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  • Informative Essay On Psychedelic Drugs

    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 is really is. The discovery of Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, by Dr. Albert Hofmann began a new type of counterculture in the US. The younger generations started to take part in this new drug called LSD, which wasn’t viewed as harmful at the time. Time Magazine even…

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  • Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins Analysis

    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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  • Distortion Of The Use Of LSD In The 1980s

    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

    responds to the needs of each individual due to their unique biochemistry and mental state. This explains how the drug, along with the shaman, takes the individual where they need to go, versus where they want or expect to go. While some may argue the life altering ability of Ayahuasca, it is harder to argue against it changing people’s worldview or outlook on life. While it is known by many that hallucinogenic drugs can increase creativity while under their influence, Ayahuasca is proving to…

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  • Psychedelic Pros And Cons

    When people hear the word psychedelic, they think of the underground drug scene or other negative things commonly associated with the word. People don’t have any clue that psychedelics can actually be used as a medicine in many different ways, and many have proved to be an efficient tool in the right settings and circumstances. Psychedelics like ‘Magic Mushrooms’, LSD, DMT, and MDMA grew notorious in the late 50s and 70s and most of these drugs were being researched at the time until studies…

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  • Psychedelic Film Analysis

    A Glimpse into Psychedelic Films and their Development from 1961-2011 Runtime (48:42) Laura Bluhm Psychedelic films are most widely known for consisting of a series of images in which take on form of each other and provide a distorted reality for the viewer. One of the many intentions of a psychedelic film is to emphasize on the imagery, which is put together as a sequence to disrupt the viewer 's understanding of a normal reality. The films used in this screening focus on and uses surrealism…

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  • Hallucinogenic Research Paper

    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…

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  • Psychedelic Music In The 1960s

    The music record is a black vinyl record inside a cover with an assortment of colors. The record cover was of psychedelic art with colors and pictures of the 1960s. The music defines culture and sub culture of the time and the Psychedelic music was an enormous influence during the 60s. Music is always a measure of the society problems and cultural moments and the 60s was no different. Psychedelic rock was influenced by the drug culture and appealed to love and human concern as did folk…

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  • Psychological Effects Of LSD

    Drugs are all around us more than one would think. There are always new drugs being discovered and new ways for people to get “high”. One of these newer drugs is a hallucinogen known as LSD. LSD has no medical purpose what so ever. It is only used for people to escape reality. Some people may see this as no big deal. LSD affects the body in more ways than one may realize. People should be aware of the physiological and psychological impacts along with the exposure to different diseases…

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  • Timothy Leary's Aesthetic Movement: The Beatnik Movement

    After its brief period in the spotlight, its philosophical ideals continued to challenge American minds. During its inception the counterculture rallied around one man, a Harvard professor turned psychedelic guru named Timothy Leary. Leary’s high minded ideals and crowd-pleasing personality led him to become one of the main faces of the movement, and helped its other personalities develop their own ideals as well. Thus, it can be said that Timothy Leary’s explorations with psychedelic drugs led…

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