Marijuana treats us to an awareness of a simultaneity of sensations, a sort of meta-pleasure, which is not surprising, given the roots of the term 'ecstasy,' as Rich Doyle writes: "Ecstasy" comes etymologically from the experience of "being beside ourselves."
The astonishing breadth of Herzog's filmmaking conveys the humanist's sense of wonder at the world - what he describes as the "ecstasy of observation."
Medical writers of the era even discussed a fourth clinical condition, marked by immobility, which they termed ecstasy, but this was not a state that might lead to premature burial.
That is what they call ecstasy, but there is no word that can tell out very plain what it means.
The toxin - Paramethoxymethamphetamine, or PMMA - is type of methamphetamine not usually associated with the drug sold under the name ecstasy.
(whilst the outward senses are stopped, so that they receive not outward objects with their usual quickness) in the mind, not suggested by any external objects, or known occasion; nor under any choice or conduct of the understanding at all: and whether that which we call ecstasy be not dreaming with the eyes open, I leave to be examined.
One shut his eyes in ecstasy and rolled onto his back as Richardson scratched his chin.
And Lamai, in ecstasy over this establishment of common speech, urged the calabash back under