12980Re: About Drugs and Delusional Advise/T and A
- Jun 20, 2004--- In email@example.com, "tom flou"
> > Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 15:47:26 -0700 (PDT)possibley irreversible.
> > From: Anna Cardinal <kalinitkadrimos@y...>
> > Subject: Re: About Drugs and Meditation
> > Tom,
> > Thank you for great information.
> > This is what concerns me, I believe 15 years of this toxin is
> This is a very natural worry that you can notice when it enters your
> The thought itself is not unreasonable, but you need to investigatehe think
> its plausibility.
> Promoting it into a belief is a problem, then you are hooked on it,
> - until you don't believe it anymore.
> (The little man I talked about, keeps sending upp all the thoughts
> you need to support your current belief-system ;-)Well, one can believe that there is no moon in the sky, no other
> I, for one, do not believe it is a fact.
living people, horses that talk, and other similar things, but it is a
FACT that there is a brutal physical, emotional, and mental result if
you are not weaned off of a benzodiazepine medication medically
appropriately. You will have "REAL" problems that may take weeks or
even months to come on, but when they do, and they will, whether you
"believe" it or not, ... you'll then understand why many doctors Anna
has seen refuse to even get involved with the process. But, there are
physicians who can help getting off of these meds. It's a matter of
> I have a friend who for many years has taken Clonazepam for epilepsy.seizure,
> If he forgets to take it, he is at risk of getting an epileptic
> but he does not miss the drug in any other way - rather, he feelsless tired without it.
> But when you discontinue the drug, your underlying anxiety emergesagain.
> This can be mistaken for withdrawal symptoms.No - you WILL experience withdrawal symptoms. And they are heavy-duty
and can be life threatening.
> In fact this is what you choose to believe,No, all of medical knowledge will point to this as reality - not a
> according to your self-proclaimed belief-system ;-)
"belief system". Thinking they are just a choice that can be ignored
is a potentially dangerous "self-proclaimed belief-system".
>Well, there are dozens of studies that demonstrate that "being
> >I am working very hard at "being surpremely happy in thought",
> All this hard work does nothing but draining your energy, Anna.
> It cannot be 'done'.
surpremely happy in thought" is very much more beneficial to healing,
organ-system function, mood, and so on, than is just letting your
thoughts run wild and/or stay in negativity.
> The happiest you can get, is when you let go of all thoughts :-)are true.
> Start with investigating the truth-value of all emerging thoughts.
> Write them down as they appear.
> Then, ask yourself, one by one, if you can be really certain, they
> If not, discard them. (Once you realize they are lies, you don´twant them anyway)
> It takes some doing and repetition. Don't blame yourself, if theyemerge again.
> This part is beyond your control.our minds, to go away.
> >and to just tell the negative stuff that starts swirling around in
> >It has no true power over us. We are protected all the time, evenunaware,
> >and even when we do not consciosly asks.That's quite a judgement call, and I think that this statement itself
> Yes! In reality there are no problems.
is leaning towards magical thinking, and being in denial, and a whole
bunch of other "problems".
> Problems are caused by the mind,and the body, and other people, and stress, and other things that on
our dualistic reality extistence level are "real".
> suggesting uninvestigated, unverified hypothesis, we chose tobelieve in.
Like much of what you have shared here. I'm sure you have good
intentions, but medically I think you mistaken, and it would be a
disaster to follow the path you are pointing to.
>Peace and blessings,
> >Peace and Agape,
> You too!
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