Saturday, October 1, 2011

They Can Make You Take This Nonsense Seriously

The latest news from psychedelic research (an apparent repeat from forty years ago) is that that they can make you more “open”:

In the test, 30 people had a mystical experience, as established by a set of psychological scales. On tests of major personality traits, their openness scores rose, suggesting a greater interest in imagination, aesthetics, feelings, ideas and values. The 22 patients who didn't have a mystical experience showed no change.

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