Friday, September 16, 2016

Fake Religion

AnnAlthouse links to an article (and no I won't post that link) about the latest yuppie craze for taking a mild hallucinogen from the Amazon that makes you vomit.

Isn't this cultural appropriation?

By severing the drug taking from the discipline of traditional ceremonies, traditional religious beliefs that are behind the ritual, and from the community, and pushing it as a way to egotistical self knowledge and power, you are more likely to become delusional and to resurrect the "demons of the id" than actually find the deity.

Leslie Nielsen call your office.

longer musing at my bitchblog.

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