Thursday, July 13, 2006

Better later than never...

It looks like, at last, scientific official researchers are coming to the same conclusions the psychedelic community got some 40 years ago (which is ages ago).
"Using unusually rigorous scientific conditions and measures, Johns Hopkins researchers have shown that the active agent in "sacred mushrooms" can induce mystical/spiritual experiences descriptively identical to spontaneous ones people have reported for centuries..."

For a link to the full article and to reference papers go here (and while you are at it, make sure to subscibe to the matrixmasters podcasts):

Scientists Show Hallucinogen in Mushrooms Creates Universal Mystical experience

Now, if you are a psychedelic head, chances are these documents will tell you pretty "old news". But they surely help the public opinion to recognise the importance of sacred medicins, and this is good news!