as we flock to the dance floor, the warehouses, and basements we collectively unite to break free from the consumer-spectator merry-go-round of our daily lives.
Dance with me. Disarm your mind. Feel our energy.
I am you, and you are me. Together we ascend.
"capitalism has drowned the most heavenly ecstasies of religious fervor, of chivalrous enthusiasm, of philisitine sentimentalism, in the icy water of egotistical calculation. It has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has set up that single, unconscionable freedom — free trade. In one word, for exploitation, veiled by religious and philosophical illusions, it has substituted naked, shameless, direct, brutal exploitation"
The reference to ecstasy as a ‘holy sacrament’ reinforces the view that the rave experience is a ritual process wherein MDMA use is appropriate only in the ritual or the sacred space
“It’s suggested that exposure to a psychoactive substance (rave technology) at a rave can produce neural tuning such that a similar state can later be reached naturally while in a rave environment ...”