The Joyous Cosmology: Adventures in the Chemistry of Consciousness

Alan Watts’ first-hand record of his experiences with LSD-25, mescaline, and psychedelic mushroom derivatives. With a foreword by Watts contemporaries and fellow consciousness explorers, Timothy Leary, Ph.D. and Richard Alpert, Ph.D. who were at the time of the book’s publication involved in the Center for Research in Personality at Harvard University, which reads in part: “Alan Watts spells out in eloquent detail his drug-induced visionary moments. He is, of course, attempting the impossible – to describe in words (which always lie) that which is beyond words. But how well he can do it!.”

Text: Watts Alan. pp. 94; BW ills.; paperback. Publisher: Vintage Books, New York, 1962.

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Alan Watts’ first-hand record of his experiences with LSD-25, mescaline, and psychedelic mushroom derivatives. With a foreword by Watts contemporaries and fellow consciousness explorers, Timothy Leary, Ph.D. and Richard Alpert, Ph.D. who were at the time of the book’s publication involved in the Center for Research in Personality at Harvard University, which reads in part: “Alan Watts spells out in eloquent detail his drug-induced visionary moments. He is, of course, attempting the impossible – to describe in words (which always lie) that which is beyond words. But how well he can do it!.”

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