Re: Extro-Buddhism

Scott Badger (
Mon, 5 Oct 1998 16:30:50 -0500

>> 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
>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

Speaking of caveats, anyone considering trying a mind machine out should be aware that the flashing lights have been known to trigger epiletic seizures in those with a history of seizure activity.


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