Re: Risk, Reward, and Human Enhancement

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2008 - 06:23:11 MST

On 04/01/2008, Robin Gane-McCalla <> wrote:

> Does anybody think that psychedelics might be the drug that acts
> randomly upon intelligence, either increasing it or decreasing it?
> Some people go crazy and others have great insights.

I know it is sometimes claimed that psychedelics provide artistic
inspiration, but I am not aware of any claims that they have brought
about significant scientific insights. I'd be happy to be contradicted
if anyone knows of any trippy science stories.

Stathis Papaioannou

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