Psychedelic Advocates take their case for freedom of consciousness to the United Nations (UNGASS 2016)
Led by Psymposia and the Psychedelic Society of Brooklyn (one of at least 50 city-based such societies around the world), they took on the question of why use, support, or call for the legalization of the consciousness-changing drugs by providing their own answers under the format of “Psychedelics Because…”
Earlier this month, scientists examined the brains of people on acid using cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques to show exactly what LSD does in the human brain. And further research on LSD and other psychedelics for therapeutic purposes is ongoing. But the people in the plaza on Tuesday were, for the most part, not scientists and researchers but enthusiasts and psychedelic explorers.
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Psychedelic Advocates take their case for freedom of consciousness to the U.N.
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