1. To get really high is to forget yourself and to forget yourself is to see everything else. And to see everything else is to become an understanding molecule in evolution - a conscious tool of the universe. And every human being should be a conscious tool of the universe. And that's why it's important to get (and stay) high. I'm not talking about being unconscious or zonked out. I'm talking about being fully conscious...Garcia.
2. It's all very well taking twelve trips a day, but where's the health? It' s the same problem as in India. Self. In other words all those fakirs are holding their arses up for a thousand years or standing on their nose for self. It's a hang up. We're not here for self, we're here for service. We're here to multiply... we're here to make like three dimensional chess. We're here to accentuate. In other words we're made in the image of the co-creator, companion and we want to be outgoing. It pleases us. What is left? Giving........Casady.
3. Real love: 1. Hold your fist up.2. Imagine you've got love held there in that fist.3. You think you can put that fistfulof love inside you and keep it there - all to yourself?4. Well.... what do you think your rib cage is? A police cell man?You can't hold love in your heartlike that!5. Realise that's not real love!6. Real love you don't hold on to atall - you let it go.7. Rip open your rib-cage - you can throw that love out and it comesright back to you.That's real loveso....... Open up that fistOne finger at a timeMaybe all fingers togetherWho cares .... just get them openAnd LEAVE them open....Brent Mydland.
THE EPILOGUE (from Jimi)
I used to live in a room full of mirrors,All I could see was ME, But I took my spirit and trashed my mirrorsNow the whole world is here for me to see...
Footnote and reference freaks will be pleased to learn from Jerome Beck & Marsha Rosenbaum's essential text 'Pursuit of Ecstasy: the MDMA Experience' (State University of New York Press 1994) - which we are promised will soon be purchased and circulated around the gang - that the first 'Rave' was the Family Dog Dance, held at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco on October 16 1965. It was a 'lengthy extravaganza' which attracted a 'huge crowd of diverse celebrants, decked out in weird costumes, dancing through the night to the music of the Jefferson Airplane'. If you want to know who they were, just ask your very own Uncle John from Margate.....
Mental Continuum is shortly to travel India for three months.