Is Taking a Psychedelic
an Act of Sedition?
2002 issue of Tikkun Magazine has an interesting article by Charles
in which he explores cognitive liberty and psychedelics. His article
examines the multiplicity of possible individual and social contexts for
taking psychedelics, and some of the possible meanings of the act post 9/11.
The disturbances of
September 11 have sent us reeling, driving many to seek relief from
anxiety and depression through socially-sanctioned psychotropics such as
Prozac, Xanax, and alcohol. But some of the so-called psychedelic drugs
(cannabis, LSD, peyote, psilocybin, ayahuasca, and MDMA or Ecstasy),
targets of America's deeply misguided War on Drugs, could have a more
profound and healthful effect, if used responsibly. . . >>
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