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Knots by R. D. Laing

Knots (1970)

by R. D. Laing

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This is so true.
This is awesome. So much suffering, and without having to be in the hospital because you're afraid that you're Hitler.
I like him.
I like him, because he suffers the paradox of wanting to be good and happy, even though that's bad and wrong.
Before this time, they hadn't even started, to trip through the maze.
The more you try, the more that everything sucks.
Your racing thoughts are your Hell.
But you are not your mind.

But this is so true, because the doors get knotted up everywhere you go, but it's so *funny* since it's real, and real has to be good, even though....
.... Each thing that you can do, makes everything else worse.

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  fearless2012 | Jul 21, 2013 |
Another find thanks to my wonderful parents. What I love most about these never-ending prose, is how right they truly are. ( )
  Madaroo | Oct 15, 2010 |
Purchased long ago, primarily because of the Gentle Giant song of the same name. Certainly some intriguing logical paths to follow as you try to untangle Laing's knots. ( )
  Griff | Feb 9, 2008 |
  vicarofdibley | Apr 8, 2006 |
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Rijkens, L.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A series of dialogue-scenarios, which can be read as poems or plays, describing the "knots" and impasses in various kinds of human relationships.

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