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TED should definitely have people speak about psychedelics

I know that I am not the first person to say this, but I feel that psychedelics are a pretty important issue. I don't know if it hasn't been discussed on here because of some social criteria, but isn't this site here to propose new ideas? If people don't agree with it then so be it although I would think many people on here would be interested in the idea. Psychedelic research has certainly fascinated me and I think it would fit perfectly on TED. Let me know what you think.


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  • Jun 5 2012: I understand exactly where you are coming from. I, too, ponder why we haven't explored the full potential of the psychedelic mind state. I always dabble in the thoughts of "Autism, Schizo, Bi-Polar, Addictions, Personal Growth, Creativity, Depression, Cancer...." I believe the "Higher-Ups" already know the benefits as well as use them for that reason... I'm not saying we have countries tripping face all the time.... but I do believe that DMT and LSD we're/are very important to some of those people... and keeping the public in the dark about it is clearly a ploy to keep the "consciousness power" to those... I don't believe in pure recreational fun use... but in the right mind set, mind setting, physical setting and surroundings, it can have trans-formative effects.

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