420chan now has a web-based IRC client available, right here
Leave these fields empty (spam trap):
Name
You can leave this blank to post anonymously, or you can create a Tripcode by using the float Name#Password
A subject is required when posting a new thread
Subject
Comment
[*]Italic Text[/*]
[**]Bold Text[/**]
[~]Taimapedia Article[/~]
[%]Spoiler Text[/%]
>Highlight/Quote Text
[pre]Preformatted & Monospace text[/pre]
1. Numbered lists become ordered lists
* Bulleted lists become unordered lists
File

Sandwich


Community Updates

420chan now supports HTTPS! If you find any issues, you may report them in this thread
AHS by George Hullyridge - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:39:07 EST ID:65772z+H No.881375 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505576347707.png -(204922B / 200.12KB, 500x339) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 204922
So last wednesday I took 60 mg 4-Aco-DMT on a fine evening and within 40 minutes started experiencing Alien-Hand Syndrome. First thing I noticed was some sudden movement about the place where my hand was, so I went to look at it and saw my hand moving, mostly the fingers, moving around as if I was playing some instrument interspersed with gripping motions. In this instant I had for a brief moment the thought that since I was not moving the hand, some mysterious alien presence was in fact moving it, before this vanished (this maybe was some cognitive dissonance thing, the wiki article on AHS suggests) and I realised more lucidly that this affected only my right hand side, meaning that my left hemisphere must be hyperactive and in a vaguely seizure-like status. This led to the realization what was happening, as I had read about AHS before.

Interestingly, this was not accompied by fear at all. I was only briefly concerned about hurting myself, so I tried to order my hand to stay away from my face, trying to put it on my knee. After a second I managed to move it and knew that it was I who moved it, those two processes running concurrently somehow. The movements became a bit more gracile, and I saw slight tracers around my fingertips. Over the course of the next few hours this abated somewhat, after about an hour I was somehow able to "switch" the phenomenon from my right to my left hand and back again if I wanted to, and some time after that I managed to be able to coordinate complex movements with the hand under my control, moving it in a certain pattern and having the other hand follow seemingly by itself, felt like dancing with myself.

That must be one of the coolest things I have every experienced on /psy/, while all this was going on I was constantly in thought-loops about the concept of time, how this was an object as if before me and that that was profound, how the movie I had running in the background was defying it when the movie looped, how doing nothing is the coolest thing ever, and that this alien-presence was still there although I knew it wasn't, constantly switching between these two perspectives. Besides some images near the end where I fractally zoomed into patches of color and…
Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>
Lydia Sarringchutch - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:59:04 EST ID:6uqNmL9N No.881380 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1505584744611.jpg -(1187248B / 1.13MB, 2448x3264) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
This has happened to me a lot on lsd. Mostly when i mix lsd and k or aby disso for that matter. Its very interesting my hands trnd to move in fractal like paterns. It almost feels like a possession of sorts. It has gotten sexual at times even. Very alien like


Admixtures for pharmahuasca? by Charles Bellyfoot - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:43:35 EST ID:8MI61ijZ No.881310 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505349815263.jpg -(814996B / 795.89KB, 1116x1462) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 814996
Hello friends, I have syrian rue and mimosa hostilis, and I'm hoping you can give me some good suggestions on admixtures.

I'm thinking about HWBR seeds in a cold water extraction, or using a small dose of datura (5-10 seeds, maybe), or a small does of dph (100mg). As far as I'm aware the syrian rue will greatly potentiate any of them, so the small doses would be necessary.

I find pharmahuasca good as it is, but I'm hoping to enhance the visuals even more.
1 posts omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Nathaniel Memmershaw - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:52:02 EST ID:iyplnk68 No.881338 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I wouldn't if I were you. It's very dangerous to combine a maoi with drugs. Period. It could poison you if you aren't careful.
>>
Edwin Bloffinglatch - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:26:08 EST ID:LywZUfmH No.881341 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881334
Remember, shamans make their brews not out of some psychonautic desire, or some psychiatrical need to cure, but simply because that's how they were taught how to make that brew by the previous shaman of their community.

Sometimes a community just happened to develop an ayahuasca brew that just doesn't fucking make any sense for people outside that community.
>>
Martin Chonnergold - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:22:19 EST ID:8MI61ijZ No.881342 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881334
I took 6.5g rue this morning, and followed it with 10 HBWR seeds and then 2.5g mimosa hostilis 30 mins later.

Effects were similar to what I might get from a much higher dosage of mimosa hostilis (10g or so). But it came on much faster.

Overall very good.
>>
Sophie Chobblefure - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:54:03 EST ID:2j9zxonq No.881358 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881342
Wow that is a lot. I always thought 3 g rue and 3 g mimosa was as high as one could comfortably go, based on hearsay and my experiments at lower doses.
>>
Esther Misslefoot - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:29:12 EST ID:8MI61ijZ No.881367 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881358
I have a very good relationship with rue and it has induced many learning experiences, so I'm rather comfortable with it. I'm also 90kg, so that helps. Rue is cheap and for mao inhibition it's better to be on the safe side with a higher dose. Most would also argue that in terms of ayahuasca rue is merely an maoi but I would tend to disagree and say that there are qualitative effects.

also check erowid and you will see 10g+ doses of mimosa are not uncommon. Although I would say anything 15g+ is an utterly heroic dose for someone my weight.

Further. If anybody is interested in combining HBWR with Ayahuasca I would recommend dosing your aya and waiting about 1 hr (aya doesn't start coming on until +1.5 hrs) then putting finely ground HBWR under your tongue and holding for at least 15 mins then swallowing.

I noticed for me that sublingual HBWR comes on HARD after 1-1.5 hrs. And I was already far gone on HBWR before the aya even started onset. LSA seems like a very good additive to aya to enhance the learning, although it might also completely throw off your thought pattern if you aren't prepared for it.


Stupid LSD terminology by Ian Henderfeck - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:46:10 EST ID:Z3Nu3nM6 No.881314 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505357170192.png -(146840B / 143.40KB, 373x459) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 146840
Friend is offering to treat me soon to some "needlepoint" that he has access to.
Simply, I haven't done acid or mushrooms in over two years.
I have eaten my share of boomers and dont really feel the need to dose any higher than 3.5g's these days.
As for acid, I would say everything I did was could be considered "mids" til I was given some GG stuff that was 200ug a tab. Prior to that, I could eat strips of what ever the fuck "fluff" is no problem. My first 200ug trip showed me the acid I had been receiving was pretty weak and diluted.

So, here we are. Only had needlepoint once to my knowledge.
Don't really remember that because I freaked out.
I was younger and ate two tabs and lost my shit and had one of the worst introspective trips of my life.
Catatonic emotional state with inability to express myself to my friends.

On that note, I plan on taking a single tab of this stuff provided it pases the Ehrlich standard exam.
What dose should I expect this to be?
100ug? 125ug? 300ug?

My connects are all wooks. Phish kids and Grateful Dead fanatics.
Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
4 posts and 2 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Isabella Heblingfoot - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:10:54 EST ID:zLuq1raz No.881329 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Basically anybody who calls their lsd needlepoint is a massive fucking tool.

That is all you need to know about lsd terminology.
>>
Ian Henderfeck - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:52:30 EST ID:Z3Nu3nM6 No.881331 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881329
this is more less what I have gathered in my experience at festivals. That the more honest people will refer to their doses as fluff and occasionally try and hype up some "needlepoint" but not in a too overbearing way. where as the heady wooks and ewoks always had "super needlepoint bro" or "got the love bro. super heady doses" or "FRESHLY LAID CRYSTAL FOR THE 50TH"(That one was in reference to the deads last show in chicago lmao yeah right).

I'm aware of the horseshit advertisements made by LSD dealers.
This friend usually has access to above entry level shit to the market as far as street LSD goes. (although i suspect his connect just uses GG off some info hes given me)
More less, anyone whos got experience with advertised needlepoint, what would you say the dose was?
>>
Clara Creffingbury - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:56:40 EST ID:g9KyyrWd No.881333 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is there a noticeable difference between 80% and 100% pure lsd? Like are the byproducts actually active in the body in such tiny amounts?
>>
Ian Henderfeck - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:15:43 EST ID:Z3Nu3nM6 No.881335 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881333
from what i've read, things like is-lsd and lumi-lsd are non-psychoactive but can affect physical effects like tension,body load and anxiety
>>
Shit Bardwell - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:45:02 EST ID:ml1dJ9Tw No.881355 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881317
Your trippin and im trippin so just chill here lel


New fumes by Sophie Sorrylock - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:26:04 EST ID:7dFuXzs6 No.881311 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505355964400.png -(228706B / 223.35KB, 402x301) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 228706
So I've been huffing a lot of stuff recently. I know it's super bad for me, but the high is incredible and I can't really get other drugs. My big issue is that people can pretty much immediately tell if I've been huffing. I either smell like gasoline or lighter fluid or I have paint all over my face, or I can't hear shit because I've been huffing air horn gas.

Anyone have a good discreet inhalant I can just buy nonchalantly at a store?

Pic unrelated.
>>
Oliver Nizzlechirk - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:30:49 EST ID:Iyfrbm6f No.881312 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nitrous

Also wrong board, try /dis/ for nitrous and /other/ for the other shit
>>
Sophie Sorrylock - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:38:27 EST ID:7dFuXzs6 No.881313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881312
ty


This shit isn't heroin wtf by Hamilton Dollerfudging - Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:06:02 EST ID:kO/dwPFE No.881087 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1504566362140.jpg -(134405B / 131.25KB, 700x700) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 134405
Why am I becoming addicted to psychedelics?
31 posts and 4 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
John Nangerfoot - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:55:55 EST ID:SY8uFri/ No.881252 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881251

Oh im sorry, i didnt realise you were the OP! look, what i said might seem confrontational now, but i really hope you sit on the thoughts ive provided, you can call me whatever you like sweetheart, i just hope you break out of your addiction one day :)
>>
Diode - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:41:49 EST ID:dc/vfcgQ No.881283 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881246
you are going to run into a physical barrier trying to get that much DMT into your CNS sans having someone inject it all for you.

You'll completely leave your body long before you ingest a full gram via vaporization. Try 100mg if you're really looking for something , even then you might not make it that far.

Happy travels
>>
Reuben Caddlefoot - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 03:01:25 EST ID:QNcoi03N No.881290 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881283
200mg was my highest dose and that was only about a four tab trip for roughly ten minutes. Shit was cool, but didn't have me leaving my body.
>>
Betsy Drettingwill - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:40:03 EST ID:97QlBc20 No.881304 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881290
i don't wanna be that guy, but are you sure you're getting all of it into your system? have you tried different methods or maybe changa? 200mg should send you on a rocket to the 8th dimension my friend. 30mg is enough to get me out of my body, when vaporized at almost max efficiency. i'm just saying, there are differences in people's tolerances, sure, but human physiology isn't THAT different. there's some other factor involved, perhaps you should dampen your heat and examine your body's intake valve and check that full aspiration of the vapor is occurring.
>>
Reuben Caddlefoot - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:15:51 EST ID:QNcoi03N No.881305 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881304
Method I used was sandwiching it between weed in a dry pipe and ghosting as much of it as I could. My thought for the half gram was to just free base it so the weed won't get in the way.

I do have a massive tolerance to psychedelics, though. It takes at least 400 mics of acid for me to have visuals.


Time of day/night by Charlotte Brezzleleck - Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:35:56 EST ID:uPKNxs6Z No.878544 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1497026156110.jpg -(58292B / 56.93KB, 480x480) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 58292
hey /psy/

Just curious. Do you prefer tripping during the day or in the night? And why?

Give me your thoughts.

Personally I prefer dropping 1 hour before dawn
27 posts and 2 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Charles Punnerpitch - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:45:01 EST ID:cDYe5qxU No.881277 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1505270701652.jpg -(51826B / 50.61KB, 500x500) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
i've been holding onto some dmt for about 4 months now and i'm avoiding doing it, i've done acid about 10 times mostly around 250ug/150ug but something about dmt seems scary, i tried some without breaking through and the body load was 10x more intense than my cid experience.
Do you guys have any videos or documentary's that would help me get over this?
Pic unrelated but goat
>>
Edward Fallersid - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:20:35 EST ID:yHUaQLLV No.881281 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881277
just do it
>>
Shit Gammlechud - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:57:51 EST ID:OjK8O5Og No.881286 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Definitely night. The night sky is becomes this jackson pollack painting that changes design with every blink. Besides sunlight and dilated eyes are a bad combination
>>
James Hollerdock - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:26:57 EST ID:mL2divIm No.881297 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881265
I second this, minus the weed (I don't smoke). The timing works out perfectly for tryptamines. I feel like a full night trip would just get exhausting.
>>
Phoebe Gobberstone - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:45:51 EST ID:49dEjsH2 No.881302 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881253
Fuck off. Not everyone wants to be a brain fried schizo.


long term personality changes by Thomas Feffingbury - Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:22:02 EST ID:MBcfPV+3 No.880937 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1504020122135.jpg -(35147B / 34.32KB, 380x246) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 35147
What, if any, personality or life changes have you observed or undertaken as a result of psychedelic use?

curiosity
48 posts and 1 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Archie Poddledale - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:58:56 EST ID:YaBnI+yO No.881232 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm more motivated/inspired to work on my health and seek balance in the things that I do. I feel that I can be more empathetic towards others, notice and appreciate the smaller things in life again, and sometimes reframe my perspective on life in general (i.e., not get so caught up with materialistic desires and such).
I do feel that it has also made me more introverted and made me overthink things a lot more, has really blurred the line between confidence and arrogance to the point that I am less outgoing too.
Still, the best thing I've ever gotten out of it was picking up jiu jitsu as a martial art and grounding point for my life.
>>
Wesley Cushforth - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:22:48 EST ID:9QxRuhtk No.881244 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can cry more easily now, or just experience feelings stronger in general. I'm not pushing them down now which I find fascinating since feelings are an integral part of the human experience. This, and the occasional HPPD wall-dancing.

Also I did all my tripping (fuckload of LSD) in the span of 8 months and I haven't done any in 10 months so it might just be the lack of consistency.
>>
Cyril Sommlehood - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:42:56 EST ID:XcSUl2Oj No.881268 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Psychedelics just make me experience mystical shit while lifting my depression for like 3 days. Then the emotional baggage creeps back in due to random stressful shit happening and I feel miserable just like before. I often catch myself trying to put the experience and the conclusions into words and failing to do so, sounding literally incoherent, illogical and retarded. Or maybe people just make me feel that way, or both of it.
My default mode network is still about feeling like an insecure, anxious, depressed piece of crap.
I guess it's my fault for not trying harder to integrate the psychedelic experience.

I guess what it did was changing my perspective on reality, but that doesn't fix anything for me, it's just a bonus.
>>
Angus Murdway - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:18:50 EST ID:KKL3vteo No.881270 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881268
Totally feel like you do. The day after I tripped was the happiest day of my life. It was like I was a new person who I wanted to be. Then the days went on and I started to regress back to my anxiety-ridden, insecure self.

What I find helps is if you try to remember the feeling you felt on acid. Remember what it was like and try to get back to that point. Remember what your mind was telling you. Don't give up
>>
Nathaniel Pezzlestock - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:18:26 EST ID:2mbQt1ge No.881294 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I went from a neo-nazi polac conservative to loving the gentle gift of being alive and appreciating everyone for who they are. I am no longer bais towards anyone. I feel lighter inside and don't repress anything. I feel as if government oversteps constantly. I have learned that my hate for others was directly correlated to repressed hate towards myself. There is much much more, but the main point is I have more love for myself and in turn more room to love and appreciate others.

3 month mushroom binge. 4g dose and 7.5g dose among 20+ others. Taken more than a year off. No need for more lessons yet. Never done acid, only natures gifts.


xans before acid? by Eugene Ponkinbotch - Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:37:11 EST ID:236/5VmO No.881180 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1504935431020.png -(899518B / 878.44KB, 916x711) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 899518
Okay so, I took a 2 mg green xan about an hour ago. I have a tab and a half of LSD (150ug, ordered off the market of dreams and I've done other tabs from the same batch so the potency is accurate.) I'm about an hour into my high off of the benzos and I want to take the acid. Will the benzo high diminish my trip? I know it does if you do it during the trip, but what about before??
>>
William Gottingtun - Sat, 09 Sep 2017 04:16:20 EST ID:ICOuoax0 No.881183 Ignore Report Quick Reply
obviously yes until you come down from the benzo. why is this even a thread
>>
George Blangerchog - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:08:03 EST ID:eiv+pHAS No.881233 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881183
because he doesn't know the answer so he's asking the question?

OP yeah it'll diminish the trip a little but having said that the half life of that acid should last longer than the xanax, some people like to drop xanax with acid as it keeps them cool but yeah, be weary that it will diminish the trip for a period of time.
>>
Wesley Dambleford - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:20:50 EST ID:Z+ilqM4w No.881271 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881180
Nah it'll be a waste of good acid. Another day
>>
Eugene Snodford - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:03:30 EST ID:nBJElm78 No.881275 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1505264610791.jpg -(78798B / 76.95KB, 800x1000) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>881180
i recognize that haircut


What do you do after tripping? by Samuel Honeystock - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:04:06 EST ID:6Sb7uyk1 No.881254 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505225046578.png -(106534B / 104.04KB, 482x410) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 106534
You guys know that period of time when your mushrooms are not at full effect anymore so you don't get any visuals and can't really trip but everything still feels "different"?

What do you guys do during that time?
Personally I enjoy watching movies and eating but I've ran out of things to watch.
>>
Cornelius Sonningdene - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:20:50 EST ID:Z6W2yg4o No.881264 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Have you watched Samsara & Baraka? I generally enjoy those in the afterglow / tail end of a psych.
>>
Samuel Honeystock - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:28:40 EST ID:6Sb7uyk1 No.881266 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881264
Nope. They look like an interesting experience!
I think I'm going to give them a try this weekend.


Disorientation and forgtetfullnes by David Turveyhall - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:44:16 EST ID:eN0wRqbP No.881256 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505231056778.jpg -(181456B / 177.20KB, 1920x1080) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 181456
Why do I some times feel really mindfucked up by acid when I havent felt the same effect on higher doses?
I'll explain. The first time I took acid, the dimensions of my room felt huge and distorted, I spun around in euphoria a lot and got "lost" in my small apartment momentarily. I also felt like I time warped: I got the idea in my head to go outside then I suddenly found myself from the front door, no idea how I got there, deciding that it would be bad to go outside in that state.

Another time my short term memory was completely shot for a while (though admittedly I smoked weed that time). I sat in front of my computer, meaning to put on a song, then I just tripped out and realized like a minute later that I had just sat there doing nothing and kind of looping in on myself, kind of snapped out of that moment and said "whoa" to myself.

Oddly enough, I haven't felt moments like that since when tripping, even on higher, more visual doses. Thought loops seem more rare now as well.
I've improved my eating habits and started exercising since, so maybe that might have something to do with it? I just feel like I'm more alert during my trips now. Or is it just general experience with the substance?

Might as well ask this here as well: does any one else have trouble with distances, time, numbers and performing every day cerberal tasks when tripping? I mean that's kind of the nature of the substance, it puts you in a more primal, child like state where you're in connection with your emotions and intuition. It just feels like I'm retarded when I take a dose that's on the higher end for social activites but not too overwhelming for parties and such (90-150~~?). Forgetting words, stuttering, having hard time communicating if some one talks to me + the aforementioned problem with numbers, measurements etc.
>>
John Gurrydale - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:22:40 EST ID:2j9zxonq No.881260 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Everything in your posts sounds like totally normal par-for-the-course tripping to me, OP
nb
>>
Ian Greenfoot - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:25:29 EST ID:txgSn0u1 No.881336 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wow they're really humans wearing monkey suits.


Psilocybin; yay/nay? by Sophie Funderwill - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:17:30 EST ID:qBUJXd4J No.881237 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1505161050517.jpg -(104184B / 101.74KB, 720x1280) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 104184
Waddayathink? Yay or nay? Was not picked from dung nor bark.
>>
Sophie Funderwill - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:18:52 EST ID:qBUJXd4J No.881238 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1505161132517.jpg -(27185B / 26.55KB, 680x332) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
I haz all the btc you want, I jus need answerz
>>
Thomas Pobblecocke - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:03:59 EST ID:ICOuoax0 No.881239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
stop making these threads.
>>
Sophie Funderwill - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:52:27 EST ID:qBUJXd4J No.881245 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thx


Life by Oliver Decklewen - Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:23:58 EST ID:9XZy/yw8 No.881126 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1504740238851.png -(177420B / 173.26KB, 2688x2688) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 177420
This is gonna sound pretty edgy but it is only a caricature of a thought that I ponder now and then

What's the point? It's safe to assume that the total sum of all human experience on the scale of happiness is negative. Why would anyone bother to work your ass off for anything when you can just end your existence. Everything you achieve is objectively meaningless if you remove the delusion that life as we know it actually matters.The only way life would have a meaning is if there was an afterlife where your actions are rewarded. I feel as if most people are naturally afraid of death because they are more or less scared of things they can not comprehend. psychedelics made me not long for death, but also not fear death.

Please prove me wrong as this is the intention of this post
23 posts and 2 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Eliza Pullerhet - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 03:07:11 EST ID:LywZUfmH No.881226 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881219
There is a huge difference between absurdism and nihilism, especially since nihilism (as described by Nietzsche) isn't a philosophy, it is an antiphilosophy, a lack of philosophy, it is the mental hole created when a weak mind realises God doesn't exist and cannot find direction in life out of their own will and desires.
>>
Hugh Cassleforth - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 03:25:00 EST ID:IUfz5v9T No.881228 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881226

By, "realizing that god doesn't exist," I'm assuming you mean to say, "realizing that their god doesn't exist," and that the end goal of the enlightened mind is to realize that you are the god of your self?
>>
Archie Dartshaw - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:45:08 EST ID:7OBsp/5q No.881235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>881226
>it is an antiphilosophy, a lack of philosophy
Pick one. Either it's a lack of a philosophy or it's a philosophy that opposes philosophy.
>>
Archie Dartshaw - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:10:46 EST ID:7OBsp/5q No.881236 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And before you come back with some bullshit answer like a philosophy that opposes all philosophy is the same thing as a lack of philosophy, that's incorrect. An example outside of philosophy is religion and theism. Atheism is simply a lack of belief in any gods, where as being an antitheist means you actively oppose religion. You saying nihilism is both an antiphilosophy and a lack of philosophy is tantamount to conflating atheism with antitheism.

However, we might as well go ahead and state right now that nihilism is a philosophical theory and it makes definite assertions about the nature of reality and existence. If somebody simply lacked philosophy, they wouldn't go on to make any claims about anything. Literally the only thing somebody who lacks a belief in something can do (and still be correct in their assessment that they simply lack belief in something) is proclaim their lack of belief, period.

Now, some more examples that support I was right in using nihilism the way I did.

>The idea that meaning and values are without foundation is a form of nihilism, and the existential response to that idea is noting that meaning is not "a matter of contemplative theory," but instead, "a consequence of engagement and commitment."

>The theory purports to describe the human situation to create a life outlook and create meaning, which has been summarized as, "Strut, fret, and delude ourselves as we may, our lives are of no significance, and it is futile to seek or to affirm meaning where none can be found."[3] Existential nihilists claim that, to be honest, one must face the absurdity of existence, that he/she will eventually die, and that both religion and metaphysics are simply results of the fear of death.[2]

Before you get all sperged out over the fact that they reference the term of absurdity in that last example there, keep in mind what exactly it is I'm trying to prove: that I was correct in my comparison of people's beliefs that life lacks any meaning to nihilism. Of course, I noticed you ignored my last response, most likely because you didn't have anything you could actually come back at me with. Have you decided to give up or what…
Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>
Ebenezer Buzzfuck - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:05:33 EST ID:QGy1ECDT No.881242 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Depression, the thread.


<<Last Pages Next>>
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Report Post
Reason
Note
Please be descriptive with report notes,
this helps staff resolve issues quicker.