A reflection on the anniversary of JFK's murder and why it matters to all mankind, and has an extra appeal to psychonauts
I've recommended this book before and will likely find a reason to do it again
Mary's Mosaic by Peter Janney
Briefly and insufficiently - but I'm not writing an analysis, just a recommendation -
JFK was profoundly influenced by his mistress (one of many) Mary Pinchot Meyer. She was one of us, a big thinker and lsd experimenter, and by all accounts a beautiful human soul.
She dosed JFK and with a combination of beauty, femininity(he tended to treat women badly), and intellect persuaded him into the mindset that got him killed.
She was killed under mysterious circumstances within months of JFK when it was learned she kept a relevant diary. Damn, is there any more dangereous place on this planet than in the political orbits of D. C. ?
My summary: there was a time when a kind soul with a handful of LSD was the fulcrum that could have changed the course of human history for all time but her life and JFK's were snuffed by the same evil bastards who would enslave us all today.
Now, a mindblowing fact: the book was written by Peter Janney, her son. The shocking kicker? He points his finger directly at his father as being one of the conspirators behind the assasination.
This book is so well written I wish I could create something this good and enduring.
And keep a kind thought for JFK