‘Psychedelics & Religious Experience’ – by Alan Watts

A reader sent in a link to a great article on psychedelics and mystical experiences, written by the renowned Alan Watts.

Originally appeared in the California Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 1, January 1968, pp. 74-85

“This article describes such states of consciousness induced by psychedelic drugs, [which] are virtually indistinguishable from genuine mystical experience. The article then discusses objections to the use of psychedelic drugs that arise mainly from the opposition between mystical values and the traditional religious and secular values of Western society. ”

Continue readring at: http://deoxy.org/w_psyrel.htm

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This article evidences the claim that drug policy impinges on religious, spiritual and cognitive liberty.

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