Tamsin spends an evening with her dogs trying her hand at psychology / philosophy. She wonders about the way hypocrisy and self-serving fantasy compete for airtime in the human brain. It seems like path of least resistance versus neurotic egomaniac is the homo sapiens yin yang!
The Green Knight likes to think. Bertilak likes to take mind altering substances. The Green Knight gives some serious thought to the concept of cognitive dissonance and how it seems to infected everyone without sending anyone insane, somehow resisting antidotes like fact and truth.
Personality is the iceberg tip of a multidimensional internal universe of the mind. The conscious tip doesn’t know much about what’s happening in the exponentially larger elsemind but psychedelic excitation – like a D.M.T. trip – brings tip and base into profound contact. Temporarily.