ribs can be achieved. Once one has this degree of control, one can then bring the ribs back into the picture; lifting them and expanding the chest cavity. Ordinary breathing is best done with the belly muscles. On inspiration the belly comes out; on expiration the belly goes in.

Exercise Set 6: Voice

Breathing is directly related to one's control of the voice. With good breathing, one develops much more mastery over the voice. One can now control voice without constricting it and without generating falsettos or other unwanted phenomena. Voice control such as is taught to actors, actresses and vocalists is something that one should acquire. Your voice is your means of communication with your fellowman. It is your means of influencing him/her. Once one masters all of the shades of emotional meaning that can be expressed through the voice, one has a range of communication that was not available before. Study actors and actresses going through different emotional scenes, say in the movies or on television. They have become experts at this sort of thing. You can pick out those who are best at it and mimic their behavior.

One exercise that I have found to be very beneficial is controlling the rate at which one speaks; the slower that one speaks the more one can study what one is actually doing with one's voice. Remember that the larynx and the vocal chords determine the vocal sounds. The consonants are determined mainly by the use of the tongue, lips and teeth. Nasalized vowels are those for which one opens the airway into the nose and allows the sound to come out through the nose, such as in an "aum" exercise. The m is a nasalized vocalized consonant.

Study your own speech. You have a very elaborate sensitive and sophisticated system for forming your language. Study, for example, how you make a t sound in the beginning of a word, in the middle and at the end. Pay attention to what your tongue does when pronouncing the sound for t. For example, a f at the end of a word can be implied by not making the sharp noise of the t, but by merely stopping the flow of sound out of the mouth. Try the word "start" for example. You can pronounce this in such a way that the t at the end is implied by the fact that you have cut short the sound "AR."

There is a whole series of exercises involving all of the sounds that you can make with your voice and your mouth. Practice on the following sentence:

"Joe took father's shoe bench out; meet me by the lawn."

This is the Bell Telephone laboratory's test sentence that I mentioned previously. It contains most of the sounds in native American English vocal language. As you say this sentence, study what your mouth is doing. Look in a mirror and watch your lips. Feel what is happening to your tonguethe anterior part, the middle part and the posterior part. Feel what's happening when sound is coming out through the nose. I won't spoil this exercise for you by telling you what happens in each part of the sentence. Each one of us is capable of doing this exercise individually. Try this in the tank with your ears underwater and then sit up and try it with ears out of the water.

Exercise Set 7: Hearing

For the next exercise you will need some help from a tape recorder and a special tape. This tape is purchasable from Paul Herbert at Hot Springs Lodge, Big Sur, California, 93920. When you write for it, tell Paul that you want the repeating word tape, especially that which repeats the word "cogitate" on it for one half hour.

You can listen to this tape through headphones or through a loudspeaker; it makes little difference. You will have to listen the first time for a period of about half an hour. This exercise calls for you to relax completely; lie down while you are doing it and close your eyes and listen and concentrate on what you hear coming from the tape. Let go of all preconceptions having to do with this tape, and just see what happens to your own hearing. This exercise should be done daily for quite a number of days before you see the beneficial results of it.

We can give you a hint: on 300 subjects, we got 2,730 alternate words to the word "cogitate." Only 340 of these were in a large dictionary. The rest were words that we do not use yet.

Exercise Set 8: Vision

A. Afterimages: The phenomena that you will experience with the repeating word effect can also be produced in the visual field. The best way to do this is to study afterimages. However, studying afterimages requires special apparatus. For this you will need a photographic flash, an electronic flash, that you can turn on by pressing a button. You use this apparatus in a dimly lighted room. You look at a picture close enough so that it is in focus but filling your visual field. You set the flash up in such a way that the picture will be lighted up brightly for a very small fraction of a second. I have found the best position for the flash is on top of the head facing forward and down so as to hit the picture in such a way so that it lights it up. (An interesting alternate to the picture is your own face in the mirror, lit up by the flash. However, here you will have to shield the flash so that you don't see the direct flash itself in the mirror, just your face lighted up.)

In either case, picture or face, you make sure that your eyes are looking at the center, i.e., in the case of the face you look at a point between the two eyes and hold it fixed while you are igniting the flash. The face should be lighted by a very dim light and the room must be very dark.

With this setup you can now generate an afterimage on your two retinae such that it will last for twenty minutes to a half an hour. Immediately after the flash you close your eyes and study the afterimage. If the afterimage looks as if it is moving, you have not looked directly at the center of the picture or of the face; you looked off to one side and your peripheral vision is being so stimulated that you get a continuous movement in a particular direction (of the picture or of the face). This is to be avoided, for our present purposes.

Once you do the experiment correctly, you will find that various things happen to the afterimage. It can maintain itself as it was originally for some time if you concentrate on that happening. However, if you let go and allow it to happen, various other phenomena will take place. The afterimage may disappear and a white screen might appear in its place, or a blue screen or a red screen or a yellow screen, practically any color. Various parts of the image will change their shape, their color, the relationship to one another. You may see an ancient face in the place of your own. You may see a baby's face in place of your own, etcetera.

B. Face in Mirror: Very similar effects to those in the afterimage exercise can be achieved by looking at the same spot on your face, reflected in the mirror, that we talked about earlier, between the two eyes. Sit perfectly still and have nothing else in the room moving so as not to disturb the effects that you are looking for. You can kneel or sit in front of the mirror in a comfortable position so that you can stare at a single point between your two eyes above the bridge of your nose for at least one half hour. If you maintain the fixity of gaze, blinking when necessary, you will find that all sorts of phenomena develop. You may see entirely new faces and various other sorts of phenomena. You may find that your state of being can be changed under these circumstances also.

C. Cyclops: The next exercise is similar to the preceding one in that you are using a mirror and your own image. However, now you move up to the mirror, placing your forehead and your nose against it. When you do this correctly you will see one "cyclopean" eye instead of your two eyes. You now concentrate your attention on the single pupil of this cyclopean eye. When you do this you can see certain phenomena that we do not describe here so that you can experience them fresh yourself.

In the last exercise some people have a bit of trouble getting the two eyes lined up in such a way so that they see a single eye. This merely takes practice in most cases. In some cases with various problems having to do with the eye muscles you may not be able to achieve it; however, then go back to moving your face farther away from the mirror until you can get the two eyes to fuse. The question of focus is important also. Nearsighted people have a much easier time with this exercise than do farsighted people. If you are very farsighted, wear your glasses and sit at a comfortable distance from the mirror so that you can fuse the two eyes. You will now see three eyes, two, which you ignore, out in the periphery.

Various esoteric schools have made use of some of these exercises for their own particular purposes. They draw all sorts of conclusions from these. In this book we are merely demonstrating the properties of this immensely complex machine known as our own biocomputer. There is nothing esoteric or mystical about these exercises unless you bring that kind of a metaprogram to the exercises themselves. In that sense they are useful for certain kinds of personal spiritual movement.

Exercise Set 9: Mantra

We make use of the mantra technique also. One of our favorites is "Who Am I?" as explained by Ramana Maharshi. You sit in a quiet room, in a position that you can maintain for an hour, and you keep asking yourself the question "Who Am I?" As each answer comes up you drop it, let it go. Most people who can maintain this discipline and do this exercise find that they can then carry on the exercise without being in a quiet room, in the presence of others, whenever they can relax. This exercise can bring about great changes in your view of yourself. Eventually you will find that your opinion of yourself is only another program and that it is less than the total biocomputer. One program cannot encompass the whole computer. You are far greater than your opinion of yourself.

To lead up to this exercise we generally introduce people to the mantra "I am not my opinion of me, I am not your opinion of me, I am not their opinion of me." Repeated enough, this can set you free from a lot of nonsense that may be present in your biocomputer.

Exercise Set 10: Solitude

We recommend that each person spend a good deal of time alone. Solitude is a reinvigorating, revitalizing influence in our lives. We are usually too busy to make full use of it; however, if one can set aside an hour a day to do these exercises in solitude, one will find very fast results with them. The physical exercises can be done in a group. Some people do them best in a group. The walk up the stairs or up the hill is oftentimes done best with others. However, doing these alone is also a transforming form.

Exercise Set 11: The Physical Isolation Tank

We recommend the tank, the isolation, solitude and confinement tank for some of these mental exercises and others that you can work out yourself. The tank is probably the best place in the world to rest. If you can find one available or build one yourself from instructions in our forthcoming new tank handbook, The Deep Self, you will experi-enee new phenomena and find a "great peace." This is a Western approach to meditation-a method that shortens the time used for effective meditation.

Exercise Set 12: Mentations (revised)

One set of mental-physical exercises that are useful in the tank and that are best done there are the mentations as presented in The Center of the Cyclone. Once learnd well, the mentations are useful for daily problem-solving and testing and perfecting of one's objectivity in regard to emotional high-energy problems. Once embedded as recallable programs in one's own biocomputer, the mentations can function below one's levels of awareness and give one a perspective on one's life in a very condensed fashion.

Recently I have modified the mentations from the way they were given in The Center of the Cyclone. See Appendix Two, which follows, for the table of the newer and more sophisticated set of mentations.

Appendix Two

Revised Mentations (cf. The Center of the Cyclone)

Metabelief OperatorSymbolic
Body LocaleFunctionRepresentation
Top of headSupraself-meta-programmingGuidance
Center of foreheadSelf-metaprogrammingInitiative
Point between eyesMental effort inConcentration
in the midlineconcentration
EyesInternal visionVisualization
EarsInternal listening to supraselfListening
NoseExpense, moneywise Outgo
MouthMoney coming inIncome
NeckExpression from inner to outer realityVoicing
Shoulder: rightAbility to hold to metaMale
program: including male metabelief operatorResponsibility
Shoulder: leftAbility to hold toFemale
metaprogram: including female metabelief operatorResponsibility
Metabelief OperatorSymbolic
Body LocaleFunctionRepresentation
Upper arm:Personal inner strengthWriting
right sideto write
Upper arm:Personal inner strengthReading
left sideto read
Right elbowFunction of your closest helper, maleMale Helper(s)
Left elbowFunction of your closest helper, femaleFemale Helper(s)
Right forearmProgramming for and of closest male helperMale Orders
Left forearmProgramming for and of closest female helperFemale Orders
Right handContent of operational programs for male helperMale Manipulation
Left handContent of operationalFemale
programs for female helperManipulation
Center of chestState of Being: High IndifferenceDetachment
Upper bellyAcceptance of new metabeliefsOpenness
NavelThe money availableCapital
Lower belly: pelvisThe time available for the solutionSchedule
GenitalsStatement of new metabelief to be learned and usedNovelty
ThighsGroup capacity for problem solvingGroup Strength
KneesAvailable persons for groupPersonnel
Lower legsFacilities, space and apparatus available at worksiteFacilities
FeetWorksite available, travel to worksiteTravel

The mentations are a set of mental-physical exercises that are useful (once learned well) for daily problem-solving, and testing and perfecting one's objectivity in regard to emotional high-energy problems.

Discussion of Table

The anatomical locales in which one places a symbolic representation of the function are given in the first column. The function definition is in the second column, and the key word or symbolic representation is in the third column. First of all understand what these words mean. For example, Guidance implies supraself-meta-programming placed in the top of the head. This is all the kinds of programming that are greater than one's Self including the programming of others on this planet and one's spiritual or mental guides that one carries inside one's head: symbol, Guidance.

In the center of the forehead, place one's own metaprogramming, the Self-metaprogramming, and symbolize this by the word Initiative.

The point between the eyes in the midline: The function is the mental effort in concentration symbolized by the word Concentration.

The eyes: This is the location of your internal vision. While doing the mentations in this fashion, one closes one's eyes and uses one's capacity to visualize. This operation is symbolized by Visualization.

The ears symbolize one's ability to listen internally either to somebody else talking outside and using the listening capacity or alternatively listening to those forces in one's self that are greater than one's self or listening to one's self. This is symbolized by the word Listening.

The nose: One places here "expense," that is the air going out is an expenditure of funds, so we symbolize this by the word Outgo.

The mouth is used for the function of money coming in, symbolized by the word Income.

The neck symbol is Voicing; the function is expression of inner reality into the external reality.

The shoulders are divided right (male) and left (female), and the functions for each are the two metabelief operators, male on right, female on left. Symbols are Male Responsibility on right shoulder, Female Responsibility on left shoulder. A metabelief operator determines the generation of one's beliefs at a given time (see Appendix Four and Chapter Seventeen).

The right upper arm: The function is one's personal inner strength to write, the right, symbolized by the word Writing. Note that if you write with your left hand, reverse this and the next one.

Left upper arm: Personal inner strength to read, the symbolic representation is Reading. This implies reading with understanding and also reading in order to change one's metabeliefs.

Right elbow: The function of your closest helper, male, and is symbolized by Male Helper. Of course these can be plural if you need it.

Left elbow is the function of your closest helper, female, symbolized by Female Helper, also possible to make this plural.

The reason for separating into male and female categories is that the programmatic aspects of males and females are quite different, as you will see as you use this set of operations in your daily life.

Right forearm: Programming for and from your closest male helper, symbolized by the word Male Orders. This implies that you are willing to take orders as well as to give orders. It's a feedback relationship symbolized in the right arm.

Left forearm is the converse of the right forearm for and from your closest female helper and we symbolize this by Female Orders. Once again, this is both for receiving as well as giving orders.

Right hand has the content of operational programs for your male helper, symbolized by Male Manipulation. "Manipulation" means the use of the hand (Latin: "manus). Here we also use manipulation in more symbolic modes as the actual carrying out of instructions, either received from or given to one's male helper.

The Left hand is the content of operational programs for and from the female helper, symbolized by Female Manipulation. Once again this is the specific content of programs from and to your closest female helper.

Center of chest: This is your State of Being. One attempts to achieve a state of "High Indifference." We symbolize this by the word Detachment. The definition of the State of High Indifference is in Merrell-Wolff's Pathways Through to Space in a special section and in the Appendix.

Upper belly: The solar plexus. The function is the acceptance of new metabeliefs, of new metaprograms. We symbolize this by the word Openness.

Navel: This is the money available to you for solving your problems; we symbolize this by the word Capital.

Lower Belly and front of Pelvis: the function is the time available for the solution to the problems. We symbolize this by the word Schedule.

Genitals: Statement of new metabelief to be learned and used. We symbolize this by Novelty.

Thighs: Both sides, the function is the group capacity for the problem-solving. We symbolize this by the words Croup Strength.

Both Knees: Available persons for the group: here you name them. This is symbolized by Personnel.

Lower legs, both sides: Facilities, space and apparatus available at worksite. We symbolize this by Facilities.

Both Feet: Travel to the available worksite. We symbolize this by Travel.

As we say in The Center of the Cyclone, the easiest way to learn these mentations is to attach the word (symbol) to the place in the body, memorizing in the body the key word and then working finally on the meaning of those words as one moves over the body. One can move from the feet up to the top of the head and then reverse the direction and go from the top of the head down to the feet.

With a new problem it may be wise to start at the feet and work to the top of the head. When one reaches the top of the head, one then starts over from the top of the head working down.

In certain cases, once one has learned the whole list and attached it to one's body, one can then see in which direction one should proceed, whether from the top of the head or from the feet. If it is a practical problem, start at the feet. If it is a theoretical problem, start at the top of the head.

Here we have made a first attempt to modernize the mentations for practical use by Americans in our particular culture. This group seems much more operational than the group given in The Center of the Cyclone, for American businessmen, scientists, professionals, housewives and students.

Try them for yourself. You cannot test their use until you have them in your biocomputer. A program, a metaprogram, on paper is not in you and cannot either operate in you or be tested by you. Memorize these mentations by placing the symbol in the body part.

Purposely we do not give you a specific example of their use. We have found that such examples may spoil the novelty of your own results.

Appendix Three

Epilogue | The dyadic cyclone the autobiography of a couple | " Hallucinations Can Be Normal, Useful Phenomena " Some Uses of the Isolation Tank