Would you take MDMA with your mum? Hear the stories of people who’ve bonded with their parents over a dose of the love drug.
Social injustice occurs when some members of a society are denied the opportunities and privileges others receive. It’s a broad term applying to anything from discrimination due to race, gender, age, religion, or national origin, to inequality of public schools based on income, to unfair labor laws. It also applies to psychedelic criminalization. Psychedelic substances […]
Imagine an entrepreneur’s mindset landing somewhere on a spectrum. Desiring profit at any cost is on one end while balancing the impact of their business, and their contribution to society, along with personal success is on the other. Where a person lies on the spectrum doesn’t indicate how successful he or she will be. According […]
You’ve heard it a hundred times in the past week – on The Third Wave, Facebook, and WIRED alike: we’re living in the new psychedelic moment. This past month, MAPS’ Psychedelic Science 2017 conference brought 2,500 researchers and enthusiasts to Oakland, California. Even illiberalism’s recent surge in Washington can’t stop the tide of psychedelic progress. […]
At this point, the narrative usually turns to Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert, two buttoned-up, albeit enterprising Harvard psychology professors—and the knives come out. Why? Throughout the 1960s, no single personality came to be associated more with LSD and the psychedelic movement than Tim Leary, a wickedly funny impresario with one foot in science and […]
Psychedelic, a compound of two Greek words that mean “mind-manifesting,” can safely refer to just about anything these days—from music to t-shirts to TV programming. Humphry Osmond is said to have invented the word in a letter to Aldous Huxley, famously writing, “To fathom hell or soar angelic, take a pinch of psychedelic.” And thank […]