Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Attention, Ego, Spirituality, and Drugs

This title may seem really odd coming from me, but this article has some interesting things to say.

Now, don't worry.  This author's seeming advocacy for psychedelics is perplexing, to say the least. I am more interested in the attention aspects. I was taught since childhood that LSD made one jump off high buildings and hallucinate bizarre identities; I grew up with the story of Art Linklater's daughter's suicide while on LSD.  Taking such things is a huge leap of faith in, well, I don't know!

But his comments on attention, habit, and how we don't really see are vital. I am getting ready to take a long road trip with my husband and I want to see, truly.

A Christian should have an answer to this writer's view that spirituality and experiencing God is just a chemical reaction of the brain that is counterfeited by mushroom "off the road in a state park" in the Northwest.

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