John Warfield wrote
>This was made as one of Peirce's responses to Descartes' prescription to
>"clear your mind" at the outset of any investigation--a prescription which
>Peirce rejected as impossible. People can't do a "memory dump".
I would expect a number of Buddhists would argue against this. The clear
mind is a state saught through meditation. Never-the-less I find it helpful
to step back and reflect quietly on any client engagement. I call it centering
myself before tackling any complex situation. I am more ready to cope
with turmoil after a mind dump.
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