Shinzen Young hopes that a way can be found to precipitate a mass dissemination of enlightenment, with hundreds of millions of stream-enterers, but he thinks it may yet take a hundred years or more. I am hoping we can pull it off in this very generation.
Why am I so optimistic?
The model of the origin and development of human nature articulated by Leslie Dewart in his book, Evolution and Consciousness, could make it possible to design interventions for transcending not reality, but absent-mindedness. That may be all it takes.
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