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what we are supposed to be....

"It gave me an inner joy, an open mindedness....... a gratefulness........ open eyes and an internal sensitivity for the miracles of creation. .....I think in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance LSD. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be."

-Dr Albert Hofmann, part of a speech given by him on his 100th birthday

Today marks the 70th anniversary that chemist extraordinaire Dr. Hofmann - on a hunch! - synthesized LSD 25 at Sandoz Laboratories for the second time in human history and accidentally absorbed an amount small enough to produce a couple hours of effects, which led him to intentionally take 250 mcg. 3 days later and take his famous bicycle ride home. "Thank you" seems so shallow......

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prima facie

'Anyone who can handle a needle convincingly can make us see a thread which is not there.'

- Ernst Gombrich

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"I thank my God upon
every remembrance of
you."

-Philippians 1:3

(Who's on your list?)

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"The instrument is the man,
and he... the music.

Like rain you cannot return
to the sky."

Signed with the kiss of friendship,
-sherbear, xo

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My brethen, count it
all joy when you fall into
various trials.
Knowing that the testing
of your faith produces
patience.
But let patience have
its perfect work that you
may be perfect and complete,
lacking nothing.

-James, a bondservant

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"A good friend is good medicine."

-many

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"It is a mark of an educated mind
to be able to entertain a thought
without accepting it."

-Aristotle

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politics 101...

"Propaganda works best when those who are being manipulated are confident that they are acting on their own free will."

- Dr. Joseph Goebbels, Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany, 1933 - 1945

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George Carlin

An interesting, irreverent wit who almost drove himself over the edge. Owed a lot to Lenny Bruce...

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and then there's George's theory of war....

"War is nothing more than old men standing in fields and waving their pricks at one another. It all boils down to this: men are insecure about the size of their dicks so they have to kill one another over the idea. That's what all of that male posturing, macho, asshole, jock-bullshit is all about........dick fear. .....You don't have to be a historian or political scientist to see the bigger dick-foreign policy theory at work...What? They have bigger dicks? Bomb them!! And of course all of the bombs and the rockets and the bullets are all shaped like dicks. It's a subconscious need to project the penis into other people's affairs. It's called fucking with people!!"

-George Carlin

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