The Fire from Within - Chapter 16, The Mold of Man Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16, The Mold of Man Summary

Don Juan finishes his explanation. Now, the narrator must move his assemblage point, unaided, to align another great band of emanations. The transition period when the assemblage point is moving from the normal position is called the moment of perceptual blankness or the wall of fog. The narrator must see the mold of man. Seers recommend that warriors roll their eyes when anger, or any other strong emotion, comes their way. This makes the assemblage point shift momentarily. Don Juan does not have time for the narrator's usual slowness; the narrator must remember seeing the mold of man before seeing it again. When the narrator rolls his eyes, he remembers seeing the mold of man while he was in the foothills of the Sonoran desert with don Juan. Don Juan explains that the mold of man is not a...

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