An experiment to determine the extension of the I

So here we had a very primitive experience, which indicates the I as being larger than our own bodies, experienced in this instance as being outside our bodies occupying the space between our bodies and the thing we were looking at — apparently because of the more I-like nature of the second cushion. It appeared that a substance like the red cushion, because more deeply connected to the I, will actually expand the experience of I in us, make our connection to a larger “something” more plainly visible.

Apparently, we do experience the world like that. Here, for the first time, we have modest empirical confirmation that those things which have more I in them really do enlarge, and open, our connection to the I, and that this I which we partake of is larger, its existence beyond ourselves is, for the first time, seen experimentally.

(Pages 64-65)

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