For the purposes of my test I am going to divide the world of people
into two all encompassing and mutually exclusive classes: Social Metaphysicians
and Metaphysical Metaphysicians with this latter classification representing
an extension of my grasp of the former. Social Metaphysicians are
people who suffer from the psychological syndrome called Social
Metaphysics. This syndrome was identified, named and elaborated on by Dr.
Branden of the Biocentric Institute. In his work
The Psychology of Self Esteem he defines Social Metaphysics as:
...the psychological syndrome that characterizes a person who holds the minds
of other men, not objective reality, as his ultimate psycho - epistemological
frame of reference.
By juxtaposition and contrast then there is another psychological state we
can label Metaphysical Metaphysics and define it as follows:
(p. 179/80 pbk).
...the psychological state that characterizes a person who holds objective
reality, not the minds of others, as his ultimate psycho-epistemological frame
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