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Of Molecules and Minds: The Science of Ayahuasca

Thomas Varley
August 16, 2017
There’s a beauty and sense of wonder that comes from knowing how the world works, and the nature of the psychedelic experience dovetails almost perfectly with that awareness.
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The Psychedelic Renaissance owes its life to an open internet

Erica Darragh
July 12, 2017
We must remember how in less than two decades, an open internet enabled us to bridge some deep cultural divides, dismantle three-quarters of a century worth of drug propaganda, crowdsource massive databases of drug information, and crowdfund millions of dollars for FDA-approved research on psychedelics.
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Why We Need to Talk About “Bad Trips”

Patrick Smith
May 30, 2017
Although psychedelics are going to shape the future of mental health therapy, these powerful mind-altering substances shouldn’t be taken lightly.
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The Unexpected Trip

Anonymous
May 24, 2017
When I graduated from the Air Force Academy, it was George W. Bush who handed me my diploma.
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Where Eco-Feminism and Psychedelics Meet

Leia Friedman
April 20, 2017
We talked with Zoe Helene, the founder of Cosmic Sister, a group started as an underground network for women who have each other’s best interests at heart, women supporting women.
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Precautions with Underground Psychedelic Therapy

Brenda Brewer
March 9, 2017
In underground sessions, you’re taking a huge risk choosing to work with someone who may not have adequately prepared or may have dubious subconscious motivations.
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Non-PTSD Uses for MDMA

Josh Dietz
January 26, 2017
MDMA has the potential of treating and reversing even the most pervasive of pathologies in the mental health world
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The Psychedelic Network, Pt 1: USA

Zoë Biehl
December 20, 2016
Over the past few years, psychedelic societies have begun popping up all over the world. We interviewed some of the pioneers. First stop: USA.
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Why Psychedelic History Matters

Jesse Jarnow
December 13, 2016
The psychedelic renaissance is afoot, and there’s almost no use arguing with the term anymore. It’s just too catchy.
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Psychedelic Perspectives on Horizons

Brett Greene
October 5, 2016
The 10th Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics conference is this weekend (Oct 7-9) in NYC. So we asked some people to chime in and offer their Psychedelic Perspectives on Horizons...
How LSD Helped Me Ditch My Crutches and Scale Mountains

LSD Helped Me Ditch My Crutches & Scale Mountains

Anonymous
September 15, 2016
We passed out the tabs of acid, we toasted, and we dropped. And then suddenly, up we went. I stood up, gingerly putting my weight on my right leg. And...nothing. No pain. No tenderness. I was invincible.
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A Narc Gifts a Priest LSD

Danji
September 6, 2016
“Ralph, have you ever done LSD?” Of course, my dad’s speaking to a policeman, and it’s the 70’s, and my dad hadn’t done LSD.
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I fell in love while candy flipping

Anonymous
July 28, 2016
The LSD rushed through my gums and into my jaw at the same time the bitter drip of MDA slowly ran down the back of my throat. I didn’t exactly understand what was happening nor did I care because I was excited.
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Why I Came Out of the Psychedelic Closet

Daniel Miller
April 15, 2016
I majored in physics at Princeton. I’m a lawyer who graduated from Georgetown Law. I clerked for a Federal Judge. And, of course, I had a positive, life-changing trip on LSD.
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Coming Out of the Psychedelic Closet

Nese Devenot
October 8, 2015
Presented at Psymposia: Envisioning a Post Prohibition World University of Massachusetts Amherst | April 18, 2015   Inspired by this talk, an […]