Read this excerpt of The Psilocybin Solution: The Role of Sacred Mushrooms in the Quest of Meaning to learn about psychologist Timothy Leary.
Practicing xenolinguist Diana Slattery writes about Simon Powell’s new book,"The Psilocybin Solution, The Role of Sacred Mushrooms in the Quest for Meaning," that concerns the ability of the psilocybin experience to deliver high-speed downloads; information transmission as communication with the Other; and especially, information delivered as a visual language of intense concentration.
Psychedelics have the ability to make us feel more connected to the natural world. This effect can be seen not just in the experiences of individual trippers but in the origins of the ecological movement in the 60s. Increased ecological consciousness following psychedelic use is even being found in scientific research today. What is it about …