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Reality – objective, cultural, shared and unshared

Some ideas on reality by Seth Godin: shared, unshared, objective and cultural; also context, bananas and bicycles. Reality used to be a friend of mine. Sometimes we impose our version of reality upon others. Sometimes others use their power to … Continue reading

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“Consensus reality” is Major Major reality reality…

‘Experiences that fall outside of “consensus reality”…’ Tis an odd thing to say, eh? There is no such thing as “consesus reality”. For sure, when it comes to “mental health” there is no consensus -anywhere. Maybe that’s a good thing. … Continue reading

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when one human being tells another what is real…

  When one human being tells another what is real what they are actually doing is making a demand for obedience. – Humberto Maturana

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What is “psychosis”?

Look it up and you’ll find all kinds of nonsense  up/downloaded as answer to that question, most commonly: “Loss of contact with reality.” What does that even mean? For sure, whoever says that to you most assuredly has.   Truth … Continue reading

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everything we call real…

Everything we call real is made  of things that cannot be considered real. Niels Bohr Everything is real and nothing is. It it’s real to you then that’s as real as real gets. We each get to decide what “reality” … Continue reading

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reality is whatever you can get away with

What we can learn to make sense of is without limit. Continue reading

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Life at the frontier: The Conversational Nature of Reality – David Whyte

“The stairs are your mentor of things to come, the doors have always been there to frighten you and invite you…” David Whyte talks about the conversational nature of reality- every living organism is immersed in constant conversation with every … Continue reading

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What is real – Cabaret Voltaire


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Psychosis is in the eye of the beholder

What is “psychosis” ? we pretend it’s a fixed thing with clear boundaries, yet it is not. We pretend it’s a thing that some of us have and some of us don’t have and never never will. We do a lot … Continue reading

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reality tunnels – Robert Anton Wilson

Robert Anton Williams on the idea of reality tunnels- how ideas and especially language shape our experience, our own personal reality. Each second that passes  our brain is bombarded with billions of data from which we select to  make our own unique … Continue reading

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