By Cam Cloud
Extra individuals are utilizing acid at the present time than at any time because the Nineteen Sixties. This publication summarizes every thing that's identified approximately this powerful psychedelic drug: what an acid journey is like, how LSD used to be chanced on, what kinds are at the moment on hand at the underground industry, easy methods to produce the drug, and lots more and plenty extra -- together with, after all, caveats approximately acid and the legislation.
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LSD can aid psychotherapy by removing social masks or dissolving emotional blocks and distance between patient and therapist. Intensity Of Feeling The effects of LSD are associated with heightened emotional excitement, awareness, sensitivity, and responsiveness. Both negative and positive emotions— from exquisite rapture to abysmal terror—and the physical sensations associated with them are amplified. The vast range of feeling catalyzed by acid and other psychedelics is one reason that Aldous Huxley entitled one of his books about psychedelics Heaven And Hell.
Therapeutic Successes The most conclusive and encouraging research results come from studies in the treatment of alcoholism. Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, tried LSD and was very excited about its potential. " Leary and his Harvard associates conducted a successful psychedelic therapy program with alcoholics, and even went into prisons where they tripped on psilocybin with prisoners in a program designed to reduce the criminal "recidivism rate"—the percentage of prisoners that end up back in prison after being released.
This experiment, the basis of a doctoral dissertation by psychedelic theologian Walter Pahnke, has come to be known as "the Miracle at Marsh Chapel" after the location at which it was conducted. In the 1990s, psychedelic researcher Rick Doblin followed up on the Marsh Chapel experiment, finding that the spiritual experiences of many of the participants had lasting, life-changing value. Acid Explosion The spiritual quality of LSD was foremost in propelling the tripping explosion of the 1960s and has fueled underground acid experimentation ever since.
Acid Trips and Chemistry by Cam Cloud