“The extraordinary appeal of inner causes and the accompanying neglect of environmental histories and current setting must be due to more than a linguistic practice. I suggest that it has the appeal of the arcane, the occult, the hermetic, the magical—those mysteries which have held so important a position in the history of human thought . . . It is the appeal still enjoyed by astrology, numerology, parapsychology, and psychical research.” (p.178)

 

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