A new generation of researchers is heading into the weird world of psychedelic drugs.
November 2, 2012
My first column for the new (and very interesting) Aeon Magazine website. Read it here.
“By tracking the emerging contests over the meaning of ‘psychedelics’, we can glimpse tectonic shifts in the meaning of ‘us’ — particularly, the question of whether there is any room for sacred forces in the increasingly dominant neurological portrait of the human being.”