Can or should you remain in a state or place of "silence" or must or ought you return to the world?
For the miserable, moody and mercurial, one's outlook can swivel on a sixpence. Or dime, if you prefer. Not so for the irrepressibly cheerful, the waggy Labradors who go through life with a smile on their face and the conviction they are about to win the lottery. Waggies are always cheerful, pretty much. It takes … Continue reading Hope and Despair
It is easy enough to empathize with addicts if, for large chunks of your existence, you have had an overwhelming need to get out of your own head.
My chum Alfred has reached an odd stage in his journey into psychedelic oblivion.
My friend Alfred in Amsterdam reports that after 10 month's use Magic Mushrooms have so far provided no "cure" as such for his debilitating depression.
Very occasionally one gets a glimpse of peace and today was one of those all too rare days.
The state of depression is easy enough to describe but it is doubtful whether mere words manage to convey the depth of the misery to one who has never suffered from it.
Given the basic needs of life and in the absence of physiological abnormality, the solution is fairly simple. The trick is to keep applying it. Would that I were, or ever had been capable of taking and applying my own advice - but hey! We all have our blind spots. I will leave aside the … Continue reading How to be a Happy Human
Strange to relate my friend does not find himself in a state of bliss after two months micro dosing psilocybin mushrooms.
We would put an animal down, surely we can offer the same courtesy to a human?