plasticfantastic wrote:Have you heard the Quicksilver Messenger Service's song "What About Me"? Really fantastic. Another (much more obscure) song about the impending revolution that didn't... quite.... happen.
Susan Butcher wrote:No, but the visionaries thought it was coming all the same. Something to do with the "69" of 1969 looking like itself upside down, I imagine. What more evidence would you need?!
I liked "Pride Of Man", which I didn't hear until 2001, by which time it actually seemed relevant.
Susan Butcher wrote:You don't have to be anything in particular to have a vision, and you don't have to right either.
Susan Butcher wrote:It's so thin it's not there! Possibly it's just a matter of how well you can cope with being aware of things most people can't see.
Susan Butcher wrote:Obviously. But I think "psychotic insight" (or its psychedelic equivalent) can be revealing if you normally think rationally.
We've got away from American politics here.
Susan Butcher wrote:I found the term "psychotic insight" in some psychological writing. In that context it meant a delusion of an "inner truth". I sometimes have such experiences myself, and I try not dismiss them as delusions without subjecting them to rational thought. If they occurred all the time, and I couldn't think rationally, I'd be unable to sort through them, and I'd be up mental shit creek. Now I've reached the end of my ability to explain myself!
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