The Power of Silence: Further Lessons of Don Juan - Chapter 6: Handling Intent (The Third Point) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6: Handling Intent (The Third Point) Summary and Analysis

Don Juan took Carlos and his other apprentices to a western range nearby, and Carlos spontaneously begins to have a recollection. Don Juan and Carlos had been in the state of Chihuahua in the desert. Don Juan emphasizes moving the assemblage point to achieve heightened awareness, and Carlos thinks he is repeating himself. Don Juan argues that repetition helps one develop silent knowledge, a "general position of the assemblage point" that was once man's normal position. The forerunner to silent knowledge was "the place of no pity" position of the assemblage point. The forerunner of reason was the assemblage point called "the place of concern." This dualism led to humanity's current spiritual conflict.

Don Juan and Carlos immediately notice a jaguar. They attempt to walk away from it, but it follows...

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