Forest Man

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I'm mentally sick

Publicerad 2020-09-30 18:00:00 i Antipsychiatry, Autobiographical notes, Psychiatry and psychology, Psychoses, Sickness and health,

I got some clarity around my situation today, that I'm genuinely mentally sick. I believe psychoses are a real phenomenon and I think I have been through such one lately. A lot of bullshit has been written on this blog during my psychosis. I have cleaned up the worst mess. But I do not want to take away the rest, because it is an interesting document about my psychosis. I hope that I do not become so zealous that I quit this blog completely.
 
But I still believe I have somehow met God in all this sickness, met the divine during my psychosis. So strange reality is, that we can meet God in sickness. I believe that I need care, but with love, not with tyranny.

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Lars Larsen

Born 1984 in Finland, Norwegian, lives in Österbybruk, Sweden, poet, ecotheologian and ecophilosopher (though not an academic such), is also called "The monk" ("munken", he is monk in a self-founded monastery order, "Den Heliga Naturens Orden", "The Order of the Holy Nature"), he calls himself "Forest Man Snailson" (Skogsmannen Snigelson) because of certain strong ties to Nature and the animals, founded among other things through many years of homelessness living in tent, cot, cave and several huts in the Flaten Nature Reserve and the Nacka Reserve outside of Stockholm. He debuted as a poet in 2007 with "Över floden mig" ("Across the river of me"), published by himself, he has also published an ecotheological work, "Djurisk teologi. Paradisets återkomst" (Animalistic theology. The return of paradise") on Titel förlag 2010. He has published the poem collection "Naturens återkomst" (The return of Nature) on Fri Press förlag 2018 together with Titti Spaltro, his ex-girlfriend. Lars' professions are two, cleaner and painter (buildings). Before he was homeless, but right now he lives in Österby boende, a group home for mental patients 45 km northeast of Uppsala. His adress is: Harviksvägen 6A, 74830 Österbybruk, Sverige. One can reach him in the comments section on this blog. His texts on this blog are without copyright, belonging to "Public Domain".

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