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The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism

The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism
First of a five-part series hide captionFred Harvey, an 87-year-old roadman, or high priest, on the Navajo reservation at Lukachukai, Ariz., led a peyote ceremony. Using peyote, a cactus that induces visions when ingested, has been central to the Navajo religion for hundreds of years. Barbara Bradley Hagerty/NPR Fred Harvey, an 87-year-old roadman, or high priest, on the Navajo reservation at Lukachukai, Ariz., led a peyote ceremony. Using peyote, a cactus that induces visions when ingested, has been central to the Navajo religion for hundreds of years. hide captionOrganizers set up a teepee for the peyote ceremony, which lasted 11 hours. Mika Halpern Organizers set up a teepee for the peyote ceremony, which lasted 11 hours. For much of the 20th century, mainstream science shied away from studying spirituality. Sigmund Freud declared God to be a delusion, and others maintained that God, if there is such a thing, is beyond the tools of science to measure. Peyote Healing Perhaps. Until now.

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Peyote on the Brain Peyote on the Brain Is the Secret to Alcoholism and Other Addictions Locked Up in the Hallucinogenic Drugs? John HorganDiscover Magazine February 2003 Even with several tablespoons of peyote in me, by 3 in the morning I'm fading. For almost six hours I have been sitting in a tepee in the Navajo Nation, the largest Indian reservation in the United States, with 20 Navajo men, women, and children. They belong to the Native American Church, which has 250,000 members nationwide.

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Soma among the Armenians, Ethnobotany, Anthropology, Armenian Mythology, Vahagn, Mithra, Mushrooms, Amanita, Iranian Mythology by Robert Bedrosian Download in zip format soma.zip; pdf format soma.pdf Footnotes Page opens in separate window. [1] Soma was a god, a plant, and an intoxicating beverage. It is referenced in some 120 of 1028 verses of the Indian Rig Veda (mid second millenium B.C.).

Drug Addiction & Abuse Magic Mushrooms What Are Magic Mushrooms? Magic mushrooms can be eaten raw or they can be cooked or stewed into a tea and drunk; they can also be dried and then stored. Magic Mushroom Street Names Liberties, magics, mushies, liberty cap, psilcybe semilanceata, psilcybin, shrooms, Amani agaric, Fly Agaric Phanerothyme' Psychedelic Information Center Cambridge, Mass. All rights reserved. Used by the Council on Spiritual Practices with permission of the author. Mathematics: Is God Silent? The Language of Creation- TIC Mathematics: Is God Silent? by James Nickel Mathematics: Is God Silent? answers the question posed in its title with a resounding “No!

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