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Re: Lack of.../introduction

Brian Sandle (
Mon, 19 Aug 1996 00:04:27 +1200 (NZST)

Date: Mon, 19 Aug 1996 00:04:27 +1200 (NZST)
From: Brian Sandle <>
Subject: Re: Lack of.../introduction
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On Sun, 18 Aug 1996, James Arnold wrote:

> Time to "come out" I guess. I've been peering through the cracks at you guys
> for a few weeks so now I become the watched, not the watcher.
> I have little hard scientific knowledge to bring to the list, other than my
> personal experience, but it's an intriguing topic and I hope I can contribute a
> little something. I'm barely out of school but I know which way is up, and I'm
> faintly related to Aldous Huxley which has to be a good thing.
> One thing bothers me though (and if this has been discussed previously forgive
> me - I missed some mail); would it be morally correct to send someone to The
> Next Place if they're on a bad trip? I appreciate you're trying to make the
> event as peaceful and tranquil as possible, but the patient may find doubts
> surfacing as a result of whatever drug they have taken. Dying in a state of
> intense paranoia won't appeal to everyone... And then I see everyone
> suggesting drugs which eliminate (for example) the paranoic side effects of
> another drug, but which needs a dose of something else to counter-act the
> drooling and convulsions *it* causes etc... Does anyone know what effect all
> these drugs have when combined? Wouldn't it be better just to let them die
> naturally instead of designing a psychedelic cocktail to tailor to their
> personality and state of health?
> Laters...

My posts evoke paranoia.

Your post made me brainstorm about: raynor johnson - watcher on the hills:
the watchers: colin wilson - faculty x <> pot smokers' togetherness:
sacred mushroom and the cross: r c zaehner - drugs mysticism & make believe:

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