Acid Trips and Chemistry by Cam Cloud

By Cam Cloud

Extra individuals are utilizing acid at the present time than at any time because the Nineteen Sixties. This booklet summarizes every thing that's identified approximately this effective psychedelic drug: what an acid journey is like, how LSD was once chanced on, what kinds are presently on hand at the underground industry, find out how to produce the drug, and lots more and plenty extra -- together with, after all, caveats approximately acid and the legislation.

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In the late 1960s, Swami Prabhupada responded to interest on the part of psychedelic youth by establishing a center in San Francisco, the planetary hub of acid experimentation—and journalistic exposes published SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES 49 in the 1980s alleged that acid was still being used widely in the upper echelons of the Hare Krishna movement. As the impact of the 1960s acid explosion spread across society, dozens, perhaps hundreds, of Eastern and alternative spiritual movements—as well as new political perspectives—took root in the fertile soil of acid-altered consciousness.

Abraham has publicly attested to using acid for insight in developing this revolutionary new branch of mathematics. Writers sometimes report that acid trips have helped them break through writer's block. For example, a European man who became a successful novelist claimed that he had never been able to complete a manuscript before his first trip. The San Francisco Sound The famous "San Francisco Sound" that revolutionized rock and roll music in the late 1960s—pioneered by such famous bands as the Grateful Dead and the Jefferson Airplane—can be viewed as an outcome of acid's impact on creativity.

Therapists working with psychedelically-assisted therapy tended to agree that it was more successful among motivated people with "neurosis" or "adjust- PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS 35 ment problems" than among people suffering from full-blown psychoses or other major mental disorders. Limited research among people diagnosed with schizophrenia suggested that acid could worsen their conditions—but only for a few days or weeks after a trip. Psychological research with acid was halted by government restrictions before any consensus emerged as to the most effective and appropriate means of using acid in psychotherapy.

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