My Breakthrough DMT Trip (And Thoughts On It)

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Smoking DMT was one of the single most intense and insane experiences of my life. Going in I figured that the experience would be bigger than I could possibly imagine, and boy was I right. […]

Desert Bound: A Meeting With Peyote

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With the sun overhead Pedro exhales a lungful of smoke, passes the pipe on, and goes back to checking the group’s food supplies in his bag. “I’m so high” Molly says amused as she gazes around […]

User’s Guide: Picking Peyote

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What Is Peyote? Peyote is a small spineless psychedelic cactus native to Mexico and southwestern Texas – scientific name Lophophora williamsii. Peyote contains psychoactive alkaloids, and like the San Pedro cactus, the principal one is […]

6 Reasons To Take Psychedelic Drugs

If you’re reading this, you’re at the least intrigued about psychedelics. I’m sure you’ve already heard enough reasons as to why you shouldn’t take psychedelic drugs, so here’s the flipside…  Disclaimer: There are, of course, […]

My Hesitation On The Microdosing Trend

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If you’ve spent any time on this site, you’re probably aware that I’m an advocate of psychedelic drugs. So you’d be forgiven for thinking that I’m overjoyed with the fact microdosing is fast growing in […]

User’s Guide: Taking San Pedro in Peru

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My experience of drinking San Pedro in the Sacred Valley was an incredibly powerful, humbling and beautiful experience. I would seriously recommend it to anyone inclined to such experiences. It was a highlight of months of travel in […]

‘Spiritual Atheist’ Sam Harris on the Mind-Expanding Power of Psychedelics

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Can psychedelic substances offer a glimpse into another mode of consciousness? In this video, neuroscientist, ‘spiritual atheist’ and author of Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, Sam Harris talks of the virtues of psychedelics and […]

Daily Microdosing from the Desert of Chile to the Salt Flats of Bolivia: 4 Days on LSD

Ever taken LSD 4 consecutive days in a row? That’s exactly what I did on an unforgettable road trip through the desert…

LSD: The Aftermath – The Ego Strikes Back

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We still look for order, meaning and logic whilst on drugs, just in a different conception; we aren’t necessarily free on acid, we’re still the same machines computing the same data, but in a new way. Acid can make the old conventions we live by seem silly, but it does not always provide alternatives.

LSD: The Aftermath – Nihilism & Loss of Meaning

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For me personally, at times my relationships have been skewed by acid thinking. I have felt very distant and lonely in my outlook, distant from my parents and old friends. Something has changed – become less real and simultaneously more real – e.g. the everyday conversations about the weather take on new disturbing meanings because I’m analysing the human interaction taking place rather than just going with the flow.