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  • The book he wrote about his experiences with mescaline, The Doors of Perception, influenced a young man named Jim Morrison and his friends, and they named the band they formed The Doors. (sparknotes.com)
  • An alternative production method which removes the need to obtain the illegal compound mescaline as an isolated precursor can be achieved via a one-pot reaction utilizing 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenylacetonitrile with Lithium Aluminium Hydride as a reducing agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is therefore not scheduled at the federal level in the United States, but it is possible that NBOMe-mescaline could legally be considered an analog of mescaline, and therefore sales or possession could potentially be prosecuted under the Federal Analogue Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • PMID 26318099 doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.08.034 25B-NB (n-Benzyl-2C-B) @ BlueLight.org Cayman Chemical's Mescaline NBOMe HCl MSDS The Big & Dandy NBOMe-Mescaline Thread @ BlueLight.org UN International Drug Control Conventions §1308.11 Schedule I. Erowid Analog Law Vault : Federal Controlled Substance Analogue Act Summary "The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Ketamine etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even if mental hospital inmates were producing DMT or mescaline, or some analog of these drugs, in their brains, it could not possibly account for their condition anyway. (academyanalyticarts.org)
  • You will need about 350mg Mescaline for a trip. (shroomery.org)
  • My first trip down the rabbit hole: It was purple mescaline, as I recall. (strike-the-root.com)
  • Psychedelic Revolutionaries: LSD and the Birth of Hallucinogenic Research (out now via University of Regina Press) is a gripping head-trip of a read regarding a team of brain-blazing scientists in Saskatchewan, Canada who were early pioneers in the study of acid, mescaline, and other mind-expanding substances during the 1950s and '60s. (merryjane.com)
  • To be as authentic as possible, the actors didn't have to worry about simulating taking the substance-otherwise known as acting-because the scene involved was accomplished by recording the cast taking part in a real mescaline trip. (listverse.com)
  • The six points of difference that Klüver recorded were visual agnosia, an increased tendency to explore items by mouth, hypermetamorphosis, dampening of emotional expression, altered sexual behavior and differences in diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • The minor key, high-end melodies and swirling instrumental interjections washed in mescaline majesty really hits a similar and powerful emotional response that Remains of the Day coughed up with a gallon of blood on their criminally underrated swansong Hanging on Rebellion . (teethofthedivine.com)
  • Disease, mescaline, emotional shock, aesthetic experience and mystical enlightenment have the power, each in its own way and to varying degrees, to inhibit the functions of the normal self and its ordinary brain activity, thus permitting the 'other world' to rise into consciousness. (blogspot.com)
  • In a letter dated April 10th, 1953 to Humphry Osmond (the psychiatrist who would soon give him his first dose of mescaline), Aldous cited Bergson's conception of how the human brain processes our experience of the world around us. (blogspot.com)
  • The effective dose for mescaline is 200-500 mg , equivalent to about 5 g of dried peyote. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Of course, for every investigator who holds this rather unscientific point of view, there is another who points out that such testimonials are, after all, generated by people on drugs . (maisonneuve.org)
  • In consequence one is the less disposed to reject as unscientific the idea that the critical point of planetary Reflection, the fruit of socialization, far from being a mere spark in the darkness, represents our passage, by Translation or dematerialization, to another sphere of the Universe: not an ending of the ultra-human but its accession to some sort of trans-humanity at the ultimate heart of things. (euvolution.com)
  • Some generations earlier, Dominican mystic Meister Eckhart (1260 - 1328) similarly utilized a kind of "negative theology" to point towards the inadequacy of human language and perception in capturing the fullness of mystical experience: "There is no knowing what God is" (Steere, pp. 143 - 144). (encyclopedia.com)
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  • It was at this point that we found a small crevice where at least one of us could lay down, legs outstretched to smoke DMT. (erowid.org)
  • At one point, someone found a " pink spot" present in chromatograms of the urine of mental hospital inmates that was not seen in the general population, and the frenzy reached even greater heights. (academyanalyticarts.org)
  • Krebs and Johansen, however, point to studies that have found symptoms of HPPD in people who have never used psychedelics5. (cannabisculture.com)
  • Many have found use in traditional or modern medicine, or as starting points for drug discovery. (scribd.com)
  • When Michael Cera isn't playing that awkward kid who wants to share lo-fi band mixtapes with the girl he loves, he can be found slowly suffocating in a tent as part of a ritualistic ceremony with Chilean natives or tripping out on mescaline with the cast of his latest movie. (listverse.com)
  • Whether they saw their actions as a form of therapy to treat mental health issues or religious exercise was beside the point. (bmj.com)
  • Entropy is a powerful explanatory tool for cognitive neuroscience since it provides a quantitative index of a dynamic system's randomness or disorder while simultaneously describing its informational character, i.e., our uncertainty about the system's state if we were to sample it at any given time-point. (frontiersin.org)
  • After J.P. Morgan's cousin fails to leave him a tip for the fifth day in a row, Mescaline makes a "hangman" collage from leftover tickertape and horse glue, convinces Morgan's doorman to let him in the penthouse, and scares the sucker fully to death. (3ammagazine.com)
  • Explaining how the glaciers in the area are retreating, the researchers tell how " Akademik Keldysh " sailed to the point in Blagopoluchiye Bay where the Vershinsky glacier in 2014 ended in the sea. (peakoil.com)
  • However, researchers point out that 65% of the calls were received in the final two years of the study, 2016 and 2017. (orchidrecoverycenter.com)
  • Ira pushed the point by reminding everyone that all during the time that Holly's body was "supposedly" stuffed in his closet, he was entertaining friends, women, and so forth. (cassiopaea.org)
  • My point in this post is that all of those occur while we're alive, experiencing this world bodily, through a physical brain, which is subject to confusion. (blogs.com)