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The idea of a thought virus IS a thought virus. Sorry, it had to be done. You are now infected. Try as you will but you mind is forever altered. The idea of a thought virus is now a permanent part of your mind. Thought virus is the herpes of thought.
originally posted by: Nothin
Greetings dfnj2015. (Dude From New Jersey 2015?)
Howz aboutz a real life story of a thought that drove a man insane?
Yeah: this is what you were looking for:
Robert Pirsig: A college teacher whom became obsessed with the the question of Quality. What is/defines Quality?
His thoughts brought him into deep recesses of his mind, to places where his physical body lost pertinence. He sat in deep contemplation, while lit cigarettes would burn down to his flesh without a reaction, and his body just urinated in place as the need arose. His poor wife was torn-apart, and resigned to having him committed. He was lobotomized, and all of those thoughts and memories were lost. A big reset.
From the same physical body, a new man emerged. And he shared his story for all to ponder.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance