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James Brody
July 7th, 2006, 03:41 PM
"One exists in a universe convincingly real, where the lines are sharply drawn in black and white. It only later, if at all, that one realizes the lines were never there in the first place...A blink at the right moment may do it, an eye applied to a crevice, or the world seen through a tear. Then, to most of us, the lines reassert themselves, reality steadies out. It is better so. Every now and then, however, there comes an experience so troubling that the kaleidoscope never quite shifts back to where it was. One must then simply deny the first episode or adjust one's vision."

Loren Eiseley, All the Strange Hours: The Excavation of a Life, p 105.

alexandra_k
July 9th, 2006, 09:35 AM
Reminds me of LSD / magic mushie experiences... One way to learn how much of our experience is a contribution of the mind rather than the world...