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  • Henri Michaux and The Flying Carpet: Cannabis Explorations of an Unique Mind

    „Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.“ Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) He was admired by many of his contemporaries both for his poetry and writing as well…

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  • Marijuana, Escapism, and Mind Traveling

    „Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.“ Thomas Wolfe We all need to escape from our daily routines once…

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  • Marijuana, Empathy, and Severe Cases of Autism

    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” John Steinbeck, writer, 1902-1968   “Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eye for…

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  • Just Another Altered State of Consciousness

    “Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?” Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)   Altered States of Consciousness and Western Culture There is the marijuana…

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  • What a High Can Do For Sex

    “If one wanted to depict the whole thing graphically, every episode, with its climax, would require a three-dimensional, or, rather, no model: every experience is unrepeatable. What makes lovemaking and reading resemble…

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  • “War on Drugs” – Quote

    “There has never been a ‘war on drugs’! In our history we can only see an ongoing conflict amongst various drug users – and producers. In ancient Mexico the use of alcohol…

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  • Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan, Cannabis, and The Right Brain Hemisphere

    „What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates against the right hemisphere.“ Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913-1994), neuropsychologist and neurobiologist, known for his revolutionary studies of split brain patients   In…

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  • Marijuana and the Enhancement of Episodic Memory

    „A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss.“ Gustave Flaubert, French writer (1821-1880)   Our memory is simply amazing. We can store information about thousands of situations…

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  • Marijuana, Dopes, and Cognitive Enhancements

    When genius mathematician and originator of cybernetics Norbert Wiener moved with his family from Cambridge to Newton, his wife organized the move and let Wiener concentrate on his work as a professor…

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  • Marijuana and The Power of Imagination

    „Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.“ Albert Einstein   The Underestimated Value of Imagination When we think about our capacity for imagination, we often think…

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