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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 explanation of the film and then discuss the use of psychedelic drugs in religion. I will then compare and contrast the use of psychedelic drugs in the Shaman’s religion with the recreational use of psychedelic drugs today. The “Shamans of the Amazon” is…

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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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    Psychedelic Drug Research

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    A psychedelic drug is a substance with psychoactive properties that targets specific receptors in the brain, altering perception and sometimes causing hallucinations. Most, if not all psychedelic substances are illegal in the United States, and have been presented as dangerous, addictive, and having no medical uses. However, researchers around the world have started studies on the benefits of these drugs in clinical trials. As David Derbyshire says in his article “ Healing Trip,” for people who…

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    Psychedelic drugs are used in various ways and there's been some debate about psychedelic drugs incorparated into the lives of humans. In my opinion, the use of psychedelic drugs are okay and the effects of taking this drug lead to more positive than negative reactions. Based on the article, the writer explains that psychedelic drugs can be harmless and beneficial when it's taken appropriately. Therefore, If psychedelic drugs can provide something very valuable to humans or not, we can ingested…

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    Psychedelic Drugs Essay

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    early 1960’s. These substances belong to a group of drugs known as all arounders. An all arounder is a substance that is typically a drug that is known to produce effects at times of both a stimulant and depressant. In addition the all arounder has additional psychedelic effects that can lead to possible hallucinations or impair or alter the perception of the user’s reality. Many of the psychedelic substances have been used long before the popular use in the sixties and could be traced back to…

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    Psychedelic Drugs Effects

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    Being physically and psychologically impaired, whether it’s a depressant such as alcohol, or a stimulant such as amphetamines, is the most dangerous and deadliest aspects anyone under the influence can endure. Legal drugs and illegal drugs have a great effect on a person’s perception and consciousness. Psychedelic drugs, like marijuana affect thinking and reactions. Opioid pain medications and other psychoactive drugs have similarities; it even becomes addictive after a built of tolerance.…

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    Psychedelic drugs have always been known as the drugs of the hippies and free spirited, used in a way for one to escape reality by heightening all sense of the body and drifting off into other states of the mind. These drugs being banned for more over 40 years in the United States and all over the world due to their history of abuse and madness it can cause with its mind altering effects. However, this hasn’t stopped the ideas and movement of bringing psychedelics back into the world of…

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    any such parasites or anything that could have been on the agriculture, the uses of ergot fungi began to be realized and thus, medicine/drug to precipitate childbirth was the first product created from this parasite. However, this discovery was not beneficial in the later years once…

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    Clavicep Synthesis

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    organisms. The name Psilocybe is derived from the Greek roots psilos (bare) and kube (head), translating into a New Latin term “psilocybe” (bare head), which can be explained by its very common and distinctive appearance (Azarius n.d.). If not, it will belong in the genera Gymnopilus (13 species), Panaeolus (7 species), Copelandia (12 species), Hypholoma (6 species), Pluteus (6 species), Inocybe (6 species), Conocybe (4 species), and Agrocybe, Galerina and Mycena (one each) (Azarius n.d.).…

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    When both Psilocybin and LSD were deemed illegal in certain countries, MDMA began to emerge. In 1970, biochemist Alexander Shulgin explored controlling the altered consciousness MDMA had on people. Following Shulgin, around 4,000 psychiatrists and psychologists began experimenting with MDMA in their practice. Case reports from individual psychiatrists and psychologist proved that MDMA-assisted psychotherapy was successful in treating their patients. Although case reports analyzing the effects of…

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