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  • Psychedelic Drugs

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    Psychedelic drugs have been used by people around the globe for the last few decades. They’re known for their abilities to alter perception and invoke behavioral alterations in people who consume the drugs, such as psilocybin (magic mushrooms), DMT, and Lysergic acid diethylamide(LSD). In 1958 (Moore, Hatada, Dominos) it was found that when consumed by humans, N-N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), causes visuals that make up of colorful, luminous, rapid changing visual illusions and hallucinations. Ingestion

  • Psychedelic Music: Psychedelic Music

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    Psychedelic music is a style of music that emerges in the midst of psychedelic culture, which was essentially inspired by hallucinogens and psychedelic drugs. The genre developed around mid 1960s where it spread among folk and blues musician. It often applied new recording methods and effects and illustrated on non-western sources especially Indian music. The psychedelic scene usually consists of a swarm of hippies playing and enjoying music to heighten their lsd and hallucinatory trips. In the 1960s

  • The Psychedelic Era

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    The Psychedelic Era started in the 1960’s and went all the way to 1975. This movement not only influenced music and art but influenced a wide variety of things including pop culture, dress and wardrobe, language, literature and philosophy. The Psychedelic Era was mostly influenced by the drug culture, especially LSD, from the youth movements that were trying to create a society free from discrimination. After WWII, launched the “baby boom” where nearly 76 million babies were born in America between

  • Psychedelic Drugs : The Ethics Of Medicine

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    medical professionals and researchers have been attempting to utilize psychedelic drugs in psychological illnesses treatments. In many testing cases, these psychedelic drugs were having hallucination effects on the patients. For examples, psychedelic drugs such as LSD and methoxamine are capable of changing a person’s moods, feelings, or even behaviors in either positive or negative ways. However, after decades of restriction on psychedelic drugs in 1960s, hallucinogens have been researched constantly in

  • Psychedelic Drugs (aka Psychedelics) Essay

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    Psychedelic Drugs (aka Psychedelics) Introduction: Throughout human history people have sought experiences that somehow transcend every day life. Some sort of wisdom that might progress their knowledge of self and of the world that they live in. For some reason they believed that the tangible world just could not be all there is to life. Some believed in a greater force that controlled them, some believed of invisible beings that influenced their lives, some of an actual other world that paralleled

  • Classical Psychedelics And Dissociative Drugs

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    in seeing images, hearing sounds and feeling sensations that seem very real but do not exist, to hallucinogens as a better and summarized definition replacement (2016). True to some level, the two categories that make up hallucinogens, classical psychedelics and dissociative drugs, each specialize into specific psychological harm, which correspondingly, simplifies our broad description in what hallucinogens commonly cause. Once a classical hallucinogen, like LSD, psilocybin, and DMT, is taken and ingested

  • Psychedelic Musicians in Rock and Roll Essay

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    Psychedelic Musicians in Rock and Roll In 1967 the Beatles were in Abbey Road Studios putting the finishing touches on their album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. At one point Paul McCartney wandered down the corridor and heard what was then a new young band called Pink Floyd working on their hypnotic debut, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. He listened for a moment, then came rushing back. "Hey guys," he reputedly said, "There's a new band in there and they're gonna steal our thunder." With

  • Magic Mushrooms : A Psychedelic Drug

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    Hallucinogens, 2016) Magic mushrooms are commonly abused by millions of Americans. Mushrooms are sold illegally on the streets and kits can be found online to grow your own. (Illegal Drugs & Drug Information, 2009) Psilocybin (magic mushrooms) is a psychedelic drug that grows naturally across many climates excluding Antarctica. Psilocybin mushrooms look very normal and common but they produce greatly intense effects. (Hallucinogens, 2016)Magic mushrooms are mainly consumed by humans and do not contain

  • Psychedelic Drug Use Essay

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    Psychedelic drug use has been present in both traditions and used recreationally for millennia. Their use can be seen in all corners of the planet by many sects of religions and indigenous peoples. Reasons for usage vary from religious or medical purposes, hunting, war, and spirituality. The drug use was viewed with much less of a negative stigma than it is today. It wasn't until recently that the government cracked down on the use of psychedelic drugs. They placed many of the drugs into schedules

  • LSD and the Psychedelic Scene Essay

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    In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippies. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music. Many bands and artists such as The Beatles, The Byrds, Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, and Grateful Dead were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some great music. This decade was full of adventure, music, sex, drugs, and exploration