The student of comparative mysticism may examine the various doctrines without necessarily accepting them. His approach should be dispassionate, unbiased, and open-minded no less than discerning, cautious, and questioning. He should remember that they are not only sources of enlightenment but also of obfuscation. In this way he may pass intellectually through the region of fanatical superstitions and psychic delusions to the truth.
-- Notebooks Category 16: The Sensitives > Chapter 7: The Path of Individuality > # 62