Joyous Cosmology: Chemistry of Consciousness

I spent the day re-reading a classic Alan Watts book, The Joyous Cosmology: Adventures in the Chemistry of Consciousness (Vintage Books, 1965).  Basically, the book is a retrospective summary account of his experiences with psychedelic drugs (e.g., LSD, mescaline, psilocybin).  It could be described as his version of Aldous Huxley’s Doors of Perception.  Indeed, Watts justifies writingContinue reading “Joyous Cosmology: Chemistry of Consciousness”

History of LSD Comic Strip

Cognitive Liberty UK posted an excellent comic stip on the history of LSD HERE.  Here’s a link directly to the comic: http://phocks.org/stumble/lsd-history-comic Comics are an effective way to disseminate truth, especially about a controversial topic like psychedelic drugs.  Like the saying goes (from Chaplin? Shaw?  Wilde?): “If you’re going to tell people the truth, youContinue reading “History of LSD Comic Strip”