This article will explore my first hand experience with this phenomenon, my mental dissection of what happened to me, and how I handled these truly mind boggling experiences.
As a young boy, growing up in Fort Worth, TX, I was always interested in outer space, which naturally lead to an interest in UFOs, aliens, abduction stories, and all that good stuff. In those younger days I often had irrational thoughts and fears relating to those things, sometimes fearful that I would find an alien in my room, get chased by a UFO or otherwise kidnapped and abducted. Of course none of these things ever happened and I continued on with a rather pleasant childhood in the suburbs. Even though every time I stayed out too late my dad would spring the joke on me, “I thought you got abducted by aliens!”
In my years as a young adult after high school, I ventured into my first psychedelic experiences with psilocybin mushrooms, greatly expanding my consciousness and bending the framework of what I believed to be true or possible in this world.… Read the rest