So many hard things have happened in the past couple of weeks, I hardly know where to begin. Terence McKenna lies gravely ill in a Honolulu hospital, Dick Hoagland is recovering from a massive heart attack, Roger Leir had a heart attack a few days ago, and the anguish that Art Bell and his family are undergoing has finally been made public.

In addition, Art has filed some new lawsuits that I hope he wins, against people who appear to have crossed the defamation line.

It is deeply, profoundly wrong to defame others. It hurts terribly, and you could hear the anguish of it in Art’s voice when he talked about it on Thursday night.
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