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Anonymous # Posted on October 21, 2013 at 9:11 am

One comfort is always that there are others out there with similar existential crisies, which can otherwise make you feel extremely lonely.
These are some lines that always comforts me when I’m in doubt :

“Turn off your mind relax and float down stream
It is not dying, it is not dying

Lay down all thoughts, surrender to the void,
It is shining, it is shining.

Yet you may see the meaning of within
It is being, it is being

Love is all and love is everyone
It is knowing, it is knowing

And ignorance and hate – MAY – mourn the dead
It is believing, it is believing

But listen to the colour of your dreams
It is not leaving, it is not leaving

So play the game “Existence” to the end
Of the beginning, of the beginning”

These are of course the lyrics of “tomorrow never knows” by The Beatles, originally inspired by the book “the psychedelic experience” by Timothy Leary, Ram Dass and Ralph Metzner which is next on my to-read-list.