Are they all equally promising for our age?
Shamanism has its dangers. One can get lost in a maze of mental fictions and phantasmagoria. The visions and sensations are fascinating. Very Well. So it is. Nevertheless, do you want to remain bent over the juices of your own cosmic protoplasm without asking for a sip of water? Water a metaphor for distinctions that are clear and vitalizing and nevertheless fluid.
One can take the capacity to self reflect, double it by analogy, metaphor, will, and amplify it to all Creation as if this sort of self-referentiality is not also a dissolvable elemental bundle. When we die. We Vanish.
At the Edge of a ridge, inexplicably, I am quiet and grateful.