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Psychedelic

psychedelic

1. Pertaining to a rather imprecise category of drugs with mainly central nervous system action, and with effects said to be the expansion or heightening of consciousness, e.g., lSD, hashish, mescaline.

2. A hallucinogenic substance, visual display, music, or other sensory stimulus having such action.

Origin: psyche-_ G. Deloo, to manifest


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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... Now, the chemical that is probably being released in plentiful is serotonin, which may give you the feeling of being under the influence of psychedelic drugs, however this usually is accompanied by high levels of energy, likewise for me. The reaction of sleepiness when produced with something ...

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by fastsandslash
Fri May 28, 2010 10:10 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Views: 139643

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... what they called "intelligent cause" and such a thing is represented in the 360 degree kaleidoscopic emergence making it all somewhat psychedelic looking. This forum's collective intelligence in one of the sections with the AFJ reflecting through the "levels" of intelligence ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sun May 24, 2009 6:45 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 534303

Psychedelics

... of such a creature in the moment of vulnerability. our brains however are massive in relation to all of our cousins. We can safely choose to enter psychedelic experience without having to worry about being devoured by predators. So this question has not really been answered, and i'd like to expound ...

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by foursixandtwo
Sat Jun 30, 2007 11:14 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Psychedelics
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

Psychedelics

Why do some plants and fungi produce psychedelic chemicals? I assume they're poisons, produced as a defense mechanism, but I'm not sure. Also, are we the only species that consumes them purposely?

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by thoughtudied999
Sun May 27, 2007 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Psychedelics
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

The Fiber Disease

... Tim Leary??? The juvenilization of brain circuits induced by weightlessness will produce a corresponding juvenilization of subjectivity. The psychedelic experience provides a preview of the de-conditioned, de-differentiated consciousness likely to characterize the juvenilized minds of extraterrestrials. ...

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by London
Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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