posted on Mar, 25 2019 @ 10:51 AM
a reply to: Astrocyte
I had to look a few things up. After reading Wikipedia-Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis, I quickly realized that you probably already know more
than I do. Nothing presented itself as something you may have missed.
All I could manage was to validate your final paragraph.
To respond to the third person perspective:
And don't we need to take a third person perspective on our self-functioning in a larger ecological environment to properly - and equitably - capture
the "reality" of what we are?
I don't have many memories of being delirious, but one memory is rather clear.
I was in a doctor's office conversing with the doctor when an assistant came in. The assistant, almost immediately, suggested some sort of medication
be administered stat. I didn't look at the assistant, but rather to the doctor.
She asked, "Do you think you would like to try that medication? It has helped others."
Through clenched teeth I carefully and calmly explained that I was in control of myself.
The reaction from the doctor and the assistant was fear.
This is only a guess, looking back on it. I'm thinking that as much as it seemed to me at the time that I was in control of myself, I just may not
Third person perspective can sometimes be helpful in understanding yourself.
Hope you come up with a solution to the pain issue sans cannabinoids.
edit on 25-3-2019 by pthena because: (no reason given)