From a representative sample of a suitably psychedelic crowd, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who couldn’t tell you all about Albert Hofmann’s enchanted bicycle ride after swallowing what turned out to be a massive dose of LSD. Far fewer, however, could tell you much about the world’s first DMT trip.
The demonization and deification of cannabis are two sides of the same coin. You can always tell which people live on a polarized coin because whichever side of it they inhabit they share a bond of absolutism. Cannabis is either the “devil’s weed” or a divine plant goddess that is a cure for everything.
As a global species we may be in the throes of a transition towards a different state of consciousness. characterized by quantum properties such as coherence and non-local field information. Such a ‘consciousness field’ would transform how we relate to other people, the world around us, and expand our perceptual realities.
In the years ahead we are going to see great change sweeping through our diverse human societies. It will be change not only brought about by intentional minds and willing hearts; but also by necessity, by coercion, and from an evolutionary imperative. The 21st century will be equivalent to the dramatic ‘flat Earth to round Earth’ shift that was thrust upon humanity centuries before.