~ Joseph Campbell
(taken from ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” ~ Jane Wagner)
But I don’t ever want to sound negative about going crazy
I don’t want to overromanticize it either, but frankly
Goin’ crazy was the best thing that ever happened to me
I don’t say its for everybody
Some people couldn’t cope
But for me, it came at a time when nothing else seemed to be
Working. I got the kind of madness Socrates talked about,
“A divine release of the soul from the yoke of
Custom and convention.” I refuse to be intimidated by
collective hunch. My space chums think reality was once a
primitive method of
crowd control that got out of hand
In my view, it’s absurdity dressed up
in a three-point business suit.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in
Touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle
I found it too confining.
It was just too needful;
it expected me to be there for it all the time, and with all
I have to do –
I had to let something go.
Jam-packed and fun-filled. Like some days, I go hang out
around Seventh Avenue. I love to do this old joke.
I wait for some music-loving tourist from one of the hotels
On Central Park to go up and ask someone.
“How do I get to Carnegie Hall?”
Then I run up and yell,
The expression on people’s faces is priceless. I never
could’ve done stuff like that when I was in my right mind.
I’d be worried people would think I was crazy.
When I think of the fun I missed,
I try not to be bitter.
See, the human mind is kind of like …
A piñata. When it breaks open,
There’s a lot of surprise inside. Once you get the piñata
perspective, you see that losing your mind
can be a peak experience.
The egoic structure has grown with temporal time—an interface material between eternal and physical. It, as in all creative matter, birthed a deity phenomenon to hold time in place. The egoic structure of the entity is the least significant, being a pseudo-structure to experience Earth plane.
As it amasses a certain collective madness (by madness, I mean here, an over-riding illusion simulated by all), physical structures, including their planning and design structures, will experience an increased unworkability. As a species, a hemmed-in feeling will occur, as in too many cattle in a stall. This hemmed in phenomenon is the Earth plane edges of illusion breaking apart. Mostly at first, during this time, individuals of species will sense internal perspective shifts. Soon, however, “group” shift and realignment to higher data will occur.
This is not channel. This is mind. Your body is separating, reaching out to experience its quasi-dimensional form.