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"We live together, we act on, and react to, one another; but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves." p.12

"Half an hour after swallowing the drug I became aware of a slow dance of golden lights. A little later there were sumptuous red surfaces swelling and expanding from bright nodes of energy that vibrated with a continuously changing, patterned life." p.16

"For persons are selves and, in one respect at least, I was now a Not-self, simultaneously perceiving and being the Not-self of the things around me. To this new-born Not-self, the behavior, the appearance, the very thought of the self it had momentarily ceased to be, and of other selves, its one-time fellows, seemed not indeed distasteful...but enormously irrelevant" p.35

"Mescalin had endowed me temporarily with the power to see things with my eyes shut; but it could not, or at least on this...

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