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"Now, here's somebody who says he's confused over the subzero Tone Scale --
fixity of position there. Subzero Tone Scale would be the below-apathy

"One never gets really fixed on a scale. He gets submerged on a scale. His
alivenesses are from where he is, below him. In other words, the thing shuts
out like you draw a curtain. It doesn't disappear, he just doesn't react at
those levels anymore. If a person is in totally good shape, he would be at
all positions on a Tone Scale. See, he would be at all positions on the Tone
Scale. All right, now, it cuts out from the top down. And it's just like
drawing a curtain down the scale. So that we would draw the curtain and he
would be there, and then he could only recognize this. It's just the

"It's not a question of fixation. It's a question of how much of the scale
is he aware of? Of how much of the scale is he aware? That is the exact
statement. It's a question of awareness, and so on. And he is evidently
aware from where he is and below. He is most aware of his immediate level.
And you really raise a curtain of awareness on him rather than  change or
unfix a position. And it's easier to process people if you look at it that
way. You're just making him aware of the fact that other emotions exist."

-- Taped Lecture of 11 February, 1957, Question and Answer Period

Sat Jan 14 21:13:21 EST 2006

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