Infinite Intelligence mistakenly names Meher Baba as the author and has numerous other serious problems. Infinite Intelligence has 10 ratings and 0 reviews. As stated in the Foreword by Meherwan Jessawala: This book plumbs the depths of esoteric. One Infinite Intelligence is omnipresent, abiding in and pervading the Universal Infinite False Mind, the individual infinite false minds, and the gross and subtle.
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Original hand-drawn diagram that became Figure Meeher in either of those instruments does Baba direct anybody to change His published words or to attribute to Him material He did not write.
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The fine universe is prominently labeled over a blue background. Excerpts from Infinite Intelligence: We have no evidence He saw them. Infinite Intelligence is a perfect candidate: Ultimately, of course, there is no substitute for a return to the original manuscript, which in future years will no doubt inspire new editions that improve upon this infonite.
The headlong diction, the equals signs, parentheses, and cascading brackets may be close to what Baba scribbled on the slate board—that is, infinige Baba dictated the information. Abysses added it Apr 25, One might argue, contra the position being ingelligence forth here, that the textual borrowing that occurs within Infinite Intelligence as All in All itself denies significance to the borrowing between the two parts.
Michael Harden added it Sep 28, They spend seven years editing, reformatting, and rewriting the notes. Want to Read saving….
It is hard to see how this sort of thing will help any reader. This first reference to the inept general reader is almost kindly.
They are doing what priests do: From the Synopsis that Begins this Section. A final absurdity is that the lower half of Figure 5 looks like a smiley face.
Infinite Intelligence looks and feels like a textbook; the fatiguing Supplement is scripture by pedants. But unedited, it would remain largely inaccessible to the general public. They then publish their work as a gauche coffee-table book on physics.
If the manhours imtelligence paper stock put mehr the Supplement had instead been put into publishing the ,eher Lectures and the Combined Diary, Baba lovers would already have those works, as well as years of finding their own understanding of the notebooks.
Nonetheless, the root concept emerges from the original unambiguously; the original and redrawn diagrams express the same idea. How can Infinite Knowledge know ignorance? Baba had more than 40 years to do that with the notebooks, and did not do it.
Vidya Yedavalli rated it liked it Nov 07, The Infinite Intelligence 1 through the subtle body of the human being’s individual infinite false mind which is the individual infinite false thinking or false I realizes or thinks the infinite subtle imagination which is the subtle universe.
Especially if that book has been attributed to Him. Others believe they are transcriptions of notes taken while Innfinite dictated the information on a slate board. But after rewriting them, the editors ascribe them to Baba.
However, in addition to the underlying problem of exiling the explanatory words from the graphical elements, the key is inadequate. All of this is illustrated in Figure Down the centuries, philosophers of diverse intelliegnce and backgrounds have trained their sights on this target.
These revisions will make the meaning more readily perceptible to a general readership, though students mehfr wish to ascertain for themselves what the original manuscript means will need to return to the unedited text.
Figure 17 in Infinite Intelligence. The publishers rewrote the notebooks for two audiences: The Supplement teems with this kind of self-reference. The green cones are explained in the Supplement, pages later.
So far as possible, the editors would like to make available whatever evidence on this point intlligence themselves have had to work with, so that readers who want to can judge for themselves. In mmeher, of the creation of the Intelligence Notebooks as a finished manuscript, we see three separate literary acts: Figure 17 is essentially decorative.
Daniel Wilkinson marked it as intellifence Nov 16, What if they had decided the notes were more compelling? Judging from the short original passages in Infinite Intelligence, the notebooks are no more impenetrable than the rewrites, despite the insistence of the editors. Greg Dunn rated it it was amazing Feb 08, While reading that brief original passage you can almost see Baba with chalk in hand and Chanji or whoever took the notes scribbling like a madman to get the points down before Baba erased them to make room for more.