Date: Fri, 26 Jul 1996 20:12:12 -0700
From: Anexia <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Hypnotists and Holy persons
Tony Halmarack wrote:
> > To get enough signatures, one needs to petition in the right places.
> > Campuses of liberal colleges and universities are a good place to start.
> > Rock concerts are another good place to get signatures. I don't know
> > much else about it. I've never actually done it. I know getting the
> > signitures and getting it voted for are lightyears apart.
> Seems like a rational approach and a lot of fun. I hope the TWC
> subscribers who spend time on a college or university campus and
> go to Rock cncerts, will soon be inspired enough to act on this
I wonder if there're any people here who understand the legal side to getting a bill on
the ballot (I'm sure the specifics are different from country to country.
> Sorry I went a bit showbiz there but I think your subtle
> modifications to this idea could help to make it work.
> Anyone out there willing to take part in a trial run?
I've done psilocybin + sitar music + candles and lava lamp before. Very nice and
peaceful (for me at least) :)
> I once went to a hypnotist for help in quitting smoking. It was
> at least a partial success, so I have some faith in these things.
> I think there is a lot of potential here for consciousness
> enhancement. Perhaps a TWC group could be hypnotised en masse
> into the state of Nirvhana.
I wonder if we can do it over the net <g>
> >A hypnotist
> > and a holy-person would make a great team as the leaders on a
> > psychological/psychedelic journey into a place where death is not
> > frightening...where on is prepared and open to move on.
> Sounds great. Count me in. Does anyone know the addresses of any
> sympathetic hypnotists and holy-persons? I wouldn't hesitate in
> joining one of these sessions.
Hmmm...I wonder how one could find such people without having to dangerously advertise.
Most shamen don't object to hallucinogens, but flying them up from the Amazon and
getting them to work with a modern hypnotist might be difficult. Plus, we don't want to
exploit any natives. Any suggestions?
> > I imagine the patient, with friends and family, reclining
> > comfortably in a soothing environment. In a mindset that predisposes one
> > to view the universe as a wonderful unity, the patient's subconscious
> > could be lead by the hypnotist (supervised by the holy-person) into
> > acceptance via guided imagery.
> I don't want to wait until I'm ill to do this.
I think everybody should do it. I want to try it also. We should definitely experience
beforehand what we plan to put the patient through. It's only fair (and fun).
-- "Nothing is true, all is permitted," Hassan i Sabbah Old Man of The Mountain