Re: Extro-Buddhism

Joe Jenkins (
Mon, 5 Oct 1998 13:20:21 -0700 (PDT)

---Dennis Roberts <> wrote:

> [...] Some are as simple as, (I know that this may sound
> silly. but I've actually used this technique to stop patients from
going into
> shock) looking cross-eyed and thinking without using words. I
believe that this
> works for anxiety reduction due to a quirk of neuroanatomy. It also
> seem to work for everybody.

Some caution may be applicable here, due to the following anecdotal evidence:

This technique caused me to have a terrible reaction! The reaction was definitely related to a chemical that was apparently unmetabolized in residual amounts from usage this weekend. Luckily, I was able to exit the building where I work, somewhat unnoticed, and walk it off. The experience lasted about 20 minutes. I will not try this again :-(

Joe Jenkins

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