and writer, known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs. During a time when drugs like LSD
were legal, Leary conducted experiments at Harvard University
under the Harvard Psilocybin Project
, resulting in the Concord Prison Experiment
and the Marsh Chapel Experiment
. Both studies produced useful data, but Leary and his associate Richard Alpert were fired from the university.
Leary believed LSD
showed therapeutic potential for use in psychiatry
People use the word "natural" ... What is natural to me is these botanical species which interact directly with the nervous system. What I consider artificial is 4 years at Harvard, and the Bible, and Saint Patrick's cathedral, and the sunday school teachings.
I declare that the Beatles|The Beatles are mutants. Prototypes of evolutionary agents sent by God, endowed with a mysterious power to create a new human species, a young race of laughing freemen.
If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. They are a hundred times better educated than their grandparents, and ten times more sophisticated. There has never been such an open-minded group. The problem is that no one is giving them anything fresh. They've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.
Think for yourself and question authority.
That’s the left wing of the CIA debating the right wing of the CIA.