q: R.D. Laing

How many times can the word experience be used in one sentence?

=) -Will

From R.D. Liang’s The Politics of Experience (1967) pages 4-5.

“I cannot experience your experience. You cannot experience my experience.

“I cannot avoid trying to understand your experience, because although I do not experience your experience, which is invisible to me (and nontestable, nontouchable, nonsmellable, and inaudible), yet I experience you as experiencing.

“I do not experience your experience. But I experience you as experiencing. I experience myself as experienced by you. And I experience you as experiencing yourself as experience by me. And so on.

“The study of the experience of others is based upon inferences I make, from my experience of you experiencing me, about how are experiencing me experiencing you experiencing me…”

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