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Those in the West who saw that it could not proceed metaphysically to its farther possibilities out of its own resources, nor develop mystically, had to call in the aid of Oriental knowledge, experience, and teaching. This was a wise and broad-minded move. But this is not the same as deserting the Occidental heritage, from the early Greeks onward. Some do this and become fanatics.

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 1: Meetings of East and West > # 148

-- Perspectives > Chapter 15: The Orient > # 9

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