The Door in the Wall. Albert Hofmann Foundation. Timothy Leary. Character Vaults : Famous People and their Drug Use. Fitz Hugh Ludlow hypertext library. Welcome to the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Hypertext Library, concentrating primarily on the life and works of Fitz Hugh Ludlow and on pre-prohibition (pre-1937) cannabis use in the United States, with a few other related topics thrown in for good measure.
Among the hypertext documents you can browse through at this library are: A Biography of Fitz Hugh Ludlow by Dave Gross.The Apocalypse of Hasheesh -- An essay published anonymously by Fitz Hugh Ludlow that formed the basis for his later book.The Hasheesh Eater -- the book by Ludlow, first published in 1857.What Shall They Do to Be Saved? Excerpts from "An Essay on Hasheesh" by Victor Robinson, from the Medical Review of Reviews (1912). "On the Haschisch or Cannabis Indica" by John Bell, M.D.
From The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal April 1857. " For additional information on cannabis, check out the Sputnik Cannabis Page or the Sputnik THC Page. The Sputnik Drug Information Zone. The History of Psychedelic Therapy with the Dying. The Atlantean Conspiracy - 45. Jesus, Santa, Mithra and the Magic Mushroom "Have you ever wondered why on Christmas we cut down/carry evergreen trees inside our houses, decorate them with fancy ornaments, and place presents underneath them? So, why do people bring Pine trees into their houses at the Winter Solstice, placing brightly colored (Red and White) packages under their boughs, as gifts to show their love for each other and as representations of the love of God and the gift of his Sons life?
It is because, underneath the Pine bough is the exact location where one would find this ‘Most Sacred’ Substance, the Amanita muscaria, in the wild.” –James Arthur, “Mushrooms and Mankind” (8) The Amanita muscaria is the red and white magic mushroom that grows almost exclusively beneath Pine trees. 1 - Comment received by Email from Dave Spacey: 'There is no DMT in Amanita Muscaria.' The pinecone shaped pineal gland is an organ that produces the same DMT found in the pine tree fungus, Amanita muscaria.
Carl A. P. Ruck. Carl A. P. Ruck (born December 8, 1935, Bridgeport, Connecticut), is a professor in the Classical Studies department at Boston University. The World's First Hippies and Their Marijuana Sauna. One of my favorite ancient historians is the entertaining and garrulous old Greek Herodotus (b. 484 BC), called the "father of history" by some and the "father of lies" by others. Herodotus was famous for reporting what he heard, which was often fantastic. His book centered on the conflict of Greece and Persia, and in so doing, he took the time to explain the customs and geography of the non-Greek world, from the oldest (Egypt) to the youngest (the Scythian nomads).
Throughout, his attitude is exemplified by a comment he makes on Persian customs. Ken Kesey's magic bus being restored - Books - Entertainment - theage.com.au. 10 Scientific and Technological Visionaries Who Experimented With Drugs - StumbleUpon. Same here.
We evolved along with, and because of, our diet. There weren't any classifications of "illegal drugs" back then, and these things flourish in all sorts of conditions in the wild - it's hard not to imagine at least occasional consumption. Considering mankind's predilection to experimenting with consciousness, along with the unique effects of these substances (including euphoria), it was probably more than occasional. If these fungi were part of a diet over time, they'd likely have some effect on our development. At the very least, to assume that these type of natural and prolific plants/substances had no part in our evolution would seem foolish. I just love the idea of psychoactive botanicals spurring hominid consciousness to a higher quantum state — the booster shot needed to make that leap forward in intelligence.
SExpand Exactly! ROBERT GORDON WASSON Seeking the Magic Mushroom. LEGENDARY SURFERS: "Lords of Acid" [Excerpt of "LORDS OF ACID, How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OC’s Hippie Mafia," By NICK SCHOU, Orange County Weekly, July 7, 2005 ] Thumper knew it was time to run away from home when he saw his dad’s car in the driveway. He was walking home from Laguna Beach’s Thurston Middle School, heading up the hill to his house, reflecting on the fact that, months after the Summer of Love, his mom and dad weren’t quite finished beating the hell out of each other.
His dad was vice president of a major perfume manufacturer, rich, and angry. His parents had separated four years earlier and now were beginning the second round of a bruising reconciliation. Dad had come home with a 5-year-old kid from a relationship with another woman. Later that day, Thumper’s older sister, home on break from UCLA, called. His sister never came home. A month later, Thumper came home from school and heard yelling and screaming again.