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The article, by Stanley, is actually, in terms of social science content, re adolescent mass behavior, and its creation of cults of both sexual, and asexual, demi-gods, who become the projective foci for all the angst, all the intolerablly burning flames of hormonal energies, all the (perhaps innate) striving for individuation out of the context of family, and the sense of an imperative to begin the "quest" for the terra incognita of ... Self ...
The article makes me thankful that my own youthful iconic harbingers of yearning-for-transformation were: Allen Ginsburg, Joan Baez, and Bob Dylan.
Thanks for the link !
"What do humans depend on: words ! We're suspended in language: we can never say what's up: or, down.
We must communicate experience and ideas, but in ways that do not become ambiguous, and lose objectivity.
For parallels in human ideas to quantum theory: we must turn to psychology, or to the paradoxes of being thinkers like Buddha and Lao Tzu illuminated, when trying to grasp reality, as both observer, and actor, in human life's small-scale micro-cosmic drama."