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    because most detached

    A last word about B-cognition. This seems to me to be the purest and most efficient kind of perception of reality (although this remains to be tested experimentally). It is the truer and more veridical perception of the percept because most detached, most objective, least contaminated by the wishes, fears, and needs of the perceiver.
    (The Farther Reaches of Human Nature; Abraham H. Maslow)

    Would you be so kind as to tell me whether it should be read as 'because it is most detached', and if so, how does it sound to you without 'it is'?

    Thanks.

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    Re: because most detached

    Yes, it needs it is. It sounds wrong without it.

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    Re: because most detached

    That sentence is very poor. I would write something like:

    It is the truer and more veridical perception of the percept because it is the most detached, most objective, and least contaminated (by the wishes, fears, and needs of the perceiver) perception.

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    Re: because most detached

    Quote Originally Posted by suprunp View Post
    How does it sound to you without 'it is'?
    It sounds dreadful to me.

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