Day: September 9, 2011

Moses high on more than Mount Sinai?

Moses Comes Down from Mount Sinai (Ex. 19:25,2...

 

 

“An Israeli psychologist is asking whether Moses may have been tripping when he saw God on Mount Sinai, suggesting that many of our traditional ideas about the Abrahamic God may have been inspired by hallucinogenic drugs.

Professor Benny Shannon’s apparently cites historical evidence that the religious ceremonies of the Israelites included hallucinogenic plants and further bases his speculation on his own experiences with the reportedly similar psychedelic plant ayahuasca.”  (via Mind Hacks).