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Mind, self, and the hallucinogens

Russ Crescimanno

Mind, self, and the hallucinogens

a humanistic perspective.

by Russ Crescimanno

  • 241 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by MSS Information Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse,
  • Drugs and youth,
  • Hallucinogenic drugs

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 C73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19045718M

      Last night I finished reading Michael Pollan's latest book, How to Change Your Mind - What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence (Penguin Press, ). I'd ordered the book pre-publication, so they sent it to me on the day of its release/5. In time, though, reality set in, and Gottlieb realized that LSD had no effect as a mind-control agent. As we now know, it has very much the opposite effect, and became a favored drug of the.

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Psychoactive drugs like hallucinogens are known for altering your perception of reality. While most are not addictive, all pose serious health risks.

    The Dangers of Hallucinogen Abuse. Hallucinogen uses go back for centuries and have been beneficial in forms of healing and spiritual practices, for sure, but, the dangers that hallucinogen abusers face today is extra cause for alarm.   For people like Chris Kelley, a New School religious studies professor who is also a Buddhist practitioner and self-identified “ consciousness hacker,” the release of Pollan’s book represents a major leap forward for those able to benefit from psychedelics—Buddhists and non-Buddhists book, despite its once-taboo topic, is making its rounds: since its release, it has spent.


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Mind, self, and the hallucinogens by Russ Crescimanno Download PDF EPUB FB2

LSD and the Mind of the Universe: Diamonds from Heaven is a diamond from Chris!”, Rick Doblin, Ph.D., founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychede “Chris Bache is an intrepid psychonaut whose year odyssey has yielded an extraordinary harvest of luminous insights into the deeper structure of reality and the underlying dynamics of human existence/5(15).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crescimanno, Russell. Mind, self, and the hallucinogens. New York, MSS Information Corp. [] (OCoLC) About the Author. Terrence McKenna has spent twenty-five years exploring "the ethnopharmacology of spiritual transformation" and is a specialist in the ethnomedicine of the Amazon basin.

He is coauthor, with his brother Dennis, of The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching, and the author of Food of the by: Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses produce changes in perception, in thought & in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory loss, or disorientation for person, place & time.

These latter changes are characteristic and the hallucinogens book organic 4/5. The book is a detailed account of Christophers 73 high dose LSD sessions conducted in a setting fitting for the exploration of the nature of consciousness.

A real pulling back of the veil revealing a universe far more expansive and intelligent than the layman could possibly believe/5(9).

A unique and elegant blend of science, memoir, travel writing, history, and medicine, How to Change Your Mind is a triumph of participatory journalism. By turns dazzling and edifying, it is the gripping account of a journey to an exciting and unexpected new frontier in our understanding of the mind, Mind self, and our place in the world/5().

These self changes are characteristic of organic brain reactions following intoxications with alcohol, anesthetics, and other toxic drugs. The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens derived from tryptophan, and Edition: 1.

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence Hardcover – #N#Michael Pollan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael Pollan Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this by: 3. Author Michael Pollan, who experimented with mushrooms, LSD and other psychedelics while researching his latest book, says: "I had an experience that was by.

Mind, Self, and Society is a book based on the teachings of American sociologist George Herbert Mead's, published posthumously in by his students.

It is credited as the basis for the theory of symbolic interactionism. Charles W. Morris edition of Mind, Self, and Society initiated controversies about authorship because the book was based on oral discourse and Mead's students notes.

About The Book. On NovemChristopher M. Bache took the first step on what would become a life-changing journey. Drawing from his training as a philosopher of religion, Bache set out to explore his mind and the mind of the universe as deeply and systematically as possible--with the help of the psychedelic drug ed on: Novem   Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD, described this in his book LSD: My Problem Child.

"A portion of the self overflows into the outer world, into. I was hoping for a book that would describe hallucinogens and talk through the pros and cons. Unfortunately, the book was rather one-sided. It gave numerous legitimate negatives to hallucinogens (e.g., the possibility of panic attacks, bad trips, and negative flashbacks), but skipped According to the summary, this book, targeted towards 2/5.

As part of the search for drugs that would allow people to control the human mind, CIA scientists became aware of the existence of LSD, and this became an. For the truly motivated psychonaut the 60’s classic book on tripping The Psychedelic Experience: The Hallucinogens. LSD is best approached with an open mind, that is interested in self-discovery and introspection if it is taken outside a medical context.

Researchers believe that hallucinogens alter the perceptions of users by acting on neural circuits in the brain, particularly in the prefrontal cortex  , a region of the brain involved in perception, mood, and cognition Whereas dissociative drugs are thought to disrupt glutamate transmitters in the brain, hallucinogens are believed to affect the neurotransmitter serotonin.

LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the most powerful mind-altering chemicals. It is a clear or white odorless material made from lysergic acid, which is found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.

LSD has many other street names, including acid, blotter acid, dots, and mellow yellow. Hallucinogens. Hallucinogens are a broad class of drugs that induce visual and auditory hallucinations, or profound distortions in a person's perceptions of reality.

These drugs can be naturally occurring, such as psilocybin mushrooms, morning glory seeds, and peyote cactus (mescaline); they may also be. Hallucinogens can be a particularly jarring, grueling high, and Pollan and Waldman both took the drugs with shaman guides in undisclosed locations.

(The drugs are still illegal, after all.) (The. Popular Science Hallucinogens Books Showing of 14 Absinthe, the Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century: A History of the Hallucinogenic Drug and Its Effect on Artists and Writers in Europe and the United States (Hardcover).

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence By Michael Pollan pp. Penguin Press. $Albert Hofmann, inventor of LSD and discoverer of psilocybin, the active principle of the "magic mushroom," recounts the history of his discoveries.

HTML edition, table of contents and complete text, © McGraw-Hill Book Company. Translated by Jonathan Ott from the German, LSD—Mein Sorgenkind, Chapter 6 LSD and Other Hallucinogens possibility appeared in Chapter 4 with cocaine and amphetamines, and will appear in Chapter 13 with inhalants.

Here the category of hallucinogens will be limited to those drugs that produce marked changes in perceived reality at relatively low dosages and over a relatively short time Size: 5MB.