At age 32 J.K. acknowledges his downward spiral by saying he will blow himself out like a candle not wanting to be born again. (note- Nirvana is defined as ‘going away’ like a candle blown out.)
“Operate on intuition. Rest and Be Happy” because “dreams never come true” Life is intuitive. Your life is what you think you should do?
GNOSIS – metaphysical introversion(huh?), apocalyptic certainty. Richard Farina must have borrowed and used a variation of this for the name of his (anti)hero in the novel “Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me”(Gnossos).