Best Quotations for All Occasions by Lewis Henry

By Lewis Henry

With a view to be the lifetime of the get together, if you are creating a speech, writing a paper, searching for a telling word, or just examining for excitement, flip the pages of this incomparable treasure trove for an outstanding, up to date number of renowned quotations. here's poetry and prose, songs and maxims, utterances either nice and delightfully to the purpose. prepared alphabetically through topic and resource to offer you the citation you would like directly, there's additionally a convenient selective authors' index. As important as a dictionary, and as a laugh as a witty good friend, top QUOTATIONS FOR ALL events is a one-stop encyclopedia of the writings and instructing of the world's maximum minds.

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Psychedelic drugs were presented as unspecific amplifiers or catalysts that make it possible for a person to explore otherwise inaccessible areas of the unconscious and make a journey into one's own mind. In describing the LSD or DPT state, it proved very helpful to use metaphors, especially that of a "waking dream" or a vivid intrapsychic movie. We asked the patient to remain in a reclining position during the session, with the eyes covered by eye-shades, and listening to music. We encouraged the individual to face everything that emerged in the session, experience it fully, and express it; special emphasis was put on the fact that a productive session usually involved total psychological surrender to the experience.

The drug-free interviews as well as the psychedelic sessions took place in one of two special treatment suites at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center. When the dying individual was from Baltimore, we tried to do most of the work in the comfortable and familiar setting 36 The Human Encounter With Death of the home. In the later stage of our work, we were lucky enough to get permission to run psychedelic sessions in the home. The therapeutic work in this situation was a much deeper personal experience for us as well as for the patient and his or her family, and became an invaluable source of in-depth learning about the psychology and metapsychology of dying and the value of the psychedelic experience in the encounter with death.

Abstract and Aesthetic Experiences in LSD Sessions The experiences belonging to this category are very common in LSD sessions utilizing low or medium dosages. In high-dose sessions of psychedelic therapy they are usually limited to the early stages of the sessions, before the LSD effect reaches its culmination. Only rarely do abstract phenomena occur for long periods or dominate the entire course of high-dose LSD sessions. Abstract and aesthetic experiences are characterized by dramatic perceptual changes with minimal or no psychodynamic content.

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