Study suggests belief-changing psychedelic experiences tend to increase the attribution of consciousness to other beings

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… or the recognition of consciousness in other beings.


When I take mushrooms I feel how alive the Earth itself is. The dirt is alive. This universe is a being and we’re a quark on an electron in an atom


Can someone explain this in really dumb terms for those of us not so gifted in understanding it?


I talk to my cat, my chickens, the crow that visits my bird feeder, my plants ant even the earthworms. Those who don’t are the ones who are disconnected and weird.


Who was it who said “I used to be a libertarian, then I took LSD and realised other people have feelings”?