Heaven and hell are closer than we think
Richard Saville-Smith asks if psychedelic and religious studies have suppressed the madness of mystical experience in their eagerness to get mainstream acceptance.
‘Suddenly I had an inkling of what it must feel like to be mad’ - Aldous Huxley, Doors of Perception
This is a guest-post from Richard Saville-Smith.
Why are we always preoccupied with the pathological, the negative? Is health only the lack of sickness? Is good merely the absence of evil? Is pathology the only yardstick? These are the rhetorical question…
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