In our MK Ultra episode we covered heavily the topic of LSD and other psychoactive substances. It’s a thorny issue and one which meets with a lot of vitriol from the anti-narcotic community and the mainstream media.
It seems, generally, the goal with the information and discussions on the subject of psychotropics is to:
– demonize the substances and their side-effects
– and to ignore in entirety the subject of expanding ones consciousness.
As marijuana decriminalization and legal distribution become more prevalent around the world the attention of psychoactive substances becomes greater everyday. The sad truth is the mainstream societal discourse of mind expansion and greater understanding of other states of being is hugely unexplored. It is however mostly reactionary and dismissive.
So with that in mind, and with the goal of legitimizing the subject as much as we can, we thought we’d bring you some famous and decorated people who have all been advocates of LSD use and have attributed some of their successes to expanding their consciousness. Here’s WatchMojo’s video list of their 10 most famous LSD users, some big hitters like John Lennon and Steve Jobs feature.
And here’s 10 glorious quotes on the subject of… you’ve guessed it… LSD!
We’ll be listening to some Bill Hicks tonight after reading this.
Drop. Drop now. But only if you want to…