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Re: "Near death experience" as a rebirthing experience

Tony Halmarack (
Sat, 20 Jul 1996 21:31:40 +0100

From: (Tony Halmarack)
Subject: Re: "Near death experience" as a rebirthing experience
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Date: Sat, 20 Jul 1996 21:31:40 +0100

In message <> Charles
Swenson wrote:

> It bottomed out with me in a closet, terrifying m'wife and child by
>moaning wraith-like "I'm a walking zombie, I'm one of the living dead",
>thinking I'd indeed died using the drug to enhance m'life.

It certainly doesn't come over as a sales pitch. Perhaps if
others are to be encouraged to indulge, there will need to be a
few coloured ribbons tied to this one.

>Needless to say, I didn't die,

Are you sure about that?

I was in a car crash once, which, when looking back on it, I don't see
how it was possible that I did anything other than die.

Yet, here I am.

>but the overall experience was one of re-birthing.

Well you can take it from me, If I'd had a similar experience, I'd
certainly have gone through several packs of nappies/diapers.

I must request that any guides who are good enough to see me
through a ketamine session, also see that I'm kept well clear of the
Voodoo cupboard.

>The horrors of m'previous incarnation in this life as an
> alcoholic and drug addict are of great value to me now, showing me just
>how truly miraculous and precious life is, even in it's simplest

I'm glad you're enjoying it at present. May it long continue.

I bet it would be a real eye opener to experience life in it's
simplest manifestation. Except one probably wouldn't be using
this particular type of sensory equipment.

> To try to tie this into the TWC format, I guess what I am really
> trying to say is that a pre-terminal encounter with a "near death
> experience" can indeed open the door to a more fulfilling "near life
> experience" in "the freshening breeze of now".
> Sailing from moment to moment
> On the freshening breeze of now
> Relying on life not to fail us
> Knowing it will, but not how
> Yet still we trust
> As still we must
> In the freshening breeze of now...
> (Charles Swenson, 7/19/96/0005)

Sounds like fair weather, all the way to the horizen.

> With more to come, I throw this into the fray...
> Charles Swenson
> ~~~Paradigms? Is that when you think ten times more of your two
> cents worth than of anyone elses?~~~

Yes. Sorry. I'll try to curb my bloated ego, until I can get it

If I change it to Paradise, will it make me more socially

Will people of the opposite sex start to lust after me?

Please say yes.

Tony Halmarack =(*)=

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