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by Dyre42
Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:02 am
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Myth Happens
Replies: 1
Views: 862

On a side note I have after some time worked out that there MAY be some sort of genetic predisposition to shamanistic experiences in that my mother has them within her context and I had them within my own.
by Dyre42
Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: The Writer and the Shaman
Replies: 20
Views: 4511

Andreas is kind of right. The personal subjective experiences of shamans are nothing like writing. You live out and often hallucinate your stories. However defining how the brain naturally functions as a "psychological crack up" is unfair. Its believing what you are experiencing that makes you delus...
by Dyre42
Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: How do you understand detachment?
Replies: 13
Views: 1770

The thing about Watts' definition of detachment is that what he is speaking of makes what is happening now the most important thing you can experience.The past is gone the future is uncertain. Now is all your really know you have and now is where your emotional and intellectual investment should be ...
by Dyre42
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Myth Happens
Replies: 1
Views: 862

Myth Happens

As far as I can tell I it the point of self awareness in which the right and left sides of my brain really started talking to each other and I accidentally became a shaman and lived out The Monomyth as Campbell called it. At the time I was only passingly familiar with Campbell's work. I really had n...