August 23, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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The Psychedelic Society of San Francisco is proud to bring you our continuing series of the Psychedelic Book Club.
For August's Psychedelic Book Club we'll be reading the following text:
The Joyous Cosmology: Adventures in the Chemistry of Consciousness
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The Joyous Cosmology is Alan Watts’s exploration of the insight that the consciousness-changing drugs LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin can facilitate “when accompanied with sustained philosophical reflection by a person who is in search, not of kicks, but of understanding.” More than an artifact, it is both a riveting memoir of Watts’s personal experiments and a profound meditation on our perennial questions about the nature of existence and the existence of the sacre
Event to be held in Berkeley. Location is about a 10-minute walk from the Ashby BART station. Exact address and detailed directions will be sent out in advance of meeting to members who have signed up. The number of attendees is limited to fifteen because that’s the maximum number my living room can accommodate for a focused group discussion. If you sign up but then later find you can’t make it, please change your RSVP so that someone else who’s interested can take your place.