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A Year Of Living Crazily

Posted 2009.12.02 7.46 in DID, Life On Drugs by Stephanie

Roughly speaking, more or less, it’s been about a year since I started taking my mind-altering drugs – a year of cryptospam.

Originally I was just taking one of these a day. Then after a couple months, it went up to two a day. Two a day seemed good, worked well for several months. By well, I mean, you know, stable, steady.

Then lately, like end of October / beginning of November, I started having wild mood swings. One day I’d be up, bouncing off the walls, everything was cool. Then the next day or two or twelve, I’d be down, really morose, wondering what was the point of anything.

It was pretty messed up.

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It Doesn’t Have To Be Tinfoil

Posted 2009.11.29 13.56 in Life On Drugs, Pointless Blather by Stephanie

The hat, that is.

You see, any kind of hat will help prevent them from seeing your thoughts. I have figured it out.

When you think, it tickles the hair follicles that are rooted in the outer layer of the brain. This causes the hair to vibrate imperceptibly at a very high frequency. The frequency is phase modulated as your thought patterns change.

They can read this from space, with their high-power sattelite cameras and a computer algorythm that converts the phase modulated hair frequency back into patterns that they use to know what you are thinking about.

So the hat – doesn’t have to be tinfoil. Just any old hat will do. You see, the hat dampens the follicular frequency vibrations, preventing your hair from telegraphing your thoughts to anyone watching.

Being indoors won’t help, their technology can see through windows. Only a hat, or really anything that you wear directly on the head, that is in contact with the hair, will save you.

I’m not saying tinfoil doesn’t help, just that it’s not strictly speaking necessary, if you just want to prevent them from reading your thoughts. There are other things tinfoil is good for.

So play safe, wear a hat.

In the Mind of the Other

Posted 2009.08.21 14.58 in Family/Friends, Pointless Blather by Stephanie

In a recent comment on her blog, my friend Lezley said:

I’ve always wanted to know what goes on inside animals’ heads. What do they think? Feel? How do they see the world and us? […] Human beings always judge animal behaviour through our own lens – resulting in no real understanding at all. Stupid humans.

This is one of those things that interests me.. the Mind of the Other, versus the Mind of the Self. Several decades ago, author H.P. Lovecraft wrote that there can never truly be a story told from the point of view of the vampire, wolf-man, or alien, simply because such things existed entirely outside our frame of reference. In the case of an alien, something truly that far outside our own experience would be so Other that we’d probably have a difficult enough time recognizing it for what it was, let alone understaning or relating to its emotions and thoughts. I believe Lovecraft’s story The Colour out of Space is an ideal representation of how our limited experience leaves us unable to fully perceive or understand things that are far from our own frames of reference.

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If A Clean Desk Is A Sign Of A Cluttered Mind…

Posted 2008.05.19 0.00 in Pointless Blather by Stephanie

Then my desk must indicate a very clean and well-organized mind!

Right?

Embrace the Clutter!