By Paul Krassner
A enjoyable and interesting selection of actual tales through actual trippers. jogged my memory of many related studies. I completely loved this publication.
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The Wise Old Owl: Your Honor, they were at the meeting. He has just stated they were at the meeting. I am asking him to identify them. Elmer Fudd: He hasn't been identifying them. They stood up when their names were mentioned. He hasn't gone down there and identified them. Alice in Wonderland: Do you want me to go down there and identify them? Elmer Fudd: No, I don't want you to do anything but to answer questions properly. The Wise Old Owl: Your Honor, I am going to object to his not being able to identify these two women.
They were trying to convince him that marijuana had a long and glorious history, in medicine and in spirituality, and they had found it of great use in their graduate work, also for their spiritual development. Tim was extremely skeptical, and they were trying to bring him around. " So he came late to marijuana in terms of his drug history. This was _after_ the LSD experiments at Harvard, long before Millbrook [Leary's acid research center in upstate New York]. During the Millbrook days, I got up there to see Tim several times.
How could that literary absurdity, that Mersault, open fire just because he had bad sunburn? Am I getting fried? Leary's beaming face is just like the sun and its white sand. Not gray Coney Islandish sand, but snow white, and when you lie face down, acid Algerian sand has waves like the ocean. The sky is filled with green rubies, sweet blue flashes and bending space. The Russian tourists have bellies without coding. Smooth. Harmless bodies with nothing to say. All they can do is pound the ball over the net and pretend they don't see Leary standing on his head.