Psychedelics Tag

The term ‘psychedelic’ is derived from the Greek wordspsyche, "soul, mind" and delein, "to manifest", hence "soul-manifesting", the inference being that psychedelics can access the soul and develop unused potentials of the human mind. Scientifically speaking, the primary action of a psychedelic is via serotonin receptor agonism, leading to an altered state of consciousness. Although these drugs are mostly associated with recreation, parallelism can be...

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Pshchedelics

“How many of my readers are going to be interested in something that’s kind of fringy?” Micheal Pollan says from his office at Harvard, where he teaches nonfiction. "As it turned out, a lot of people interested in food were interested in psychedelics. They saw a common denominator that I hadn’t seen which was health. They trusted me to write about nutritional health, and that...

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