Albert Hofmann: “A New Eleusis”

8 01 2009

Albert Hofmann, the Swiss chemist who was first to synthesise LSD and the first to taste its awesome power, died in April last year at the grand age of 102. Twelve years earlier, I was fortunate enough to have dinner with the grand old man; we talked about many things, but his vision of the need for a new Eleusis for the 21st century shone out the most brightly. But what was Eleusis?

~Highly recommended, brief article by by Paul Devereux.

Read —->   A New Eleusis: The Long Trip Isn’t Over Yet


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12 03 2009
Sariah Petty

It makes me think of what Mark Twain said – “In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?”

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