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Daily Inspiration — The tortuous path to liberation

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Humanity is estranged from its authentic possibilities....What we call 'normal' is a product of repression, denial, splitting, projection, introjection and other forms of destructive action on experience. It is radically estranged from the structure of being.

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Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal. Madness can be a sane response to an insane world.

-- R.D. Laing

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On the other side of madness lies a peace and a harmony, a reconciliation between imperfect self and imperfect community, an acceptance of both, with a vision always near at hand of a higher ideal.
-- JJM

 

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Josh Mitteldorf, a senior editor at OpEdNews, blogs on aging at http://JoshMitteldorf.ScienceBlog.com. Read how to stay young at http://AgingAdvice.org.
Educated to be an astrophysicist, he has branched out from there to mathematical (more...)
 

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