Food for thought:

“Symbolism must be eliminated.  Once we end symbolism, we are also participating in the demise of cultism and superstition. […] Humans were in a special state of mind when they created symbols. That special state of mind is what I call a neurological misadventure, a diseased state.” (Edgar Ridley, The Golden Apple: Changing the Structure of Civilization).

Curious thoughts…

Mind is a leg.  Sometimes it takes a walk into a symbolic nowhere.

Am I being symbolic?

Guilty as charged.



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    Last reviewed: 15 May 2013

APA Reference
Somov, P. (2013). Misadventures of the Mind. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 30, 2015, from


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