If Psychedelics Could Change The World

Some folks seem to have missed the point I was making in my essay. That’s my fault for not being clearer.

The key is in the title. I posited that psychedelics have had zero impact on changing the world.

For personal, therapeutic use, well that’s a whole other discussion.

In my foraging courses and sometimes in my inbox I often get asked if I know of any substances in the hedge that can get people high.

Needless to say, as someone in recovery, I ask these people a lot of questions about their motivation and intention for seeking out these substances.

Usually, they end up wishing they hadn’t asked me. I don’t beat about the bush.

Yes, all plants and fungi have a place. And all plants and fungi have a story deeply entwined with the human story. But cultural context is hugely important.

So I thought I’d share my thoughts on this new revival of an ancient quest.

It feels like there’s a massive psychedelic revival going on. It’s been happening for a number of years. Quietly. Underground.

Now it’s out and about, walking around in all its sparkly rainbow colours. Getting funded by the establishment. That should raise flags, but hey, if cash is involved who cares, right.

The research implies that people develop deep empathy for the Earth after they trip.

It also suggests psychedelics can be helpful for those processing traumas and other mental health issues.

Blowing one’s mind is hardly new. In the 1960s more people took more acid (and other psychedelics) than at any time in history.

Okay, I don’t have the data, so that’s a pretty big assumption. But you get my point.

A ton of folks were necking acid and mushrooms like it was candy.

This great consciousness shift and love revolution that was meant to happen, resulted in what?

It appears to me that the world is in a far darker place since all the acid guzzling.

Maybe we could blame this darkness on everyone tripping out and seeking the light.

That you want to seek transcendence and chase enlightenment, tells me you might be avoiding some uncomfortable issues buried deep in your bones. I certainly was.

A hundred or so trips later and today I get more insight and good vibes sitting under a flowering Lime tree. Breathing in the deep, heady nectar, than I ever did swallowing three microdots or taking heroic doses of psilocybin.

Nothing came out of it other than interesting experiences and a healthy drug addiction.

Just to be clear, 10% of the population has a tendency to addiction. Taking psychedelics doesn’t mean you’ll become an addict.

Yes, I ended up being taught deep insights by alien life forms in alternate universes about life, the universe and Barry the Cosmic Octopus.

Sadly, the bills never got paid and the insights turned out to be, well, really. f@!&^ing. crazy.

And to top it off, all that psychonauting simply messed everyone I know up. Literally.

Twenty years later at a reunion, I asked all my old psychonaut friends if the buzz had been worth it?

Every single one said the experiences had damaged them.

So, if psychedelics are such a game-changer. Why is the world on the brink of ecocide?

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  1. Fascinating post! Apart from a couple of times getting stoned which I don’t understand the appeal because it basically left me with gaps in my memory – “what did you do at the weekend?” Erm…. Literally couldn’t answer! Definitely agree that soaking up nature is far more scintillating!

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    • Sacred & Herbal healing beer by Steven Harrod Buhner as recommend by Robin on one of his food forraging courses in London has some great Physchotropic recipes.

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    • I absolutely agree ?. I think a lot of it has to do with a yearning for more. Seeking truth and understanding. The problem is with all this new age shit everyone wants to have and “angelic experience.” I’ve seen all sort through eyes of drugs. But sobriety and having a clear and organized head about life beats that 100%. Do what you love, love what you do. You’ll get there!!! Peace is within. Thanks for your thoughts!!!

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  2. This article is clearly biased against psychedelics that its hard to count on them positively.

    I have enjoyed and will enjoy them again. The 40 year prohibition has damaged thier reputation and has stopped vital medical research on brain damage, addiction and mental health.

    It’s also a logical fallacy to suggest that the environment is in its current state because of anything to do with psychedelic substances.

    These substances are far less damaging than fags and booze

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  3. This article is clearly biased against psychedelics that its hard to coomment on them positively.

    I have enjoyed and will enjoy them again. The 40 year prohibition has damaged thier reputation and has stopped vital medical research on brain damage, addiction and mental health.

    It’s also a logical fallacy to suggest that the environment is in its current state because of anything to do with psychedelic substances.

    These substances are far less damaging than fags and booze

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    • I don’t appear to have made myself clear. I was stating that I don’t think psychedelics offer any meaningful way to change the culture. The Sixties show this. And just to be clear, I am also anti-prohibition.

      I am not saying taking psychedelics has caused the environmental problem. Not sure how you came to that.

      I was saying that if they are so enlightening and culture changing, then why is the planet in such a mess after the millions of people took them in the Sixties.

      Getting high for a jolly I can work with. It’s honest. Cloaking psychedelics in mystic and the current fad that they are cultural change agents (as they were also promoted in the Sixties), well that’s BS from my experience and I challenge that myth.

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      • May I add without conspiracy theory they may serve interests of people who do not want things to change because it takes people from making effective changes in their life, some may do but many many more will become either addicted to the effects or to fight against them instead that to act on the much needed changes in our society.

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      • I do not understand why do you think it should have changed the world. I cannot make the connection between people having a good time and changing the world. Just because there were millions of users, the majority including the rich politicians and businessmen the ones who have the power to do something were not users. And the hippies tried to spread love and peace. What else they could have done?

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    • You do make a compelling point. I myself try to opt for moderation as much as I can when it comes to inducing any kind of substances, be it psychedelic or not. The fact remains, anything we consume does affect and alter brain chemistry, without a doubt. We are electrochemical beings and so it goes without saying that anything we eat or put into these bodies will have an affect on us in varying degrees, psychologically, spiritually and emotionally.

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  4. As someone who has never been high, your letter has taken away a lot of the mystery and alure. And i am so pleased. I keep reading about microdosing with certain mushroom types to help poor mental health, and have caught myself thinking that it seems a good way to try. Your account however, is real. Frighteningly so.
    Hope to one day go on a foraging course, to fill my belly!

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    • What I think she is getting at is becoming addicted and it being a problem.
      I, personally do like tripping (it’s a rare treat nor something to do all the time) but micro dosing can be very effective for mental health, motivation and even adhd symtoms.
      It increases the release of dopamine in your brain which is why is said to help minor depressed ect.
      It is a good thing if done correctly, maybe do some further reading on it 🙂

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  5. I don’t have anything to add, but I wanted to let you know that this really resonated with me. I feel more connection to the earth with my fingers deep in the mud, than I ever did whilst inebriated.

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  6. I agree we should definitely be wary of capitalist ventures into psychedelics and how these substances might be co-opted and exclude people, denying them access. The 60s psychedelic movement and the subsequent war on drugs continues to negatively shape the discourse (and of course oppressive action and social / legal injustice) and I can’t help but see the link between this and the new waves of investment which are only for the select few and the ‘right’ types of drugs.

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  7. Thanks for the synchronicity! Just before getting this I was in a conversation with someone who has never been the same since one single psychedelic experience – in a bad way. I was explaining my take on it, which is more or less the same as yours, before getting onto firewalking – a similarly damaging quest for knowledge or power while avoiding the real consciousness which comes of dealing correctly with those things “buried in your bones” as you put it correctly.

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  8. Only 10% have addictions???….I’d say more like 90%….alcohol, fags, drugs, chocolate, sex, self-harm, food, sugar, power, unhelpful patterns of behaviour…..the list goes on….. xxx

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  9. Thank you for sharing your experience Robin ? it’s important for people who think these experiences are fun to realise that there is a big risk of negative impact with these things at great cost to the person taking but also to all those close family and friends around that person too.

    I have worked in substance misuse and have seen the devastation and despair that addiction creates. I have also sadly experienced the lack of support and funding in the community for treatment (I live in a rural part of Wales where services are hard enough to access anyway!) and where your chances of recovery are significantly reduced if you cannot travel 20 miles to the nearest treatment center or cannot make it to 3appointments. You’re written off as a lost cause pretty much.

    People need to seriously weigh up the fun benefits Vs a very frank look at what they could likely experience.

    It takes great courage to share one’s own recovery journey; thank you ? – if you have helped make just one person sit up and think then you have made a real difference ? Diolch ???

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  10. I brought my kids to a small local organic dairy farm we get our milk from.
    I’m vegan and don’t like the idea of taking calves away from rheur mothers so we can consume their milk (unnecessarily from a nutrition p.o.v.)…BUT my kids aren’t vegan as they won’t eat much of the various things I do to ensure a wide nutrition profile.
    Anyway despite my not being too keen on any of it, the farmer was lovely and he has a close connection with his cows and the long-time organic, pesticide-free pastures they graze on.
    Because he’s a small dairy(28 cows I think) with very high welfare standards he charges more for a pint than a supermarket does. He’s on a crusade to encourage other fsrners to do the same (obv more complex than what I’m saying).
    And he told me this country is going deeper into “USA style” factory farming with remote companies buying up acres of farmland and using it to build sheds containing maby hundreds of cows. The owners of these companies/agricultural conglomerates will have ZERO relationship with the creature that creates their profits. Land quality won’t be hugely important. Welfare standards won’t be high. Only those with a bit more disposable income will afford high welfare/small farm milk (my motto is buy less but eat better quality…we don’t have to guzzle cheap cow milk constantly) It saddens me. All the talk of farms ‘rewilding’ and of ‘sustainibility’… mostly greenwashing..? I hope there’s someone (s) in a suit out/up there fighting for our ecosystem…but I fear that short term profit is too enticing…

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    • I so agree with all that you have written. I am in the process of making the transition to vegan from vegetarian, having just given up dairy produce due to becoming aware of the immense exploitation generally involved in this industry, which is actually far more cruel than the meat industry. I previously bought dairy milk from a raw milk farm which kept the calves with their mothers for at least 6 months, but these farms are few and far between. It is depressing to read of the growing USA style “superfarms” and, as you said, welfare standards are likely to be of the minimum required. Yes, there’s a lot of greenwashing in the pursuit of short-term profit. Thank you for raising your children’s awareness in these matters. although they’re not vegan now, one never knows when the seed may sprout. We can only hope that more people will become aware and act to spend their hard-earned money on foods produced locally and with more care for animal welfare and the environment It all starts with us and we need to spread the word.

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      • Thanks so much Michelle 🙂 I didn’t mention psychedelics at all because I have no experience of them, so folks might’ve wondered why t.h. I was discussing dairy farms ha ha. But our natural (clean) environment and nature/foraging are v much connected with farming methods (foraging mushrooms by a field sprayed with pesticides?) and, as Robin mentioned how things have not improved (or become worse) in terms of our ecosystem/natural environment, it struck a chord as I had visited the farmer who’s trying to do a decent thing. And it appears to be mostly down to big biz.
        But if course, folks (esp those with barely enough money to eat) will buy the cheap supermarket milk over expensive milk, where animal welfare is better and farmers are passionate about their land quality. Same with any food, I guess. Organic, cared for, wild etc..is always twice the price. But, without sounding like a condescending tit, education about it all is really important. Because even if we don’t care about the animals/livestock, bees, insects, diversity etc it’s OUR future too. Do we REALLY need to eat (cheap) meat every day? Short of all of us buying up our own land (no current funds for this!) or finding a way to rent to acquire land (form cooperatives?); holding very tightly on to it; and creating our own food forests etc, I’m not sure what can be done to change the trend…because unless something is done, I imagine the UK will have more huge dairy farms or GM monocrops sprayed with pesticides, herbicides, etc…
        Apparently, since Brexit, the UK has lifted an EU ban on neonicotinoids (which are insecticides that Shell and Bayer pioneered work on in the 1980s and 1990s, respectively according to Wikipedia!). Not great news.
        If I had the funds I’d try to purchase great swathes of land, rewild, create education centres about land and animal stewardship…it’s a dream…
        Anyone got a few grand? ;-D
        K

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    • I completely agree, I have worked in sustainable farming for many years and seen the decreasing number of small family run farms. I think one of the biggest ecological and sociological problems is ownership of land. If land belonged to everyone / no one we could devise community driven growing schemes and farming practices. Whilst profit drives our culture nothing will change for the better.

      Sorry this rant has nothing to do with drugs.

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  11. The only person who should be taking psychedelics in my opinion is the community Shaman. Sadly, our culture doesn’t have them, communities OR Shamans. I personally don’t know anybody who has benefitted. Are the people I know damaged because of them or did they take them because they were damaged? Don’t know. I agree about the lime tree scenario. Most people would benefit from more time in the wild.

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  12. As a youth of the 60’s and not having fallen for the lure of psychedelics, mainly due to joining the army, I have seen the after affects in some of my friends who chose that form of recreation/experimentation from that time. They have lost parts of their life that they can’t recall or even savour and struggle more than most to manage their lives satisfactorily.

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  13. I spend several years taking psychedelic substances. In particular psylicybin was very helpful to me. As a sufferer of varios mental health conditions (ASD, ADHD, PTSD, anxiety, depression) psychedelics have helped me to understand myself in the wider context of the world and have given me useful tools to deal with my challenges and improve my quality of life. With mental health services failing me (the complexities of my conditions invariable lead to misdiagosis) I was able to help myself and discovered that there was a lot of help available in the spiritual realm. Many years later I can still connect to the inner world and access the learned tools without the use of psychedelics. I would recommend using psylocybin for all kinds of healing purposes but want to add a caution. Not everyone would find it easy to access the inner guides so I would recommend them taking any psychedelic substances with an experienced guide, at least for the first times.

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    • Agreed!!!!
      I think the issue that is facing this, it is a spiritual journey and it gets abused as fun.
      Taking with the wrong type of people, wrong environment and even trying it as newbies without an experienced tripper with you can cause difficulties. But if treated right and is tested cautiously then it cam be very helpful.
      Fellow ADHDer over here and I’ve seen the benefits too, I work in mh and I’m sorry you were failed

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  14. Hi,

    I am so grateful to see your very honest post. I work as a mental health Counsellor, I mostly work with young people, and I see first hand the paranoia and anxiety that all substances bring to their lives, it’s really heart breaking to be honest, firstly their growing brains are not equipped to deal with these substances, and this can cause so much damage to them in their development into adulthood, I do my best to help them, I guide them to experience peace and a quieter mind, I help them to gain valuable insight and awareness, I think this is what they are actually looking for by using drugs, a sense of clarity, of awakening, which of course drugs do bring exciting and fun experiences, but unfortunately they don’t see the long term damage these choices have on their developing mind heart and soul.

    I used drugs when I was 14, not by choice but by coersion, I was a very vulnerable teen, I can’t say it was fun, it was an emotional experience which maybe helped me to express something, but the environment wasn’t safe.

    There are controlled research projects happening all over the world right now, I’m not sure how I feel about it all to be honest, but one thing is for sure, if it can make money for the government it’s going to happen.

    I was recently in New York where its now legal to smoke a joint in public, everywhere smells of strong weed, its actually quite a sickening smell, and brought me a great deal of anxiety.

    Thank you again for this post, there’s a bigger conversation that needs to happen for sure.

    Jackie

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  15. People have always got high and I do know what you mean about addiction. However I do not know why you equate addiction with psychedelics. Drugs like cocaine, speed, alcohol and tobacco are much worse for people physically. Of course there are people with fragile mental health and this can exacerbate things. Mushrooms open a different connection with reality that maybe makes people upset that life is mostly a boring experience for most people. Personally it gave me a better connection with the land and continues to. Not the brown acid though.

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    • I challenge that you cannot get addicted to psychedelics, and only to coke, smack etc. I know that’s the conventional thinking that tells you it’s not possible to get physically addicted to psychedelics, but addiction is not just about a physical substance. It’s a bit more complex than that.

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      • I do agree with things he said but you are also correct, addiction is significantly more than a physical withdrawal. It might not happen that way physically with the psychodelics, but where it takes you, or even what it takes you away from is where the addiction can lie

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  16. Great article Robin its Food of the Gods for thought, I little nod toward the most famous psychonaugt of them all – Terrence McKenna. Fascinating topic that I could talk about for ages.
    You are right there seems to be a revival of psychadelics at the moment with plenty of corporate interest which makes you wonder why after them putting the stops on it for so long.
    I myself microdosed liberty caps psilocybin last year and it shifted a baseline depression Ive had for years. This was also “stacked” with lions mane mushroom supplements” the combination of the two deeply compliements each other. Too chicken shit to do the proper tripping balls on shrooms although it does fascinate me. Cannot fault the love of hunting for mushrooms in nature and the satisfaction from finding a haul of chanterelles knowing you will eatwell tonight something far more precious to our ancestors that we could imagine yet the joy comes through in a way only a forager can experience.
    Maybe its all about not living InXS only taking what you need. The greed of humanity its its biggest problem. Native Americans had the best relationship with the earth and all natures wonders in my opinion.
    Since learning shamanic journeying to tap into the subconscious my love for nature has developed greatly by being aware of my surroundings and living in the moment
    There is no doubt natures bounty is here to help us and we should be here to help natures bounty.

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  17. Drugs in themselves are not bad. Over the last 40+ years I have enjoyed many a trip and eaten a whole lot of hash brownies, which is hard as I hate chocolate! Even heroin can make you quite chilled. Taking them to excess can make them a problem for some people, the same as gambling and drinking. I have also worked with people living with addictions and who have lost their homes. I still believe that people should have a choice as to which drug they use in their leisure time and all drugs should be legal or none.

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  18. I completely agree with you Robin.
    Getting high on a regular basis stops people addressing the issues that make them want to get high. Sitting round getting high does nothing to make the world a better place either.
    I’ve come across several men on fungi websites and YouTube sites offering amazing psychedelic experiences for a price. The fungi alone aren’t interesting enough for them, they are just a means to an end.
    If you want hedonistic individualistic pleasure seeking fine. Don’t pretend it helps the environment though.

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  19. Excellent post! Traditionally, natural trips taken for the purpose of healing/enlightment would be supervised by a shaman or an elder, accompanied by rituals and specific settings. Take those away and it is like buying wine based on the percentage alcohol (destructive experience). No acknowledgement for the craft, the taste and the relationship with food (enhancing experience). We live in a culture that avoids facing its shadow or demon. Rather than rush for easy solution, we should take the courage to dive deep, make peace and instead of being fearful, be brave. I once got tricked into taking magic mushrooms, and I loved it. I have not taken it since because I do not want it to become an escape.

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  20. The Psilosybin from magic mushrooms is helping those that suffer from Cluster Headaches (suicide headache) by microdosing with it. See Cluster Buster Website for more on this remedy. Perhaps its the dosage that makes a difference in resetting the brain. Interesting information it also seems a responsible site.

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  21. From the heady days of the late 60’s and early 70’s when psychedelics seemed more benign than later, my experiences were fairly gentle and pill dropping sessions well spaced (!) out. I had stopped by mid ‘74 when I started working with people with learning difficulties. You can’t really help people with an alternative reality if yours is neither here nor there!

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  22. A little tipple is nice, I don’t mind people drinking coffee or smoking cigarettes (away from me, tho, please). Mind-altering drugs are not a good idea because we need our minds, both in the moment and in the longer-term.

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  23. As someone who is more open than ever to trying these things, just for fun or perhaps because of ‘issues in my bones’, I really enjoyed this article and the responses. Everyone reacts differently and I suppose post event too. Thanks Robin for being so open and honest about your experience.

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  24. I had the opportunity to have a shroom “trip” with a friend during lock down. I hadn’t tripped since my teens, when it was a fairly common activity – so lets say a long time ago. This refresher was fun in its way, but it wasn’t a deep experience. People asked me what it was like. It was like I was on drugs. We could barely walk. We lost total sense of time and had to ask my husband to make us a pizza because I had a feeling we’d forget we put something in the oven, and I had a vague recollection that forgetting one’s cooking was maybe dangerous. Then I didn’t eat it. So that was dumb. The only realisation my friend and I had was that we were pretty privileged to spend an entire day totally legless and unable (nor required) to accomplish anything with a reasonable sober adult hanging around to make sure we didn’t hurt ourselves. I suppose finding out my husband is awesome is a good revelation! I’ve not had the desire to ever dose again. I think roller coasters, cold water swimming and foraging are all more fun and less time consuming than shrooms. And I’ve encountered deeper insights on Zoom calls.

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  25. I also agree with your take on this topic. I only know one person, who is Indigenous from Colombia, who uses psychedelics in ceremony to dive deeper into his consciousness and reflect, learn. It is part of his culture and he grew up around it. Everyone else I know, mostly Americans, who regularly participate in psychedelics and drug use seem to be avoiding their respective realities. Kicking the can. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this, I think it’s very important to hear. Cheers!

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  26. The mushrooms trips I had were alway done with the intention of healing in a safe setting. I have greatly benefited from them, first trip did more than over 10 years of therapy. I will always view the mushrooms as wise teaches. Perhaps they are not for everyone.

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  27. I really appreciate the honestly with your post and this is a subject I love talking about.
    I thin psychodelics are a difficult subject, they need to be used sparingly combined with nature, embrace it in that way.
    I think they can be very positive when taken sparingly, when you have issues that you cannot figure out in a sobre mind, I feel it opens avenues up/different perspectives that any other state of mind can do.
    But it does need to be treated as a risk, being with people you feel comfortable doing it with, know they will support you if things go wrong, being in a safe environment with lots of comfy thjhgs around you. I highly disagree with them being used as a ‘party drug’ and this is whne things can and mostly do go bad. But most people do not have this approach, it’s taken as if its a bag of coke or a a cheeky pill (even though md is classed as a pschodelic it’s different) which it most deffo is not!!
    I say they I think acid is very different from psilocybin. The effects I’m describing is from psilocybin and not LSD, acid is hard hitting and I think you can really see the difference in the trip and your mind with lsd and psilocybin.

    But people are people and will never utilise it this way. I hope your OK and thank you for sharing a slight part of your story 🙂

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  28. Oh Robin, yes. (and I understood the point of your essay) The social and environmental revolution and “turning of the tide” did not come about – those of us who have been activists all their adult lives have only managed to keep some damage at bay for about 40 years.

    People fooling themselves that their tripping was part of changing the consciousness of humanity has not brought connection to the earth or between her inhabitants. Thank you for taking the time to write about that.

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  29. Absolutely loved your rant, it’s great to have someone so Frank and open about the subject and their experience x.

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  30. Thank you for your direct and honest approach to this topic.

    Frankly, I’ve never seen the attraction being of the type who likes to enjoy the scents, pictures and textures nature has given us without having it all interfered with by dubious methods.

    I tried the ‘old wacky baccy’ enough times to count on my fingers, and I never saw its attraction. I’ve enough imagination without its or any other mind benders assistance.

    Nature truly does deliver, and meditation without interference is enhancing. So I suggest developing one’s imagination and getting help with any ‘difficult corners’ in one’s life.

    All the best in health, happiness and general wellbeing to all.

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  31. Hi Robin,

    So interesting to hear your perspective, since you have a lot of experience and angles to it.

    However, I am concerned with the nature of the reasoning here.

    If research on psychelics is proving their value, it’s not very helpful to use casual observations (eg “many people took acid and look where we are”) to counter act it. It takes years to fund this research to be reliable so we need to respect it and trust it, right?

    Is not the question “Can psychedelics save the world” too big to be useful? Too many other things going on?

    You’re also making big assumptions. People care more about the environment now than decades ago. And we also have more social rights. Are we in a darker place now than in the 60s? Come on, no way!

    You could also argue our behaviour threatening ecology started way earlier than the 60s. It would be more precise to say that psychelics failed to do enough. But then again, were they meant to in order to secure a place in our lives?

    Maybe the problem is those who thought acid in itself would save the world. I think we learnt that lesson, you’re right.

    But psychedelics, taken in the right way can help people be healthier. There seems to be little question about this.

    So it follows to reason more sensible consumption in the right context (from those who need it) could also help our society. It probably already is, in quiet ways.

    Much love and plants,
    Xabi

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  32. Over the years i have taken many mind altering substances, weed, psilocybin etc sometimes as medicine and sometimes for fun, both with desired results.
    Fir the past year however, I’ve been on an amazing journey with Amanita muscaria. She is the most healing substance on earth, most certainly spiritually. I don’t ‘trip out’, once dried she’s not poisonous as the Ibotenic acid is converted to Muscamol. She has healed wounds that go back to childhood trauma, I cannot completely explain here all the results of Amanita but she truly is an amazing substance. I make tincture and tea abd take regularly, mostly at bed time as she works best whilst sleeping. I’ve never slept so well and woken up so refreshed and healed with such an overall feeling of well being.

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  33. Thanks Robin, your post has come at the perfect time for me. I love foraging and had started to feel that I was missing out on not getting high on the plants, though I never really felt called to it. Your post has freed me from that and also validated my own amazing experiences of just being with the plants, when I have been completely sober and of clear mind. Really interesting to read everyone’s comments.

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  34. At 62 my only brush with drugs was recently taking some cannabis oil. It made me so relaxed that I giggled too much and piddled my pants! So not for me! I laugh a lot anyway but glad to say I have otherwise good bladder control! ???

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  35. Your posit is clearly true. The world as dominated by post-industrial capitalism has little desire, and currently little incentive, to change.

    The idea of psychedelic ‘highs’ , perhaps capturing the emotions of many, inevitably prove to be temporary.

    They may or may not lead to some questioning the way humans have come to dominate nature, but they won’t change a bloody thing.

    Apologies for the cynicism, but I’m only here because you give me something to cling on to. Please, pleeeez, keep it up..l

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