Lycaeum forum - The quality of light is an etherial essence
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Observation from an LSD drug experience – extract from http://paranoia.lycaeum.org/stories/lsd
Our conversation disintegrated to short meaningless sentences. I would say something like "The quality of light is an etherial essence" to which he might respond "But the meaning of existance is not comprehensive" and I would reply "Yes but it is if you want it to be", and it would go on like this, knowing that he had no idea of what I had meant, which didn't matter at all, since I didn't know myself what I had meant.
Often we would just break into paroxisms of mirth, laughing and laughing until our stomachs hurt and the tears flowed in rivers down our cheeks.
At one point I noticed a luminescent glow on the slinky that I could not account for. I told him breathlessly of my discovery, thinking it was a new form of mysterious energy, on a par with Newtons discovery of gravitation, and it took us at least ten minutes to discover that it was only the reflection of the lightning machine, which triggered another bout of helpless mirth.
At one point we turned out the lights and looked at the patterns of light cast on the ceiling from the street. I cannot begin to express the deep beauty of those patches of light. I stared and stared with my eyes boggled out muttering "oh my God! oh my God!" I swore I would never take patterns of light for granted again!
I could see fantastically complex latticework patterns in the dark which became very vivid when I closed my eyes. I tried to describe these visions to my tape recorder because I knew I could never remember them in all their beauty and complexity, but the visions rushed by so fast and furiously that I could not begin to keep up with them, even if I could find words to describe them.