On being crazy

Cliffy
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It has been my experience that the one that families call the 'crazy one' is often the sane one. This is particularly true in very dysfunctional families where ideas of healthy functioning are turned upside down. In these families, members often repress their authentic feelings and turn against anyone who reminds them of their unresolved issues and patterns.
As a result, the Truth-speakers, the ones who refuse to contain their feelings, those who challenge and humanize the toxic status quo, are often scapegoated and vilified, made to feel crazy by those who lack the courage and insight to see beyond the family's madness. If you have been labeled the 'crazy one', take heart. You are truly not alone. Most great creators and paradigm shifters were met with fiery resistance by those afraid to grow. Whatever you do, do not allow your voice to fade away in the face of their messaging. Your Voice, your vision, your ways of being, live at the heart of your unique Soul's Journey and are the key to collective transformation. No one has the right to bury them under a bushel of shame. No one! And remember- what is crazy to an unconscious person is often brilliantly sane to one who is Awakened. Without you, we are lost. Blessed be the 'crazy' ones!
Author: Jeff Brown

Those who think they are "normal", those who defend the status quo, they are the unsane.
 
mentalfloss
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Let's be honest.

You just don't like being called 'the crazy one'.
 
Cliffy
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Let's be honest.

You just don't like being called 'the crazy one'.

I love being crazy. I embrace my crazy. The alternative would be to become unsane again. Been there. Done that. Going back is not an option. Once you are awake, you cannot go back to sleep.
 
Hoof Hearted
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I'm on medication for 'crazy'. But I like who I am and wouldn't want to be anybody else in this world other than me. I thank my parents for instilling that in me.

I've always felt most everyone is born with a gift. Some work hard at and nurture their talent and go on to great success. Others simply enjoy what they are very good at, and turn it into a hobby. While others still just walk away from their gift.

'Crazy', when unleashed down a creative path...towards a positive goal, can change the world.

You take a lot of heat on this forum, Cliffy. But I've always liked your style and confidence. .
 
Angstrom
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96.7896% of the population is crazy. Its not really anything to feel special about
 
White_Unifier
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Quote: Originally Posted by Cliffy View Post

I love being crazy. I embrace my crazy. The alternative would be to become unsane again. Been there. Done that. Going back is not an option. Once you are awake, you cannot go back to sleep.

Red pill?
 
MHz
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Let's be honest.

You just don't like being called 'the crazy one'.

Most of the time the ones saying it are making a confession about their own mental state. Like your example.
 
mentalfloss
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I'm crazy like a fox.
 
Cliffy
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Quote: Originally Posted by White_Unifier View Post

Red pill?

Of course.
 
Mowich
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Quote: Originally Posted by Cliffy View Post

It has been my experience that the one that families call the 'crazy one' is often the sane one. This is particularly true in very dysfunctional families where ideas of healthy functioning are turned upside down. In these families, members often repress their authentic feelings and turn against anyone who reminds them of their unresolved issues and patterns.
As a result, the Truth-speakers, the ones who refuse to contain their feelings, those who challenge and humanize the toxic status quo, are often scapegoated and vilified, made to feel crazy by those who lack the courage and insight to see beyond the family's madness. If you have been labeled the 'crazy one', take heart. You are truly not alone. Most great creators and paradigm shifters were met with fiery resistance by those afraid to grow. Whatever you do, do not allow your voice to fade away in the face of their messaging. Your Voice, your vision, your ways of being, live at the heart of your unique Soul's Journey and are the key to collective transformation. No one has the right to bury them under a bushel of shame. No one! And remember- what is crazy to an unconscious person is often brilliantly sane to one who is Awakened. Without you, we are lost. Blessed be the 'crazy' ones!
Author: Jeff Brown

Those who think they are "normal", those who defend the status quo, they are the unsane.

Validation appears to be the flavor of the times, it should come as no surprise then that 'crazy' people should seek to join the crowd.
 
Hoof Hearted
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I think the author of Cliffy's post was simply stating the old saw...

"Great spirits have faced violent opposition from mediocre minds"

...or however that saying goes.
 
Angstrom
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Quote: Originally Posted by Hoof Hearted View Post

I think the author of Cliffy's post was simply stating the old saw...

"Great spirits have faced violent opposition from mediocre minds"

...or however that saying goes.

Or simply “crab mentality”
 
darkbeaver
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Quote: Originally Posted by mentalfloss View Post

Let's be honest.

You just don't like being called 'the crazy one'.

Let's be honest being called crazy is something that would be wonderfull for you, if you weren't so plainley something worse.
 

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