Inside LSD

Could LSD be the next drug in your doctor’s arsenal? New experiments have a few researchers believing that this trippy drug could become a pharmaceutical of the future.

Outlawed in 1970, the street drug developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius or a descent into madness.

Now science is taking a fresh look into this psychedelic world, including the first human LSD trials in more than 35 years.

LSD’s inventor Albert Hofmann called it medicine for the soul. The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments exploited its hallucinogenic powers.

Can it possibly enhance our brain power, expand our creativity, or cure diseases?

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  • Anonymous

    Ever been in a swimming pool on acid? It’s pretty awesome. 😀

  • Anonymous

    Ever been in a swimming pool on acid? It’s pretty awesome. 😀

  • Anonymous

    Ever been in a swimming pool on acid? It’s pretty awesome. 😀

    • David Schardin

      Ever bee in a swimming pool of acid? It’s pretty awesome. 😀

      • Peter256

        I tried to learn how to juggle for about 20 years but I could just never do it.

        I took Acid and low and behold I learnt how to do it in about ten minutes.
        Apart from the phenomenal restructuring of the brains juggling synapses I also learnt a lot about myself and felt that I’d gained very much from the experience. Be warned though , always do it in the company of good friends in a safe environment…Somewhere amongst the tress far far away form people always works well for me.Peace.

      • Peter256

        I tried to learn how to juggle for about 20 years but I could just never do it.

        I took Acid and low and behold I learnt how to do it in about ten minutes.
        Apart from the phenomenal restructuring of the brains juggling synapses I also learnt a lot about myself and felt that I’d gained very much from the experience. Be warned though , always do it in the company of good friends in a safe environment…Somewhere amongst the tress far far away form people always works well for me.Peace.

  • Anonymous

    I love it when the soldiers start tripping :)

  • Anonymous

    I love it when the soldiers start tripping :)

  • EbolaMonkey

    Hmmm so 25micrograms dosage for a average human being. Lets say 180#. Now, they are giving a dosage of over 6 hits (for an average human) 180# to a 3 # rat. Thats what somewhere between 200 to 250 hits of acid for an average human. EVERY OTHER DAY?!? FOR WEEKS AT A TIME. No wonder they became schizophrenic, if it was caffeine they would probably be DEAD.
    I also wonder why they didn’t tell the public that Bill Wilson (the founder of AA) used LSD in the late 50s. 
    I do like Hoffman’s quote at the end of the documentary. I have done acid (I don’t use it anymore) and most of the people I know who have used it do talk about the spiritual awakening during its use.

  • Star7

    What kind of sick fucks inject rats with drugs to give them psychosis? Disgusting.

    • JJAy

      lol

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6IFSRYOXCAVTEOHRDBF3Y3AUJM Alex

      dude, in comparison to all of the other jobs those rats could have had, I’d say LSD test subject isn’t half bad. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6IFSRYOXCAVTEOHRDBF3Y3AUJM Alex

      dude, in comparison to all of the other jobs those rats could have had, I’d say LSD test subject isn’t half bad. 

  • Star7

    What kind of sick fucks inject rats with drugs to give them psychosis? Disgusting.

  • Gabriel

    I CAN FEEL PATTERNS AND DO TRICKS

  • Petersl20069

    As a cluster headache sufferer, this is pure magic!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    Having taken LSD on several occasions both alone and with people, i firmly believe its something to be tried, it alters your perception in such a way that it makes you think about everything in a completely new light,..you do NOT see things like pink elephants and other apparitions, under the right circumstances, in a safe place, with a good mood, and people you trust, this drug opens a gateway into a whole other realm of thought and conciousness, it should not be put on a pedestal with heroin and crack, and cocaine.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    Having taken LSD on several occasions both alone and with people, i firmly believe its something to be tried, it alters your perception in such a way that it makes you think about everything in a completely new light,..you do NOT see things like pink elephants and other apparitions, under the right circumstances, in a safe place, with a good mood, and people you trust, this drug opens a gateway into a whole other realm of thought and conciousness, it should not be put on a pedestal with heroin and crack, and cocaine.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    Having taken LSD on several occasions both alone and with people, i firmly believe its something to be tried, it alters your perception in such a way that it makes you think about everything in a completely new light,..you do NOT see things like pink elephants and other apparitions, under the right circumstances, in a safe place, with a good mood, and people you trust, this drug opens a gateway into a whole other realm of thought and conciousness, it should not be put on a pedestal with heroin and crack, and cocaine.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    Having taken LSD on several occasions both alone and with people, i firmly believe its something to be tried, it alters your perception in such a way that it makes you think about everything in a completely new light,..you do NOT see things like pink elephants and other apparitions, under the right circumstances, in a safe place, with a good mood, and people you trust, this drug opens a gateway into a whole other realm of thought and conciousness, it should not be put on a pedestal with heroin and crack, and cocaine.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jaymes420 Jaymes Moynihan

    Having taken LSD on several occasions both alone and with people, i firmly believe its something to be tried, it alters your perception in such a way that it makes you think about everything in a completely new light,..you do NOT see things like pink elephants and other apparitions, under the right circumstances, in a safe place, with a good mood, and people you trust, this drug opens a gateway into a whole other realm of thought and conciousness, it should not be put on a pedestal with heroin and crack, and cocaine.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Glomski/1624691757 Mark Glomski

    Where can I get some?

  • Tabitha

    I wonder what they have cut out of this movie, the audio cuts out twice that i noticed towards the end.
    Give it a try 😉

  • http://hyungnam.blogspot.kr/2013/06/web-design-tools-avatar-signature_63.html Hyungnam Gu

    “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is a song written primarily by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney, for the Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Lennon’s son Julian inspired the song with a nursery school drawing he called “Lucy—in the sky with diamonds”. Shortly after the song’s release, speculation arose that the first letter of each of the title nouns intentionally spelled LSD. Lennon consistently denied this insisting the song was inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland books, a claim repeatedly confirmed by Paul McCartney.