Running with Daemons

Both mystics and schizophrenics project “personalized” meaning onto objects and symbols, but the psychotic has a break in the chain of feedback between self and other. For the psychotic person, only the personal experience of reality is comprehended, and the experience of collective reality is lost. The visions of a genius become the delusions of a madman, and sometimes the line is fine between them, a thin strand of sanity.