The dictatorship of the imaginal realms – lessons from psychedelic literature
Today, the medicalisation of hallucinogens is once again on the rise. While this is an important and vital step in creating both an atmosphere of acceptance in the public mind and their utilisation in the psychiatric sphere, it should not be seen as an end in itself.
The central lesson of psychedelic literature is that, in LSD, you will find what you’re looking for; to have the outcomes dictated by a centralised medical dogma is to limit the potentiality of the drug and dictate the capacity of the individual to regard their own experiences as personal and non-pathological; to restrict their theatre of play.
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The Dictatorship of the Imaginal Realms – Lessons from psychedelic literature
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