Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by interval_illusion, May 12, 2004.

  1. how far away do YOU think insanity and enlightenment are?
  2. fylthevoyd

    fylthevoyd Super Moderator

    They are next door neighbors,three doors down the cerebral corridor.In order to find one you have to experience the other.
  3. mariecstasy

    mariecstasy Enchanted

    depends on the person!
  4. Mr MiGu

    Mr MiGu King of the Zombies

    anyone claiming to be enlightened is surely insane
  5. superNova

    superNova Member

    i don't really believe in opposites or lines between intangible entities -- there's no good/bad, right/wrong, insane/enlightened... it's all just floating out there together as part of some bigger whole -- so no two things are ever too very far apart at any given time :)
  6. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    I'd say that it depends on the type of insanity. For instance if you are insane and in your insanity you slaughter hundreds of people, then I really doubt that that is anything like being enlightened.

    And if you are enlightened then other people might think you are insane, but in reality you are the only person who is sane. So I guess that I don't think that they are that close. I think that what some people think is insanity isn't really in fact insanity.
  7. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    Insanity and enlightenment is a difference between illogical and logical thinking. I don't think the two are as closely related as some would like you to think.
  8. i agree with that one
  9. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    After reading this thread I could only think of The Maniac.

    The following number of posts are chapter two of Chesterton's Orthodoxy (the greatest defense of Christianity ever written).

    I got the e-text from http://www.conservativeforum.org/EssaysForm.asp?ID=13046

    Don't worry about the apology, just sit down with a glass of wine or grape juice and a joint and enjoy this selection from one of the greatest writers of all time.
  10. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    pt. 1
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    OSF Señor ******


  12. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    pt. 3

  13. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    pt. 4

  14. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    pt. 5

  15. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    all i know is that all the really smart people i know are miserable, and all the stupid ones are really happy. i'd rather be stupid.
  16. OSF

    OSF Señor ******



  17. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    sorry. i'll go sit in a corner and breathe through my mouth. maybe chew merrily on my toenails.
  18. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    pt. fin.

  19. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    do you have the reader's digest version of that? *snicker*snort*GUFFAW*
  20. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    I used to be able to chew on my toenails.

    Not anymore. Oh well.

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