John Perry Barlow: Liberty and LSD:
Over the last 25 years, I’ve watched a lot of Dead Heads, Buddhists, and other freethinkers do acid. I’ve taken it myself. I still do occasionally, in a ritual sort of way. On the basis of their experience and my own, I know that the public terror of LSD is based more on media propagated superstition than familiarity with its effects on the real world.
I know this, and, like most others who know it, I have kept quiet about it. Journal of Cognitive Liberties