The Acid Test

Better Thinking Thrugh Chemistry at an Indiana Lab: “‘Tell me how, under what kind of philosophical basis, a hundred micrograms going into someone’s brain could permanently change the way they are,’ he asks. ‘Now it’s not true with everyone, obviously. But some people might have a religious revelation. It may change their life in some fundamental way. Maybe in a few people it precipitates a psychosis. But how could taking this thing make somebody think they had talked to God, or seen the Big Bang and watched the evolution of the cosmos? How can a chemical molecule do that?'” (The Village Voice)