Archive for the ‘Acid’ Category

LSD – My Problem Child, Chapter 1: How LSD Originated

May 10, 2009

In the realm of scientific observation, luck
is granted only to those who are prepared.

—Louis Pasteur


Time and again I hear or read that LSD was discovered by accident. This is only partly true. LSD came into being within a systematic research program, and the “accident” did not occur until much later: when LSD was already five years old, I happened to experience its unforeseeable effects in my own body—or rather, in my own mind. (more…)

LSD: My Problem Child – Forward

May 4, 2009

LSD � My Problem Child

Albert Hofmann

Foreword

There are experiences that most of us are hesitant to speak about, because they do not conform to everyday reality and defy rational explanation. These are not particular external occurrences, but rather events of our inner lives, which are generally dismissed as figments of the imagination and barred from our memory. Suddenly, the familiar view of our surroundings is transformed in a strange, delightful, or alarming way: it appears to us in a new light, takes on a special meaning. Such an experience can be as light and fleeting as a breath of air, or it can imprint itself deeply upon our minds. (more…)

MOST HARMFUL DRUGS

January 1, 2009

Most harmful drugs

Top 10 Greatest LSD Quotes

November 3, 2008

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“Nobody stopped thinking about those psychedelic experiences. Once you’ve been to some of those places, you think, ‘How can I get back there again but make it a little easier on myself?’”
—Quoted in Rolling Stone, November 30, 1989 (more…)

LSD used to treat terminally ill patients in clinical trials

August 13, 2008

Trip of a lifetime: How LSD rocked the world

August 8, 2008

It’s the psychedelic drug that inspired Hendrix and The Beatles – and shaped the music, art and literature of a generation. As the world bids farewell to the bicycling Swiss chemist who created LSD, John Walsh explores his mind-altering legacy (more…)

Sign fuck-up

August 7, 2008

Celebrity drug confessions

July 8, 2008
Colin Farrell:

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I ended up on a shrink’s couch, and he told me to write down how much I did in a week: 20 E’s, 4 grams of coke, six of speed, half an ounce of hash, three bottles of Jack Daniel’s, 12 bottles of red wine, 60 pints.

Drew Barrymore:

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My mind seemed to have a huge neon sign in it that blinked nonstop: COKE. GET COKE. So I did. It was great for dieting, partying and picking up my mood.

George Clooney:

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I’ve slept with too many women, done too many drugs and been to too many parties. I loved acid when I was at college. It was an escape. I liked mushrooms. They were like easy acid. I did like blow. Blow would dress you up for a party, but never take you there. You’re always like. This is going to be great! Then you’re just depressed.

Bill Hicks:

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See I think drugs have done some good things for us, I really do, and if you don’t believe drugs have done good things for us, do me a favor: go home tonight and take all your albums, all your tapes, and all your cds and burn ‘em. ’cause you know the musicians who made all that great music that’s enhanced your lives throughout the years…. rrrrrrrrreal f**kin high on drugs.

Sienna Miller:

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I still love the odd hallucinogenic drug. If I had a drug of choice, it would be magic mushrooms.

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Drug toxicity chart

July 8, 2008

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