A Heartbeat in the Brain

By |2020-02-03T21:39:34-08:00September 3, 2015|John and Paul|

"A hole in my what?" I was inspired by our recent mention of the ancient medical (?) practice of trepanning to seek out the source of John Lennon's inspiration all those years ago: the documentary "A Heartbeat in the Brain." In this 1970 film, scientist and seeker Amanda Feilding trepans herself on camera. Like many who saw it, this blew John Lennon's mind. Unlike many who saw it, he was actually interested in doing it. According to a scene in the fictional "Two of Us," he suggests that he, Paul and Yoko do it. The film's fictional, but his interest [...]