The Balance Experience


“It is generally felt that there is a radical incompatibility between intuition and intellect, poetry and logic, spirituality and rationality, To me, the most impressive thing about [Balance] experiences is that these formally opposed realms seem instead to complement and fructify one another, suggesting, therefore, a mode of life in which man is no longer an embodied paradox of angel and animal, of reason fighting instinct, but a marvelous coincidence in whom Eros and Logos are one.” ~Alan Watts

I found this quote particularly interesting based on my own experience… the original term that [balance] replaces in this quote is “LSD”. I’m sure many out there have experienced this state of mind. Interesting part is that this quote perfectly describes the experience of balancing rocks as well.

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