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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Marijuana and the Enhancement of Episodic Memory

    „A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss.“ Gustave Flaubert, French writer (1821-1880)   Our memory is simply amazing. We can store information about thousands of situations…

  • Norbert Wiener

    Marijuana, Dopes, and Cognitive Enhancements

    When genius mathematician and originator of cybernetics Norbert Wiener moved with his family from Cambridge to Newton, his wife organized the move and let Wiener concentrate on his work as a professor…

  • William Butler Yeats

    Marijuana and Creativity – A Love Story

    “O! For a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.” William Shakespeare (1564-1616) In a good relationship, a loving partner can inspire you and help your creative output…

  • Vipers, Muggles, and The Evolution of Jazz

    “I’m the king of everything Got to get high before I sing Sky is high, everybody’s high If you’re a viper…” ‘Viper’s Drag’ (1934), by Fats Waller   Without doubt the history…

  • Nightmare Prohibition. Why the Prohibition Against Marijuana Has to End

    Watanuga Lahele is radiating. His glassy eyes peep out under a large, conical straw hat, his movements slightly erratic. He has been chewing on a dark-greenish kalangi root and the drug tetralin…

  • Addiction and Marijuana

    They really make me nervous sometimes. And they seem to be everywhere. Frantically, they move around in circles, slaves to implemented passions – addicts, manipulated, betrayed, and in self-denial. At six in…