Do indigenous people have totally different trips to Westerners?

Jules Evans
11 min readApr 23, 2019

‘One bright May morning’ in 1953, Aldous Huxley swallowed 400mg of mescaline in a glass of water. It was given to him by the British psychiatrist Humphrey Osmond, who worried he might go down in history as the man who sent Aldous Huxley mad. But Huxley had a great time, and felt that the drug had given him the mystical experience he’d been seeking for the last 20 years. Huxley wrote about his experience in The Doors of Perception, with the excitement of an explorer discovering a new world. ‘How many philosophers, how many theologians, how many…