Milton Erickson joined forces with Aldous Huxley in the early 50's to inquire "..into the Nature and Character of Various States of Consciousness with Commentary..." According to Erickson, they both spent nearly a year together at the house of Aldous Huxley. During that time, Erickson and Huxley had written separate extension notes without the influence of the other of the hypnosis sessions in which they both agreed to keep all records of the sessions at Huxley's home. Unfortunately, Huxley's Los Angeles home was destroyed by a brush fire in which everything inside was destroyed including valuable items, record notes they'd kept except for the few pages Milton Erickson had taken earlier for his own personal use. As a result of that event, the project was dropped because it was too painful to disccuss. But after Aldous Huxley's death, Milton Erickson respectfully published his outline sketchy-version of sessions with Huxley.
Dr. Zeig or Lankton or anyone who can answer, what if there was no brush fire especially at the beginning of the peak of Milton Erickson's career, about how much more an impact he could of had? Or would it had made any difference? Or would this project if was published might have given us a better understanding of his work in some many ways?
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