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Madness, Mysticism, and Peak-Experiences

To what extent can we know the mind of God?

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There’s a fine line between mysticism and madness. I know. I’ve been on both sides of that line. On one hand, I stand before What-Is feeling the interconnectedness of all things and am rendered speechless by it. On the other, I feel the ecstasy of suddenly grasping the ultimate truth about the world, and everything makes…




The central point to all that matters

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Walt McLaughlin

Walt McLaughlin

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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