"The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds." R.D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist, influenced by the British independent school of psychoanalysis and existential philosophy.

"The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds." R.D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist, influenced by the British independent school of psychoanalysis and existential philosophy.

Sometimes it is useful to consider the darkest of perspectives.   Does anyone else see some humor in this statement?

Sometimes it is useful to consider the darkest of perspectives. Does anyone else see some humor in this statement?

"What we call 'normal' is a product of repression, denial, splitting, projection, introjection and other forms of destructive action on experience. It is radically estranged from the structure of being. The more one sees this, the more senseless it is to continue with generalized descriptions of supposedly specifically schizoid, schizophrenic, hysterical 'mechanisms.'"  --R. D. Laing, The Politics of Experience

"What we call 'normal' is a product of repression, denial, splitting, projection, introjection and other forms of destructive action on experience. It is radically estranged from the structure of being. The more one sees this, the more senseless it is to continue with generalized descriptions of supposedly specifically schizoid, schizophrenic, hysterical 'mechanisms.'" --R. D. Laing, The Politics of Experience

"If I don't know I don't know, I think I know. If I don't know I know, I think I don't know." - R. D. Laing

"If I don't know I don't know, I think I know. If I don't know I know, I think I don't know." - R. D. Laing

International R.D. Laing Institute

International R.D. Laing Institute

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