Monday, May 24, 2010

Hallucinogens Have Doctors Tuning In Again

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 "Scientists are taking a new look at hallucinogens, which became taboo among regulators after enthusiasts like Timothy Leary promoted them in the 1960s with the slogan “Turn on, tune in, drop out.” Now, using rigorous protocols and safeguards, scientists have won permission to study once again the drugs’ potential for treating mental problems and illuminating the nature of consciousness."

Hallucinogens Have Doctors Tuning In Again - NYTimes.com:

Scientists are looking at expanding consciousness both philosophically as well as chemically.  I never indulged personally because I always figured my psyche just couldn't handle it.  But I think it is part of the sign of the times.  You know we are all wearing the mod prints that went along with the psychedic movement and yoga.
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