by on August 22, 2019
“I have no gift to bring Pa rum pum pum pum That's fit to give our king Pa rum pum pum pum” -  The Little Drummer Boy Written by Katherine Kennicott Davis "…precious stones are precious because they bear a faint resemblance to the glowing marvels seen with the inner eye of the visionary. “The view of that world,” says Plato, “is a vision of blessed beholders”; for to see things “as they are in themselves” is bliss unalloyed and inexpressible." -Aldous Huxley in Heaven ...
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by on August 7, 2019
The Copernican Revolution was the perspective change associated with realizing the Earth is not the center of universe. This was very controversial because of the religious and philosophical implications. It is interesting to think in the same way an egotistical person metaphorically “thinks they are the center of the universe”, there was an element of collective egotism at play in the resistance to this new way of thinking. There are many recurring themes in the psychedelic experience. One of t...
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by on July 30, 2019
I want to give credit to Leo from Actualized.org for inspiring me to create this post. He has a video about recontextualization which is very interesting and I would recommend checking it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR-1lvp82zY&t=351s To paraphrase what he says in this video, recontextualization allows you to change how you feel about a situation without changing the facts. In any situation, recontextualization is possible if additional information is acquired. He describes nondua...
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