High Perspectives

Sebastian Marincolo's neurophilosophical essays on the mind-enhancing effects of the cannabis high.
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  • Henri Michaux and The Flying Carpet: Cannabis Explorations of an Unique Mind

    „Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.“ Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) He was admired by many of his contemporaries both for his poetry and writing as well…

  • Marijuana, Escapism, and Mind Traveling

    „Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.“ Thomas Wolfe We all need to escape from our daily routines once…

  • Quote: A Marijuana High Can Enhance Core Human Mental Abilities

    “A marijuana high can enhance core human mental abilities. It can help you to focus, to remember, to see new patterns, to imagine, to be creative, to introspect, to empathically understand others,…

  • What a High Can Do For Sex

    “If one wanted to depict the whole thing graphically, every episode, with its climax, would require a three-dimensional, or, rather, no model: every experience is unrepeatable. What makes lovemaking and reading resemble…

  • “War on Drugs” – Quote

    “There has never been a ‘war on drugs’! In our history we can only see an ongoing conflict amongst various drug users – and producers. In ancient Mexico the use of alcohol…

  • What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin

    New Book Release: “What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin” available now!

    “What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin” is available in e-stores now! You can order the print version here. Please share this post with whoever you think might be interested!  Reviews welcomed! What…

  • Legalization Quote

    “The legalization of marijuana is not a dangerous experiment – the prohibition is the experiment, and it has failed dramatically, with millions of victims all around the world.” Sebastian Marincolo

  • Insight Quote

    “The movie Koyaanisqatsi shows non-commented time-lapse footage and focuses our attention on the very rhythm of our civilized modern life and nature. A marijuana high can do something for a user similar…

  • GUINEA – A Guerrilla-Neurophilosophical Approach to High Science

    What is it like to be high? What is the positive potential of this altered state of consciousness for medical and inspirational uses? How exactly does marijuana enhance cognitive functions like our…

  • Carl Sagan

    Carl Sagan, Cannabis, and The Right Brain Hemisphere

    „What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates against the right hemisphere.“ Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913-1994), neuropsychologist and neurobiologist, known for his revolutionary studies of split brain patients   In…