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Do psychedelics have religious implications?

Bucke (R. M.) Memorial Society.

Do psychedelics have religious implications?

proceedings of the third annual conference, October 14-15, 1967, Notre Dame Retreat House, Pierrefonds, Quebec

by Bucke (R. M.) Memorial Society.

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Published by R. M. Bucke Memorial Society in [Montreal] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by D. H. Salman and R. H. Prince.
    ContributionsSalman, D. H., Prince, Raymond
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.D7 B83 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 81 leaves ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4929858M
    LC Control Number76356520


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Based on nearly three decades of legal research with volunteers, William A. Richards argues that, if used responsibly and legally, psychedelics have the potential to assuage suffering and constructively. Psychedelics and the religious experience. Psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD are being researched again after a year hiatus, and the results are promising, from both a scientific and spiritual perspective.

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The Psychedelics and Religion. Walter Houston CLARK ( – ) [from: Psychedelics, (eds.) B. Aaronson & H. Osmond, ] The recent discovery of the religious properties of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is not such a wholly new phenomenon as some people seem to believe.

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