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Dispensary Delirium


Having attended the Planning Commission meeting regarding the appeal by Patrick Fourmy of the Compassion Center, whose permit was again denied (for ???), I submit the following as the most succinct description of that “hearing”:

It seemed more like a land ruled by sorcery than an extension of the natural world, an Alice-In-Wonderland realm in which mystifying forces were the norm and everything logical had been turned on its ear.” (from Michael Talbot’s The Holographic Universe.)

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