Category Archives: Are You Getting Elightened Or Losing You Mind?
11/14/12 – Dr. Hildy™ Welcomes Back Dr. David Gersten – Part 2 – Integrative Psychiatry: Miracles Vs. Madness
Miracles Vs. Madness
Integrative psychiatrist, Dr. David Gersten wrote:
A Psychiatrist’s Guide for Mastering Paranormal and Spiritual Experience
…to help bridge that gap.
Dr. Hildy™ welcomes back – Dr. David Gersten to share,
in Show No. 2, his intimate knowledge about:
~ Integrative Psychiatry: Miracles Vs. Madness ~
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 –1:00-3:00PM Pacific
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“Your head will collapse, but there’s nothing in it and you’ll ask yourself:
‘Where is my mind?’” – The Pixies
This week on One Cell, One Light Radio, Dr. Hildy™ welcomes back Dr. David Gersten, author of Are You Getting Enlightened Or Losing Your Mind? to continue their discussion about his book and prevailing attitudes in our culture when it comes to the spiritual and paranormal.
Their continuing discussion will focus on the Miracles vs. Madness of Integrative Psychiatry. Said Dr. Gersten, “…after I had been in private practice, it struck me that psychiatry never bothered to even try to define what the mind is. Psychiatry now leans towards being the ‘brain field’ but psychiatry had not done anything I could perceive that increased our understanding of the mind…and treatment with medications was not based on any scientific lab tests. Neurology is really the ‘brain field.’ (Click On Image To Enlarge)
Only through decades of studying sacred Eastern texts did I begin to understand the mind. In the sixties, several Harvard psychologists were turning to the East for answers. They did an experiment in which a yogi was given LSD. And what happened? Nothing happened. That leads me to the belief that the mind is at least partly physical. The yogi, through spiritual practice, had transcended his mind. Hence, when given a powerful mind-altering drug, there was no mind to be acted upon.”