thus tending toward one or the other of two unsatisfactory solutions: either the profound exploitation of a restricted psychosis, or the superficial exploitation of a common psychosis. The scientists, technologists, represent the group that has turned the defect into a virtue. Their language, even much more than scholastic Latin, is devoid of the tonalities, the mimetic reënforcements, the vaguely remembered human situations, which go to make up the full, complex appeal of the poetic medium. To the scientist's symbols one can respond adequately by looking them up in a book. The very lack of pliancy helps to assist them in avoiding the appeal of pliancy. The language by which the third productive order (the technological) is being rationalized may largely surmount the temptations of the anthropomorphic by reason of its low anthropomorphic content. It is designed for machines.
MAGIC, RELIGION, AND SCIENCE
WE MIGHT close our chapter on orientation by considering more fully the three orders of rationalization : magic, religion, and science. Magic as the schema which stressed mainly the control of natural