The Doors of Perception, and Heaven and Hell Setting & Symbolism

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Mescalin

The hallucinogenic ingredient in peyote.

Peyote

A cactus plant used in many religious practices of Southwestern Native Americans.

Mind At Large

The theory that each individual has the ability to remember everything, but that the brain reduces what we need to know and remember for survival. The Mind At Large is the idea that we can remember everything.

World's Biggest Drug Store

Where Huxley and his companions go during their outing; where Huxley views the art books containing the works of Van Gogh and Botticelli.

Tibetan Book of the Dead

Book that describes many religious practices of the Buddhist religion.

Antipodes

The unexplored, distant areas of the human mind.

Old World of the mind

Huxley's term for the areas of the mind that are unexplored.

Hypnosis

Another way of achieving visionary experiences besides mescalin.

Other world

Where individuals are transported under the influence of mescalin or during...

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