Alan Watts ~ Why Society Fears Psychedelic Drugs

Alan Watts ~ Why Society Fears Psychedelic Drugs

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    game walkthrough

    the more enlighten i become the more of a druggie burn out that was unhappy Alan seemed. you do not need drugs to do what he is talking about. i tripped so damn hard last night with binary beats and stop caring about everything.

    just stop thinking but you can not think of stop thinking because you are thinking about trying to stop thinking. you have to know everything is you there is no death. you are the one.

    once you do you will be able to stop thinking. binay beats are very importain. tons on youtube just find one that helps you trip out the most. drugs are stupid and just damage your body. not a very smart thing to do and damage your own body.

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    Jay Rich

    i can hear somebody writing during the video

    which makes me think..to record the sound waves of writing. show it the answer's..and bam, you can tell what somebody has writen by the sound it makes

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    Will Hall

    Watts is a bit off in his LSD risk discussion – the cat experiment isn't credible in the results he claims, and substances measured in micrograms on blotter etc can't be readily mistaken for substances that are psychoactive at the milligram quantity such as amphetamine or heroin. (Drugs are of course often claimed to be what they aren't, especially under prohibition.)

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    John Byrne

    Can u imagine what alan whatts would say about todays society? How times have changed for the worst since his death.
    Hallucinogenics are a fret to the whole way of society in the respects to cohersion and conformity of the masses.
    If made accessible to the masses we could not be controlled by the powers that be, who want to maintain us like cattle.
    Each and every individual need to experience an 'awakening' eitheir in the form of the self stepping away from the herd or if not then hallucengens need to be made accsessibe to those people who want to take them but are being denied this substance which is their birthright.
    Alan new quite well what he was talking about on this subject.

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    mark p

    How timely again this wonderful message learn nothing take it easy but take it. Leave the useless religion get with the kindness of the earth.

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    mark p

    What? America not learning from its mistakes? No we are never wrong. Nope. Or at least we won't admit it… Lets make a good change ok?

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    Mims Zanadunstedt

    I like psychoanalysis somewhat, not a freudian way tho, just understanding ppl.
    Heck if anything it increases the activity of the super-ego. The problem is they don't look at consequences, they look at their presumptuous ideas.
    I think epileptics could have a problem with it or those with specific mental illness.
    Thats a very good example about the police.
    Very thoughtful video, and displays alot of understanding.

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    Lucas Alvarez

    How about why society fears being without these drugs? Lol it can go both ways and both ends need to come to terms because both sides have great points that need to be understood. Both sides basically need to focus on this. . but we aren't. We simply wanna defeat the other side. We all know that won't work. Stupid radical naive hippie liberals! And stupid dogmatic narrow minded conservatives. . .So I would recommend cutting this whole -"why society" -bullshit out and get to the bottom line of the problem ☯

    Knowing societies spectrum is hard. But knowing your left and right brain hemispheres is harder! How do you expect to understand groups, when you dont even know your self? And what the hell do you know about yourself? That's where we start. Balance is the hardest solution. But its better than the alternative in the long run. Its better for you, your partner, your family and in time society. The foundation for society is the individual (masculine) and society is the roof for the individual. (Feminine)🦅☘🥀🐸

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    StopFear

    The thing is, on what basis would Alan Watts have known why exactly society fears psychedelics. In general we already know why people fear them already. It’s not like he has provided some profound explanation.

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    pcaso100

    Great lecture, I love how he destroys the bigotry and backwardness that is religious dogma he is so right about that and I related a lot to what he said thank you.

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    Koss Billingham

    Just listened to this with some deep house on and it's perfect. I might have to sample these lectures and put a tune out.

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    What do you desire?

    ~ A Lecture on Drugs by Alan Watts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TYh_zS2uKQ

    The Summer of Love and the Psychedelic Experience (Part 3/3):
    ~ Part 1: When it all Makes Sense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kumQbMGyeTY
    ~ Part 2: LSD: The Secret and How to Handle it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9rQLLDTOdU
    ~ Part 3: Why Society Fears Psychedelic Drugs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_J2KUm-Nyo

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    Jean Blanco

    crtv if you are real invited people like me into your show.But no no no you live in your own opinion utopia that is why you got homeless camp every where cause rich people like to listen same rich people

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    RebirthMusic

    Can't find the exact words to explain with a shroom trip, but this beat was made to simulate the feeling you get when high on mushrooms. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SzF2xfsCvg

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    Parawan x

    Any adult over the age of 21 should have the right to experience such substances recreationally or more profoundly and shouldnt have to worry about getting jailed for it and not to be worried about getting fake shit like Nbome which can kill you. This is why legalisation of LSD for example will SAVE more lifes than take lifes… Same goes for Mushrooms DMT and the biggest killer MDMA/ Ecstasy which is usually never 100% pure if you buy it off a dealer

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    Dual Citizenship Senator

    His statement about fear at the end was the lesson of my first (and probably last) LSD trip.

    I was at a concert at the Gorge and at the peak of my trip, I was in tears from the beauty that was before me (picture a grown ass man staring into a canyon trembling and crying in public). But my friends had left me for their front-row tickets, and they told me I'd be fine alone. But I knew I wasn't, as this was my first experience on acid. All of the sudden I realized I was about to piss myself, and desperately needed to move from my "safe space" and head out of a place of comfort and into the unknown. At the time time I was having epiphanies about life, death, rebirth, and the decay and impermanence of all material. It was a lot to dwell on, and as stupid as it sounds, I was headed to a honey-bucket, where my most real connection to physical matter was about to reveal itself. Upon this revelation, my world turned dark, and the souls I encountered along the way began to look like demons and ghouls (maybe some of them were!).

    It took me FOUR attempts to go piss. The first time I couldn't handle the energies of the people around me, frantic, chaotic. I wouldn't say I felt anxious, but that I literally felt my soul was unsafe around these people. I walked back to my "safe space", the hill with the view to the canyon. But I was on the verge of pissing myself. So I tried again. But the second time, I found myself waiting outside the door of someone using the honey-bucket. When they were finally done, they opened the door. And yet again, the person looked demonic. I couldn't do it, I turned around and went back up the hill.

    It took a third time, and then a FOURTH time. But by the FOURTH time I was about to piss my fucking pants. And I was like, "I may be a degenerate, but I am NOT that type of degenerate that PISSES HIMSELF IN PUBLIC". Convicted in my mission, I was willing to face the demonic souls around me. I marched right up to that fucking honey-bucket, got inside, pee'd all over the place. Looked at my dick and the stream of urine flying through and out of my body, and into the abyss of piss and shit that is the decay of life. I stared right into that black hole of evil, zipped up as I finished, and walked the fuck out.

    When I got back up to the hill, something started to change. I remembered that I was about to see my favorite band play. I realized I'd been brave to take a risk, to alter my state of consciousness into something I did not understand, nor could control. I slowly began to fade back into my normal state of consciousness.

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    Nordic Zander

    I'm sure he would be proud with cannabis being legalized everywhere, and with shrooms being decriminalized. His input on the situation from that far back is still helping people make decisions today, and probably forever…or until the point where we either go extinct, or when we've advanced to the point where we know anything and everything.

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    Moon Watch

    It's because this type of infrastructure and lifestyles are built around the opposite of what biology etc actually needs. Also like with the ants in the Simpsons episode (the one where Homer goes to space) – 'Freedom! Horrible horrible freedom!' (except of course ants for real are integrated into the ecosystem, though there is one species at least that ravages all the forest floor they pass by – people are way too big to do that without even worse damage happening though). Some folks can't deal with the realisation that so much of how we do things is all wrong – they want to just keep going and pretend it's all ok. Too much work to stop and re-think it all etc, ironically.

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