Divinorum Scotland ~ Quotes ~ Frank Barron
Mathematics and Honey
...my consciousness did enter - literally enter - into a daisy,
and that little adventure permanently altered my reality orientations,
particularly when it comes to the usual lines of distinction between animate and
The crown of the daisy is a perfect logarithmic helix. My eyes followed that
spiral, around and around, until - pop! - I actually went into the
What was it like in there? ...It was a subterranean cathedral made out of
mathematics and honey, and occupied - this is the amazing part - by an almost
You can't talk about something like that without sounding like a lunatic, but
let me confess that when I learned that every daisy in every field possesses an
identity just as strong as my own, it radically changed my life.
Now, a man-made bean can is hardly a living plant, but what I've come to
appreciate about inanimate objects, aside from their utilitarian beauty, is the
whisper of the infinite in each and every one of them.
I'd better shut up now before the woo-woo alarms go off.
~ from an interview in HT magazine June 2000