ON SCIENCE, EASTERN RELIGION

I agree with Lee Dembart: Not only should he never again have "to read about the unity of science and Eastern religion," but, for heaven's sake, he should never have to review it. At least not until he's done a 10-day meditation retreat at a Zen monastery, or climbed Mt. Fuji in silence, or done any of a number of things to put his mind "in a suitable state for entering what may be called the ground of all being. . . ."

It's not with the cognitive, rational mind that the connections are made between our science and what the authors of "Science, Order and Creativity" are probably talking about as "creative roots" of life. I haven't read the book, but am inspired to by Dembart's nonpersuasive review.

LEAH ALEXANDER

PALM SPRINGS

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