A new crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise $2 million to advance promising research that the government has largely neglected.
Originating in the 1960s, as a thriving part of the counterculture havens of San Francisco and New York, psychedelics have long remained immersed in the recesses of the shadow economy. Thriving in an outlaw community of hippies, free thinkers, innovators, college students, music aficionados, and drug dealers.
And beyond that, studying LSD in the brain may allow researchers to understand how it, or drugs like it, might be used to
The images show how the psychedelic drug creates a more "unified" mind.
"When you walked in, it was set up for 12 sleeping areas," Matt says. "Woven rugs, pillows, blankets, and buckets." But, that
Some argue that a feeling of spiritual connectivity achieved through drugs is "artificial" compared to nuns who experience
Of course, government conservatism has discouraged research on medicinal psychedelic drug use for decades, and the FDA currently
For centuries, "magic" mushrooms have been both celebrated and reviled for their mind-expanding properties.
We've all heard recreational hallucinogen users describe their trips as "consciousness expanding," and according to some
We parked near school and he grabbed his book-bag as I moved over to the drivers seat, and I wished my son well with his audition. Anticipating my concern he replied, "Thanks... and I'll do some LSD after that." Like father, like son, it's been a long strange trip.