Super Powers

“Ridiculous, of course, but I really was afraid, mostly of my own ignorance and prejudices. I had never been to something like this before, and I didn’t know how to act. I badly wanted to be invisible.”

“In the universe there are many energy fields which we cannot normally perceive. Some energies have a spiritual source which act upon a person’s soul. However, this “soul” does not exist ab initio as orthodox Christianity teaches; it has to be brought into existence by a process of guided self-observation. However, this is rarely achieved owing to man’s unique ability to be distracted from spiritual matters by everyday trivia.”

“If Keats’s philosophy is correct, then any intense experience — even letting your life rot away after a failed relationship, or enduring the agony of heroin withdrawal, or dying young of tuberculosis — is precious. … Each goes into making you into a unique being.”

“… people everywhere have an amazing capacity to accept almost anything as normal …”