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    With an ancient history of civilizations using psychoactive substances as medicinal, ritual, and spiritual remedies, these drugs have shown positive treatments in more recent years. This notion that hallucinogenic drugs played a significant part in the development of religion has been extensively discussed for many years, causing controversial aspect of “hallucinogenic” or psychedelic drugs generate religious experience, and whether this experience is genuinely religious. Before considering the religious potential of psychedelic drugs, one must apply a working definition of “religion”. This paper defines religious experiences and drug-induced experiences, along with the neurological experience and the brain activity of hallucinogens. Also, patients using psychedelic drugs to cope with death. After reading this paper hopefully its conclusions would promote rational consideration of legal issues surrounding drugs, and we can get in a dialogue about whether or not Religion is a universal institution in human society. It’s found in past and present, it is the foundation on which society stands, it deals with sacred things that lie beyond our knowledge and control. The word itself represents beliefs and practices which are generally the main characteristics of all religions. Central to all religions is the concept of faith which binds human to the belief in god or based on “spiritual apprehension rather than proof. Each religion defines certain acts as sinful and unholy, the way…

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    Have you ever had a dream? Obviously, the answer for most people is yes; dreaming is a natural process of the human brain. On average, most people dream about 4-6 times per night, according to dreamresearch.net, but most of them tend to be forgotten. Dreams are one of the many phenomena of the human brain. One thing that makes them even more unexplainable is the concept of daydreaming. A daydream is “a pleasant dreamlike fantasy indulged in while awake” (www.thefreedictionary). For most people…

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    Hallucinogenic Mushrooms was a class i attended I chose this because I wanted to learn about the psychological impacts that hallucinogens have. I have peers who have experimented, and i have gotten mixed opinions on them so I thought a class would be beneficial and it was. For my career as being a sports agent I might come in contact with a client that abuses this drug so I would like to be prepared on how to handle the situation, as well as have information on the side effects of the drug..…

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    Tom Robbins, 82, is a hyper-imaginative writer who watches his own life desirously. He writes his books that are unpredictable, wildly entertaining stories with solid social and rationality undercurrents. He 's also a New York Times bestselling writer, wrote eight books since the mid 70 's. His fourth novel, Jitterbug Perfume (1984), starts with four epic stories from past to future, themed around the quest for eternality. It takes us from old Bohemia and the Himalaya Mountains to present day…

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    Hallucinogens are the drugs that alter a person’s perceptions of reality and create hallucinations. Hallucinations is an altered perception of senses when people live in a virtual world. Because of the mind altering capabilities, these drugs are also called psychedelic drugs or psychoactive drugs. Many psychiatrists and doctors examined the effect of these drugs on adverse medical cases, like anxiety and cancers and found positive results. However, there may be adverse short and long-term…

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    The use of LSD dropped drastically in the 1980s but picked right back up in the 1990s. LSD was still being used for psychiatric use in Switzerland till 1993. After a few year it became more popular in nightclubs and all night raves being use by teens and young adults. 4. Now a days LSD is diffused into a small piece of paper then placed under the tongue until it is almost dissolved. According to “How to Psychedelics” LSD is also consumed in liquid and pill form. A few years ago it was also…

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    Ayahuasca History Essay

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    Ultimately, Ayahuasca history cannot be traced through the ages, however some facts are able to be found regarding this plant native to the Amazon. To begin with, Dennis McKenna’s article “Ayahuasca: An Ethoparmacologic History” says, “The origin of the use of ayahuasca in the Amazon Basin are lost in the mists past of prehistoric” (McKenna). The history of this enlightening tea is only known to the people looking to obtain higher consciousness and to the shamans that hold the keys of…

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    Probably for your whole life you have been taught that drugs are awful for your health they can destroy your brain and your body, which is true for most drugs and even some prescription drugs. But what if i were to tell you that some of these so called dangerous drugs are not as dangerous as you have been told but they also can have psychological benefits. The main hallucinogens i will be talking about include Psilocybin mushrooms, LSD-25. Hallucinogenic drugs have psychological benefits in…

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    Wherever we see a group of humans gathered in some kind of community, there is a high probability that these people share a common religion. We see many different religions, amongst a variety of people, that all have their own beliefs. Through religion, we strive for the answers to difficult questions through acts of faith and worship. After watching “Shamans of the Amazon, ” one will discover another way to find these answers, using the Ayahuasca. In this film review, I will give a brief…

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    Throughout history the US media has unfairly portrayed psychedelic drugs, the counterculture, and philosophies behind them. Psychedelic drugs have been not only misportrayed and lied about, but the work of many successful scientists has been ignored because of the bad stigma behind psychedelic drugs. We will explore how psychedelic drugs can benefit society and help many people. Only until the psychedelic renaissance, present day, has some of the media started seeing psychedelic culture for what…

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