I often wonder, given sufficient whisky and irony and time: Has there ever been a more delightfully inept, wince-inducing oxymoron in the tortured American lexicon than 'conservative Christian?'
I am almost completely serious.
The point of this post is not to promote the use of hallucinogens, but understanding the biological and psychological mechanisms by which psilocybin exerts its effects is important, as we may be able to simulate the effects using other methods.
I'm looking at you, Johns Hopkins University, for once again coming out with a timid little study reinforcing what everyone already knew. Once again, we find that magic mushrooms really are rather astonishing wonderfungi.
7. Take the time to look people in the eye, say hello, goodbye, ask "How are you" ; listen to their answer and ask a question. Remember how to communicate with people again on a human face-to-face basis.