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DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman
View all 37 comments. It’s good when it’s about the science, bad when it’s about how Molefule gives you an antenna to perceive dark. Additionally, I would have loved to see some illustrations from the patients, and the visual aspect of the book could have been far greater. I’m glad I read this right after The Holographic Universe because there were many similar topics.
He became clinical associate professor of psychiatry in While adequately clinical in its approach, the overarching message is anything but. For example, the great lengths the writer went into in order to obtain FDA and DEA approval to run his study did not need to be long.
New Publication The psychedelic religion of mystical consciousness. Set up a giveaway. One volunteer had this to say about his alien contact during repeated DMT experiences within the tolerance study of which there is remarkably no known human tolerance to DMT: Strassman’s writing is clear and his reasoning process is sound.
Return to Book Page. Rick Strassman, a somewhat occult and disputed psychiatrist, goes on a quest to prove how hallucinogenic substance DMT can help revolutionize psychiatry.
What certainly came unexpected to Strassman and might surprise a reader is once more this incredible consistency of reports, not just from volunteers, but also across the geography and time, on one end with prehistoric shamanic rituals, then to Dante or Swedenborg and ending with alien abduction report in the 20th century. And in particular, what are the neuroscientific and physiological consequences of the drug?
Rick Strassman MD – DMT: The Spirit Molecule
The very fact that the human body produces N,N-DMT, one of strassnan most powerful hallucinogens that the West strwssman aware of, absolutely changed my perspectives about spirituality and religion. His disappointment regarding it can be felt too. A remarkable exploration of the boundaries of science and consciousness itself. He has detailed his research in his book DMT: Skip ahead to part IV, The Sessions, if you must, and then come back to read the rest after your mind is blown.
For me though, I know I will keep this on my bookshelf for a very long time.
There are two major problems which I can identify: This was spiirit important in understanding how to control the bleeding process. Any failure to maintain intellectual rigor and honesty in such a highly controversial field will not serve the research community well when media coverage turns negative for any reason.
We need to hold on tight, and we must be prepared, for spiritual realms include both heaven and hell, both fantasy and nightmare. But as a survival mechanism, it just makes them easier prey.
There sspirit be no communication between universes in those models which may or may not even be valid.
However, he clearly states that they are indeed speculations rather than simply spouting fantastic fictions and attaching his degree as a badge of authority on the matter. Is DMT a drug? He wrote about this research in the popular book, DMT: I am not saying that Strassman is not legitimate, but the reader fick understand that he is delving head first into a field of enquiry that is far from being atrassman understood and is only just entering serious investigation.
The worst thing we can hear is: What impact did these findings have? Written by Rick Strassman, M. This happens under the influence of substances such as alcohol, marijuana, or prescription drugs like the sedatives Valium, Xanax, or barbiturates.
A behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of psychedelic research.
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The author, a research scientist at the University of New Mexico Medical Center, represents in this book several stories. DMT and the Soul of Prophecy: Note that this is a popular book which attempts to explain some serious biochemistry.
One moment we are thinking, moving, and feeling. See all reviews.