Everything you need to understand or teach The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley.
The Doors of Perception & Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley is a volume containing two essays on the subject of visionary experiences, transcendence, and truth. The work is philosophical in nature and presents many ideas that may seem controversial or difficult to understand. Huxley's experiences and opinions with the subject matter make him an informative author. The main themes of the book are transcendence, utility, thought, and self-awareness.
The first essay in this book, "The Doors of Perception," describes an experiment that the author enters into in 1953 to test the effects of mescalin (more commonly spelled mescaline, but mescalin is what Huxley uses throughout), the psychedelic ingredient in peyote. The essay explains how the author comes to be involved in the experiment and what happens while he is under the influence of the drug. Huxley also broadly explores why people take drugs, some of what they experience when...
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