↠´ The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean (Subterranean Lives) ✓ Download by ✓ Fitz Hugh Ludlow

Hasheesh Eater Is An Autobiographical Book By Fitz Hugh Ludlow, First Published In , That Describes Ludlow S Bizarre Hallucinations And Philosophical Flights Of Fancy While He Was Using A Cannabis Extract It Is Ludlow S Best Known BookIn The Hasheesh Eater Ludlow Describes The Cannabis User As One Who Is Reaching For The Soul S Capacity For A Broader Being, Deeper Insight, Grander Views Of Beauty, Truth And Good Than She Now Gains Through The Chinks Of Her Cell, But He Concludes With A Warning ↠´ The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean (Subterranean Lives) ✓ Download by ✓ Fitz Hugh Ludlow Ho There Pass By I Have Tried This Way It Leads At Last Into Poisonous Wildernesses siirretty hyllyyn ei jaksa lukia, ja eritt in hyv st syyst Written in 1857, this is the granddaddy and discounting Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas probably best written book about the hallucinogenic experience You may think that hashish is one of the milder hallucinogens, but not when eaten in the quantities that Fitz Hugh Ludlow consumed His trips were so overwhelming it s a marvel he could write about them at all, especially in such detail But then, Fitzhugh was no ordinary mortal, having written well before Einstein a little throw away article on the relationship of matter to energy, as well as other scholarly works and short stories, and having been a medical student as well as passing the bar to be a lawyer He also wrote Union College s school song, still used to this day So the question is, Would Fitzhugh have contributed farif he hadn t gotten completely caught up in drugs or conversely, Did drugs contribute to

You know that guy you ve met at parties who just discovered mushrooms and is really, really keen on telling everybody how spiritual and interconnected and alive he felt on his first drug trip Well, imagine that guy had a poet s tongue and a couple of genuinely interesting insights and you ll have an idea of what to expect reading this book I was impressed with how engaging the text is, given that it was published in 1857 The language is grand and flowery and rich, though the narrative grows repetitive as our author recounts just about every vision he has ever had under varying dosages in varying settings But the way Ludlow writes is so compelling that you don t really mind another chapter thator less boils down to thi I recommend the Annotated Hasheesh Eater, edited by David Gross Ludlow is outrageously erudite, sprinkling his drug tale with references to Hindu mythology, ancient Chinese folk medicine, and tenth century Welsh royalty Gross turns what could be maddening into a pleasure by providing helpful notations that explain the arcana Justin Martin Rebel Souls Walt Whitman and America s First Bohemians 2014