Trigger Warning

The Holistic Stance is incompatible with the Reductionist Stance of science.
If you are working in an academic environment then reading this site and understanding its implications may make you an outcast in your community

In certain readers, reading the Red Pill paper may induce symptoms of a cognitive allergy, such as confusion, panic attacks, and headaches. The incidence of such "Reductionist Panic" attacks seems to be about 2% of readers. When it happens in person, it's a bit awkward.

If you think this warning might apply to you, then perhaps you should read the posts in numerical order for a slower ramp-up rather than starting with the Red Pill.

Reading the referenced books, especially "The User Illusion" and "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" may also help.