This chapter examines the reasoning of a participant in Cosmic Mysticism as she grappled with her doubts, focusing on the pathways that arise when scientific rationalization appears to be futile. Lili Bayati, a twenty-four-year-old master's student in child psychology, had been attending Cosmic Mysticism classes along with her mother. She was initially skeptical of exorcism, but eventually became a witness to its positive impact. According to Lili, metatherapy cured her wrist without requiring her belief, nor even depending on her awareness that treatment was under way. The chapter first describes Lili's experiences with metatherapy, defensive radiation, and exorcism before discussing the ways that Cosmic Mysticism brought her tranquillity after anguish and furnished accounts of cosmology and theodicy that she found more logical than the ideas she had learned in religious textbooks in school.
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