“Psychedelics are illegal not because a loving government is concerned that you may jump out of a third story window. Psychedelics are illegal because they dissolve opinion structures and culturally laid down models of behavior and information processing. They open you up to the possibility that everything you know is wrong.” ― Terence McKenna
“Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?” ― Carl Sagan
Is this it? I took it and this is it? This is what I get? I expected life changing transformations akin to the same emotions which pour out of other substances. I wanted to feel the world at my fingertips, with every move I make having a profound effect on everyone and everything around me. […]
To look out into the infinite universe and not think that other forms of life exist is the true definition of naivete.