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Neo-Platonism and Huxley’s « Doors of Perception »

Aldous Huxley.

 

By Karel Vereycken, Founder Agora Erasmus

2008

In 1954, British novelist Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) wrote his book, The doors of perception. There he details his experience with the hallucinogenic drug mescaline, originally obtained from peyote, the root of a Mexican cactus. Officially, Huxley was brought into drug experiences after discovering the [...]