Mystical experiences, spiritual emergency, madness etc…a compilation

"Spiritual crisis (also called "spiritual emergency") is a form of identity crisis where an individual experiences drastic changes to their meaning system (i.e., their unique purposes, goals, values, attitude and beliefs, identity, and focus) typically because of a spontaneous spiritual experience. A spiritual crisis may cause significant disruption in psychological, social and occupational functioning. Among the spiritual experiences thought to lead to episodes of spiritual crisis or spiritual emergency are psychiatric complications related to existential crisis, mystical experience, near-death experiences, Kundalini syndrome, paranormal experiences, religious ecstasy and meditation or other spiritual practices...

UPDATE: SUCCESS! One Day Left for Madness Radio Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign!

UPDATE! WE DID IT! We made the goal! Thanks to everyone who helped out, with 198 donors raising more than $23,000 for Madness Radio! Hi everyone, Happy New Year! Today is the last day -- more than 150 people have become part of the Madness Radio Kickstarter campaign, and we need your help! Please join... Continue Reading →

Mad Skywriting: Bonfire Madigan, new video and old Madness Radio interview

Mad Skywriting: Bonfire Madigan, new video and old Madness Radio interview

Why are the strengths and abilities of those who are sensitive called “mental illness?”

I'd like to know why these adaptive and ultimately healthy qualities of many of the most creative leaders or people in the world is considered an illness? Why? Perhaps it's time to view the adaptability of these creative people as the healthy ones. I find the argument that these features are illness just plain short-sighted.... Continue Reading →

Nonsense and the human experience

  Much Madness is Divinest Sense by Emily Dickinson Much Madness is divinest Sense — To a discerning Eye — Much Sense — the starkest Madness — ’Tis the Majority In this, as All, prevail — Assent — and you are sane — Demur — you’re straightway dangerous — And handled with a Chain —... Continue Reading →

We’re all mad here…

"But I don’t want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked. 'Oh, you can’t help that,' said the Cat. 'We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.' 'How do you know I’m mad?' said Alice. 'You must be,” said the Cat. 'or you wouldn’t have come here.' -- Lewis Carrol

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