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Can you diagnose Edmund from Long Day's Journey Into Night ?

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What would Edmund have been experiencing here, in Theravada map terms ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wx6DW8YVz4

RE: Can you diagnose Edmund from Long Day's Journey Into Night ?
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10/22/14 4:18 PM as a reply to Stick Man.
Shameful lack of interest in the fine arts round here....

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10/22/14 4:33 PM as a reply to Stick Man.
This is what An Eternal Now refers to as an "I AM" experience.  In Theravada map terms this sometimes occurs during the A&P, but is not guaranteed or necessary.  I experienced it a few times during A&P phases.

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10/22/14 4:35 PM as a reply to Stick Man.

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10/22/14 5:09 PM as a reply to Stick Man.
Sounds of a glimpse of enlightenment to me, the very end of the path.  No idea in therava map terms.  I experienced something very similar, and it got me started on the path and provided the drive to keep on going.

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10/22/14 5:10 PM as a reply to Stick Man.
I actually watched the video you posted, but I never responded, haha.  I marked it down to watch sometime - it looks pretty good. emoticon

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10/22/14 5:46 PM as a reply to T DC.
Oooo, glimpse of enlightenment, I wouldn't dare say that emoticon

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10/22/14 5:50 PM as a reply to Not Tao.
It seems uncommon for it to be expressed so well and confidently in western art. I skimmed through Eugene O' Neill's biography but I couldn't find anything to reference it even though it seems undoubtedly autobiographical to me. I get the feeling that somewhere out there during his seaborne life he broke through his ego with no meditation needed. He obviously was no stranger to the dark night either.