Despite being prohibited in the U.S. for nigh on half a century now – psychedelics are making a comeback.
Researchers are studying their use in the treatment of psychological disorders – microdosing LSD has become an abiding phenomenon and there’s even a move to legalize magic mushrooms afoot in California.
Still because of their prohibited status – research on the benefits of psychedelics is in its infancy.
But not everyone feels the need to wait for clinical trials and peer-reviewed studies before jumping on the psychedelic bandwagon.
The serious ponderers over at Big Think have been thoughtful enough to put together the following list of philosophers and scientists who tried psychedelics and pronounced them worthwhile.