By Dan Carpenter
A daring cartography of the interior panorama noticeable in basic terms to these experiencing altered states• provides the psychedelic adventure as an goal panorama that embodies the opposite, instead of a subjective frame of mind• offers corroboration of phenomena encountered by means of those that enterprise into this domainJourneying into the invisible international printed by way of his use of the dissociative psychedelic DXM (dextromethorphan), Dan chippie came across that what he skilled was once no longer easily subjective sensations and mental states yet an aim international of customary, if inordinately atypical, landmarks and characters. The operating diary he stored of those voyages recounts impressions of a panorama charted by means of different tourists into this internal area and comprises descriptions of the various similar phenomena recorded by means of such brain tourists as Terence and Dennis McKenna, Alexander and Ann Shulgin, and others who've skilled the hive mind--the pool of all cognizance. Into this territory the place expression is like chaos conception, the place oddly symmetrical order manifests out of the likely anarchic swirl of pictures and occasions, the writer ventures with the state of mind of a naturalist, accepting no matter what will be instead of what he hopes he may locate. What emerges isn't a situation crafted by way of subjective event, yet a panorama that embodies the opposite and that represents a wakeful country within which the boundaries among the self and the not-self dissolve.
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They may look with disdain upon alcoholics and addicts as persons lacking in moral strength and character. Their prior reputations of high competence and their professional status sustained the invisibility of their addictions past the time each posed a major threat to public safety. Although she would go through treatment following this medical admission and never take another drink, she would die nine months later from advanced liver disease. It is only when the amount of drugs she needs surpasses the supply available that her addiction would finally become visible through her arrest for forging prescriptions for Darvon and Talwin.
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It is only when the amount of drugs she needs surpasses the supply available that her addiction would finally become visible through her arrest for forging prescriptions for Darvon and Talwin. All of the above cases illustrate the isolation of the acultural addict and the failure of the social world to confront the deteriorating Page 12 performance of these addicts or to consider the possibility that such deterioration might be a consequence of addiction. Consider the following examples illustrating this style of involvement in the culture of addiction.
A Psychonaut's Guide to the Invisible Landscape: The Topography of the Psychedelic Experience by Dan Carpenter