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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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  • 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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  • William Butler Yeats

    Marijuana and Creativity – A Love Story

    “O! For a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.” William Shakespeare (1564-1616) In a good relationship, a loving partner can inspire you and help your creative output…

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  • Marijuana and The Slowdown of Time Perception

    “Oh! Do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.”             Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, English novelist…

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  • Marijuana, Pattern Recognition, and What it Means to be ‘High’

    “To understand is to perceive patterns.” Isaiah Berlin, philosopher, 1909-1997 “As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.” Henry van Dyke,…

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  • Vipers, Muggles, and The Evolution of Jazz

    “I’m the king of everything Got to get high before I sing Sky is high, everybody’s high If you’re a viper…” ‘Viper’s Drag’ (1934), by Fats Waller   Without doubt the history…

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  • Marijuana Insights: Myth or Reality?

    Countless users of marijuana have claimed that marijuana can act as a catalyst to obtain real insights. Are these reports just exaggerations of users justifying their smoking habit? Or is it true…

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  • Marijuana, Introspection, and Personal Growth

    “Once again the powers of the herb open up the mind. Seek deep inside. Tell me what you find.“ Cypress Hill, Temples of Boom III As we mature, we have experiences and…

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