William James mystical experiences

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  • Created on: 08-04-19 17:37
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  • William James: PINT
    • Ineffability
      • The experience of God goes far beyond human powers of  description. The person feels likes they cant articulate their experience
    • Transient
      • They are not permanent, they feel long however they last short amounts of time.
    • Passive
      • Person is not in control of it happening as it is from God.  This is evidence that it cannot be explained by saying a person willed it to happen
    • Noetic
      • The person receives knowledge of the divine which is not otherwise available


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