MsNobody

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  1. @pluto This is so interesting, I was researching about Wilhelm Reich because I wanted to know more about his practice as a psychotherapist but only found videos talking about Orgone and none about him, what is Orgone used for? Super curious about it
  2. @pluto @deci belle Thank you very much guys! I bought this one, seems to be really concentrated, let's see if it's going to help me. https://www.cwhemp.com/cannabinoid-hemp-oil-cbd-supplement-everyday-advanced
  3. @kieranperez This is my favorite, the lyric: I have come curiously close to the end, though Beneath my self-indulgent pitiful hole Defeated I concede and Move closer Let me find comfort here I may find peace within the emptiness How Pitiful It's calling me And in my darkest moment, feeble and weeping The moon tells me a secret, a confidant As full and bright as I am This light is not my own and A million light reflections pass over me Its source is bright and endless She resuscitates the hopeless Without her, we are lifeless satellites drifting And as I pull my head out I am without one doubt You want to peer down here survey my narcissism I must crucify the ego before it's far too late I pray the light lifts me out Before I pine away Before I pine away Before I pine away Before I pine away So crucify the ego, before it's far too late And leave behind this place so negative and blind and cynical And you will come to find that we are all one mind Capable of all that's imagined and all conceivable So let the light touch you so that the words spill through And let the past break through, bringing out our hope and reason Before we pine away Before we pine away Before we pine away Before we pine away
  4. It’s very intriguing, I question myself a lot.. how people “swallow” JP so easily without questioning? When he speaks you can feel by his energy what is coming out of him, he is mentally aggressive (and this is a great thing when this aggressiveness comes out of curiosity or passion) the way he talks says a lot about his intentions, but maybe one is only thinking with the mind and not in terms of energy and I respect that
  5. “If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  6. Just pointing out that you are spending/wasting your time to rant about Leo’s opinion while you could also do the work, and also I’m wasting mine posting this.. Orange stage : critiques people’s opinion, thinks his opinion is right, wants everyone to adapt to their own values Yellow stage: values and respect everyone’s opinion, recognizes the value of each stage, knows there is no right or wrong only different perspectives, doesn’t rant about things.. “let him who would move the world, first move himself” Socrates
  7. @thehero The inner child one? well you’re free to come to your conclusions about the meaning, but here’s what artist Milov wrote about the sculpture: “It demonstrates a conflict between a man and a woman as well as the outer and inner expression of human nature. Their inner selves are executed in the form of transparent children, who are holding out their hands through the grating. As it’s getting dark (night falls) the children start to shine. This shining is a symbol of purity and sincerity that brings people together and gives a chance of making up when the dark time arrives.” We are forgetting Pink Floyd
  8. And of course Burning man, is a good example of yellow Here are some of my favorite installations:
  9. Really good
  10. Parable visions is amazing too!
  11. Uh love all of this!! Love Alex Grey and Tool, I've been to one of their concerts and WOW, it's a piece of art in movement, first Maynard the singer does the whole show in the dark, he stays in the back of the stage and the spotlights are focused in the other musicians and on the video clip being payed in the big screen, from what I understood he does that to not feed his ego, and really pass the ideas behind his music directly to people, the focus are the lyrics that make us think, not him or the band, and the video clips are a completely mind fuck: Tool are one of those bands that gets people talking, and a lot of times that talk is about their striking music videos. Most of them are full of abstract imagery that seem to be culled from some strange dreamworld. Guitarist Adam Jones directs a majority of their clips and uses many different visual techniques to breathe life into creatures and worlds far removed from our own. The human mind is wired to find stories in its environment. When presented with a string of images and scenarios, the brain will try to tie them all together into a narrative. Tool's videos play with that human instinct, often to unsettling ends. Keep your mind open and enjoy as Noisecreep presents the 10 Best Tool Videos. Also he lives in the middle of nowhere, grow his own food and prefer to be away from society and big crowds, very interesting human being. I met Alex Grey in a concert too, and in a festival, it's just fascinating the way he lives his life, if you look at his face, he is always happy with a big smile, his wife is super sweet too, they paint while the band is playing psytrance, I wonder how it would be to live a life like that, living your passion and your full potential, sharing that energy with all the people around, he is an amazing human being, not sure how "enlightened" he is but I was just speechless for seeing his art and being around him, my theory is that he is an alien haha just like Leo I would also add this song from Porcupine tree, not sure of their place in spiral dynamic but it's for sure an interesting trip, the instrumental is really good, it's the story of a guy who took LSD for days and he had a bad trip in the 34th day, sounds so real, I'm not sure of the story behind it, it's beautiful tho and worth listening. Among with Alex Grey I think Android Jones is also great, he is a digital painter but has been working with virtual reality, in his expositions he tries to create how a psychedelic trip would be, very fascinating Best described as a “digital painter,” Jones has created an immense body of work. He has become well known for his many layered, psychedelic works and live performances using a custom built digital set up. He participated in the Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Tour and his work has been projected on the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building. A long time member of the Burning Man community, Android has traveled the world exhibiting his work and has contributed to events on 6 continents. At the center of Jones’ work is spirituality and altered states of consciousness. Describing his work as Electro-Mineralism, Jones attributes his ability to create to the wonders of technology, crediting the planet’s resources for advancements in art production. Manipulating light and energy, Android Jones captures complex concepts while utilizing his formal background in the arts. Described as a digital alchemist, he is determined to alter the viewer’s perception, pushing the boundaries of the imagination through the use of innovative media forms.
  12. https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/s/schopenhauer/arthur/counsels/chapter2.html chapters from "Schopenhauer: The Wisdom of Life and Counsels and Maxims", can sound a little snobbish in the beginning but for those who are used to solitude and value a high intellect will be able to relate to it. Here are my favorite parts: living in the now Another important element in the wise conduct of life is to preserve a proper proportion between our thought for the present and our thought for the future; in order not to spoil the one by paying over-great attention to the other. Many live too long in the present — frivolous people, I mean; others, too much in the future, ever anxious and full of care. It is seldom that a man holds the right balance between the two extremes. Those who strive and hope and live only in the future, always looking ahead and impatiently anticipating what is coming, as something which will make them happy when they get it, are, in spite of their very clever airs, exactly like those donkeys one sees in Italy, whose pace may be hurried by fixing a stick on their heads with a wisp of hay at the end of it; this is always just in front of them, and they keep on trying to get it. Such people are in a constant state of illusion as to their whole existence; they go on living ad interim, until at last they die. keeping a journal The advice here given is on a par with a rule recommended by Pythagoras — to review, every night before going to sleep, what we have done during the day. To live at random, in the hurly-burly of business or pleasure, without ever reflecting upon the past — to go on, as it were, pulling cotton off the reel of life — is to have no clear idea of what we are about; and a man who lives in this state will have chaos in his emotions and certain confusion in his thoughts; as is soon manifest by the abrupt and fragmentary character of his conversation, which becomes a kind of mincemeat. A man will be all the more exposed to this fate in proportion as he lives a restless life in the world, amid a crowd of various impressions and with a correspondingly small amount of activity on the part of his own mind. And in this connection it will be in place to observe that, when events and circumstances which have influenced us pass away in the course of time, we are unable to bring back and renew the particular mood or state of feeling which they aroused in us: but we can remember what we were led to say and do in regard to them; and thus form, as it were, the result, expression and measure of those events. We should, therefore, be careful to preserve the memory of our thoughts at important points in our life; and herein lies the great advantage of keeping a journal. A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. What offends a great intellect in society is the equality of rights, leading to equality of pretensions, which everyone enjoys; while at the same time, inequality of capacity means a corresponding disparity of social power. So-called good society recognizes every kind of claim but that of intellect, which is a contraband article; and people are expected to exhibit an unlimited amount of patience towards every form of folly and stupidity, perversity and dullness; whilst personal merit has to beg pardon, as it were, for being present, or else conceal itself altogether. Intellectual superiority offends by its very existence, without any desire to do so. It follows from this that a man is best off if he be thrown upon his own resources and can be all in all to himself; and Cicero goes so far as to say that a man who is in this condition cannot fail to be very happy — nemo potest non beatissimus esse qui est totus aptus ex sese, quique in se uno ponit omnia.16 The more a man has in himself, the less others can be to him. The feeling of self-sufficiency! it is that which restrains those whose personal value is in itself great riches, from such considerable sacrifices as are demanded by intercourse with the world, let alone, then, from actually practicing self-denial by going out of their way to seek it. Ordinary people are sociable and complaisant just from the very opposite feeling; — to bear others’ company is easier for them than to bear their own. Ordinary society is, in this respect, very like the kind of music to be obtained from an orchestra composed of Russian horns. Each horn has only one note; and the music is produced by each note coming in just at the right moment. In the monotonous sound of a single horn, you have a precise illustration of the effect of most people’s minds. How often there seems to be only one thought there! and no room for any other. It is easy to see why people are so bored; and also why they are sociable, why they like to go about in crowds — why mankind is so gregarious. It is the monotony of his own nature that makes a man find solitude intolerable. Omnis stultitia laborat fastidio sui: folly is truly its own burden. Put a great many men together, and you may get some result — some music from your horns! (this is so f* interesting, what he is saying is that a crowd think alike and have no space for different thoughts, the same way an orchestra if someone plays a different tune doesn't sound good) A man of intellect is like an artist who gives a concert without any help from anyone else, playing on a single instrument — a piano, say, which is a little orchestra in itself. Such a man is a little world in himself; and the effect produced by various instruments together, he produces single-handed, in the unity of his own consciousness. Like the piano, he has no place in a symphony: he is a soloist and performs by himself — in solitude, it may be; or, if in company with other instruments, only as principal; or for setting the tone, as in singing. Men of great intellect live in the world without really belonging to it; and so, from their earliest years, they feel that there is a perceptible difference between them and other people. But it is only gradually, with the lapse of years, that they come to a clear understanding of their position. Their intellectual isolation is then reinforced by actual seclusion in their manner of life; they let no one approach who is not in some degree emancipated from the prevailing vulgarity. noche tinta, bianco el dia Night gives a black look to everything, whatever it may be. This is why our thoughts, just before we go to sleep, or as we lie awake through the hours of the night, are usually such confusions and perversions of facts as dreams themselves; and when our thoughts at that time are concentrated upon our own concerns, they are generally as black and monstrous as possible. In the morning all such nightmares vanish like dreams: as the Spanish proverb has it, noche tinta, bianco el dia — the night is colored, the day is white. But even towards nightfall, as soon as the candles are lit, the mind, like the eye, no longer sees things so clearly as by day: it is a time unsuited to serious meditation, especially on unpleasant subjects. The morning is the proper time for that — as indeed for all efforts without exception, whether mental or bodily. For the morning is the youth of the day, when everything is bright, fresh, and easy of attainment; we feel strong then, and all our faculties are completely at our disposal. big picture thinking If you hold small objects close to your eyes, you limit your field of vision and shut out the world. And, in the same way, the people or the things which stand nearest, even though they are of the very smallest consequence, are apt to claim an amount of attention much beyond their due, occupying us disagreeably, and leaving no room for serious thoughts and affairs of importance. We ought to work against this tendency. omnia mea mecum porto (Latin: "All that is mine I carry with me“) is a quote that Cicero ascribes to Bias of Priene.[1] Bias of Priene, one of the Seven Sages of Greece, is said to make the statement during the flight from his hometown, with the apparent meaning that his possessions are those of character traits and wisdom (as opposed to material things). Le bonheur n’est pas chose aisée, il est très difficile de le trouver en nous et impossible de le trouver ailleurs: Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves, and impossible to find it elsewhere.
  13. OMG OMG OMG @RichardY @Flammable @Joseph Maynor @VioletFlame Schopenhauer On "Woman" While largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Schopenhauer’s works had a profound impact on subsequent generations of thinkers and writers. He was the philosopher of pessimism who advocated art and knowledge as a release from the pain of desire. To Schopenhauer, “the history of every life is a history of suffering,” which results from the “blind will of the world.” He argued that evil was not an accidental but an essential condition of creation. Unlike many intellectuals of his time, Schopenhauer was indifferent to nationalism; he also disliked democracy, and despised both Judaism and Christianity. Banished from his home by his social butterfly mother, who disapproved of her son’s seriousness, he wandered lonely and obscure throughout Europe. Having no use at all for women, Schopenhauer never married and spent his life in what he regarded as mellow solitude in the company of his dogs. At one point in his life, an unwelcome female guest whom he ejected bodily from his home rudely shattered this self-imposed isolation. She sued for damages, and he was forced to pay what he termed “alimony” until her death. Today, he is remembered not only for his profound, if gloomy, philosophy, but also for his rabid misogyny. Arthur Schopenhauer (l788-1860) -- German thinker who greatly enriched philosophy through his investigations of the problem of human existence, and explorations of the limits of human knowledge. Women exist in the main solely for the propagation of the species. -- On Women [Women are] the second sex, inferior in every respect to the first. -- On Women Women are . . . big children all their life--a kind of intermediary stage between the child and the full-grown man. -- On Women Women have great talent, but no genius, for they always remain subjective. -- The World as Will and Idea It is fitting [for a woman] to amuse man in his hours of recreation, and, in case of need, to console him when he is borne down by the weight of his cares. -- On Women Perjury in a court of justice is more often committed by women than by men. It may indeed be questioned whether women ought to be sworn at all. -- On Women The fundamental fault of the female character is that it has no sense of justice. -- On Women Instead of calling them beautiful, there would be more warrant for describing women as the unaesthetic sex. Neither for music, nor for poetry, nor for fine art, have they really and truly any sense or susceptibility; it is a mockery if they make a pretense of it in order to assist their endeavor to please. -- On Women In their hearts women think that it is men’s business to earn money and theirs to spend it--if possible during their husband’s life, but, at any rate, after his death. -- On Women Nature has equipped woman . . . with the weapons and requisite for the safeguarding of her existence, and as long as it is necessary for her to have them. -- On Women Just as the female ant, after fecundation, loses her wings which are then superfluous, nay, actually a danger to the business of breeding, so after giving birth to one or two a woman generally loses her beauty, probably, indeed, for similar reasons. -- On Women Women . . . are dependent, not upon strength, but upon craft; hence their instinctive capacity for cunning, and their ineradicable tendency to say what is not true. . . . Nature has equipped woman, for her defense and protection, with the arts of dissimulation; and all the power which nature has conferred upon man in the shape of physical strength and reason has been bestowed upon woman in this form. Hence dissimulation is innate in woman, and almost as much a quality of the stupid as of the clever. -- On Women A woman who is perfectly truthful and not given to dissimulation is perhaps an impossibility. -- On Women The lady . . . is a being who should not exist at all; she should be either a housewife or a girl who hopes to become one; and should be brought up, not to be arrogant, but to be thrifty and submissive. -- On Women Taken as a whole, women are . . . thorough-going philistines, and quite incurable. -- On Women
  14. @Adam M love this quote from Marcus Aurelius!! Cant wait to meet you in person so I can harvest your brain and eat it with fava beans lol love hannibal, have you seen this? https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/the-secret-joke-hidden-in-silence-of-the-lambs-most-famous-line-10011561.html
  15. @wingsofwax I’m definitely going to look it up, thanks for pointing out. Although part of me already knows what I’m going to find, the whole book talks about peace of mind and we women (emotional creatures that we are) are not very well known for bringing this quality to a man’s life ? @Flammable love this part, in my understanding what I see is that at night we embrace our darkness and emotions, which is the female energy, dreamy, creative, daring, obscure, dark.. while in the light of the day, we tend to be more rational, which is the masculine energy, analytical, objective.. things don’t seem to be so easy or doable from this logical point of view. The night is colorful and the day is bright, very interesting point
  16. @VioletFlame ??
  17. whops, meant to post it in the Self actualization category, could some of the moderators move it for me? thanks
  18. Hey you! you described a lot of things I can relate, not sure if you checked with doctor but those could be symptoms of PCOS, I have it too, hormones impact our mood a lot, how are you feeling in your body? Hormonal imbalance plus cortisol (stress hormone) can develop depression and anxiety. Also psychedelics mess up a lot with our energy, in a good way of course, but mostly to our mind, it’s hard for the body to keep it up (or catch up with the progress of our spirit) maybe if we slowed down and gave a break to all those techniques and gave some space for the body to integrate we would be more calm and balanced, that’s what I’m trying to do Very challenging wish you luck in your journey, and hit me up if you need to talk ?
  19. Yellow poetry from Khalil Gibran “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other's cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music. Give your hearts, but not into each other's keeping. For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. And stand together, yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other's shadow.” Khalil Gibran, The Prophet