No drug that has been made illegal in the UK has EVER been decriminalised. Consequently, a massive part of the fight to maintain cognitive liberty is preventing new chemicals being added to the list of controlled substances.
Legal highs currently include a whole range of wonderful entheogens, alongside this is an ever-expanding range of new chemicals allowing experiences that previous generation simply had no access to. In many ways, this is a golden age: any psychonaut can order shamanic herbs, witch potions, or the latest scientific breakthroughs from the four corners of the earth with a view to exploring and expanding their mind.
In 2010 we saw mephedrone get banned, we can blame the government and the media, but in truth it was the then-users of mephedrone who share much of the responsibility. This article discusses what we can do to stop currently legal drugs being made illegal.
1) Keep it on the…
View original post 545 more words
Watched this today, thought it was worth sharing. I’ve been listening to and reading the work of Dr.Grof for several years now, and have always found him to be a very sincere, intelligent and credible researcher, author and advocate of what he calls “non-ordinary states of consciousness”. I’ll let what wikipedia said about him serve as introduction.
“Stanislav Grof (born July 1, 1931) is a psychiatrist, one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology and a pioneering researcher into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche.”
Lots of other good vids on youtube if you’re interested in hearing more of his presentations and interviews.