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The book stated that the drug could be used to research the unconscious mind. The psychedelic proselytiser Timothy Leary was given the book by a colleague soon after returning from Mexico where he had first taken psilocybin mushrooms in the summer of Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience These included a symposium published in The Saturday Review magazine with the unlikely title of, Mescalin — An Answer to Cigarettesincluding contributions from Huxley; J.

As the descriptions of naturally occurring and drug-stimulated mystical experiences cannot be distinguished phenomenologically, Huston Smith regards Zaehner’s position in Mysticism Sacred and Profaneas a product of the conflict between science and religion — that religion tends to ignore the findings of science.

In the early s, when Huxley wrote his book, mescaline was still wayrnehmung as a research chemical rather than a drug and was listed in the Parke-Davis catalogue with no controls. And the things which had entirely filled my attention a,dous that first occasion, I now perceived to be temptations — temptations to escape from the central reality into a false, or at least imperfect and partial Nirvanas of beauty and mere knowledge.

Although he acknowledged the importance of The Doors of Perception as a alldous to people interested in religious experience, [64] he pointed out what he saw as inconsistencies and self-contradictions. The appendices to Mysticism Sacred and Profane include three accounts of mescaline experiences, including those of Zaehner himself. The psychiatrist had misgivings about giving the drug to Huxley, and wrote, “I did not relish the possibility, however remote, of being the man who drove Aldous Huxley mad,” but instead found him an ideal subject.


The Doors pflrten a quiet book. Huxley speculates that schizophrenia is the inability to escape from this reality into the world of common sense and thus help would be essential. Mescaline has the advantage of not provoking violence in takers, but its effects last an inconveniently long time and some users can have negative reactions. Acknowledging that personality, preparation and environment all play a role in the effects of the wahrnejmung, Huston Smith draws attention to evidence that suggests that a religious outcome of huxpey experience may not be restricted to one of Huxley’s temperament.

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Tor Norretranders on the bandwidth of consciousness Amazon Restaurants Wahrneumung delivery from local restaurants. Toned and spotted text block edges with black remainder mark on lower edges; wear to cover edges and corners. The book finishes with Huxley’s final reflections on the meaning of his experience. Ideally, self-transcendence would be found in religion, but Huxley feels that it is unlikely that this will ever happen. PhilosophicallyBuber believed the drug experiences to be holidays “from the person participating in the community of logos and cosmos—holidays from the very uncomfortable reminder to verify oneself as such a person.

Huxlej Designer Fashion Brands. To which his colleague, Professor Priceretorts in effect, ‘Speak for yourself! For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern. La Barre noted that the Indian users of the cactus took it to obtain visions for prophecy, healing and inner strength.

Huxley had used Blake’s metaphor in The Doors of Perception while discussing the paintings of Vermeer and the Nain brothers, and previously in The Perennial Philosophyonce in relation to the use of mortification as a means to remove persistent spiritual myopia and secondly to refer to the absence of separation in spiritual vision.


Mescaline is the principal active psychedelic agent of the peyote and San Pedro cacti, which have been used in Native American religious ceremonies for thousands of years. There he considered a variety of paintings in art books.


This article is about the book by Aldous Huxley. A study of Aldous Huxleyp. Views Read Edit View history. Help New search Author finder. These included mescaline, which he showed through a combination of animal and self-experiments was the compound responsible for the psychoactive properties of the plant.

Horowitz, Juxley and Palmer, Cynthia Moksha: I was this fact; or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that this fact occupied the place where I had been.

He writes that he was transported into a world of farcical meaninglessness and notes that the experience was interesting and funny, but not religious.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Osmond arrived at Huxley’s house in West Hollywood on Sunday, 3 Mayand recorded his impressions of the famous author as a tolerant and kind man, although he had expected otherwise. After returning home to listen to music, eat, and walk in the garden, a friend drove the threesome to the hills overlooking the city.

Libreria Naturalistica snc Professional seller. Osmond’s paper set out results from his research into schizophrenia using mescaline that he had been undertaking with colleagues, doctors Wahrjehmung Hoffer and John Smythies.

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