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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Standing On The Shoulders of Giants
The Fundamental Assumptions
The Global Implications of the Levels of Awareness
An Uncertain World
The Challenge
Brain ʻAlchemyʼ
What Is A Level of Awareness?
Developmental Stages/Levels
Seeking Solutions
Can We Change?
Neuroplasticity
Mindsets
Two Thinking Systems
Brain Alchemy: A Fundamental Formula
A Picture of Hope
A Brief History of the Brain
An Overview of the Evolution of Life on Earth
What Is a Nervous System?
Early Nervous Systems
Reptilian Nervous Systems
Mammalian Nervous Systems
The Triune Brain
The Downside of Human Brains
The Levels of Awareness: An Introduction
The Levels of Awareness
Caveats
What Is Awareness?
Ignorance
Wisdom
Getting Acquainted
A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing
Evolution not Revolution
Transitions As Transmutation
Transmutation of Ignorance into Wisdom
The Conversion of Subjective Experience Into Objective Knowledge
Transmutation Through the Levels of Awareness
Transitional Realizations
Brain Alchemy: The Formula Revisited
The Catalyst of Transmutation
The Ultimate Source of Suffering
The Personal Implications of the Levels of Awareness
Transition Stages
Possible Outcomes of The ʻAlchemyʼ Of The Brain
The Early Years: Separation
The First Transition
From Level 1 to Level 2
From Level 2 to Level 3
No Guarantees
The Separation Mechanism
Membership: Level 3 Awareness
Level 3 Awareness In The World
More Examples of Level 3 Awareness in the World
The Transition From Level 3 to Level 4 Awareness
The Upside of Problems
The Wisdom of Level 3
The Ignorance of Level 3
Stages of Transition - Level 3 to Level 4
Status Anxiety and Level 4 Awareness
Level 4 In The World
More Examples of Level 4 Awareness in the World:
The Transition From Level 4 to Level 5 Awareness
The Wisdom of Level 4
The Ignorance of Level 4
Stages of Transition - Level 4 to Level 5
Interdependence: Level 5 Awareness
Level 5 Awareness
A Level of Tolerance
Jumping to Conclusions
A Broader Perspective on Conflict
Level 5 Awareness in the World
More Examples of Level 5 Awareness in the World
The Transition From Level 5 to Level 6 Awareness
The Wisdom of Level 5
The Ignorance of Level 5
Stages of Transition - Level 5 to Level 6
Wholeness: Level 6 Awareness
The Great Work
Level 6 Awareness
Equilibrium
Transcendence
One With The Universe
Essential Innocence
The Illusion of a Separate Self
The Persistence of Individuality
Is This Enlightenment?
Are We There Yet?
Where Are We Now?
An Antidote to Intolerance
Getting There
Getting From Here to There
Is There A Shortcut?
One Step At A Time
Resistance to Transition
Prerequisites to Transition
Aids to Transition
Reaching The Limit
Preparing The Way
Facilitating Transitions
How to Proceed
The Necessity of Drives
Creating a Sustainable Future
A Geography of Hope
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Becoming the Solution
Me to We
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Published by Adina Amironesei
"Up To The Challenge - In Search of Practical Wisdom" (2009) by Terry Findlay
Author is a retired teacher with interests in psychology, philosophy, physics, neuroscience, and epistemology. This book is the result of Terry’s explorations of these topics.
"Up To The Challenge - In Search of Practical Wisdom" (2009) by Terry Findlay
Author is a retired teacher with interests in psychology, philosophy, physics, neuroscience, and epistemology. This book is the result of Terry’s explorations of these topics.

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