Those familiar with the Hero’s Journey, developed by Joseph Campbell, know that the hero is called to adventure and leaves their known world to explore and experience many trials in an unknown realm. Then the hero returns to the known realm with elixir from those adventures to share as a boon to others in the known realm

My “adventure” certainly thrust me into unexpected and unknown realms. It was certainly unchartered territory — at least for me. The elixir I learned wasn’t just about the extreme levels of consciousness I experienced. Some elixir involved the dynamics of this realm also.




  • Incorrect / Incomplete Model
  • DSM — Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  • Lack of Process
  • Combinatorics
  • Projection
  • The Fallibility of Language