Monday, August 29, 2005

judge not

How easily we separate ourselves from other sufferers in this world by feeling better/worse, when we are only "more or less".

I was reminded of many acquaintances who look down on the "drug seeker" in the ER, or the alcoholic, or the heroin addict, all the while, being seriously addicted (physiologically and psychologically) to a whole pharmacy in their own house: synthetically derived scents and active ingredients (most often petrochemicals) in any and all their cleaning products, sleeping pills, muscle relaxants, pain killers, antihistamines, antibiotics, antiseptics, lotions and potions and cosmetics, vitamins, herbal formulas...

The unconscious, marching unknowingly into the dangerous unknown that we have, as a technologically advanced society been able to create, but not control...


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