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1/ @michaelpollan's highly-expected @netflix series #HowToChangeYourMind just premiered! πŸ“ΊπŸ„ Despite near-universal praise, #HTCYM is rife with errors & borders on historical revisionism πŸ€₯

A critique πŸ€”πŸ§΅ #LSD #MDMA #Peyote #Mescaline #Psilocybin #Mushrooms #Psychedelic @MAPS
2/ Before I get started, I'll give everyone a little bit of background information. @michaelpollan released a non-fiction work entitled "How to Change Your Mind" in May of 2018. Before the end of that year, his book about #psychedelic drugs became a @nytimes bestseller. Image
3/ @michaelpollan achieved massive coverage for this self-described "mental travelogue" of his #psychedelic experiences. Soon enough, Mr. Pollan became a prominent figure w/in the so-called "Psychedelic Renaissance". In the process, he gained a rather interesting reputation. Image
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Cover Story #PowerTrip was extremely difficult to listen to. I hope it can create the momentum for a more careful and nuanced investigation of psychedelics' potential for therapeutic benefit as well as for harm. Below are my two cents. (1)…
Psychedelic research doesn't need demonization or hype. It needs to take a deep uncomfortable look at these stories, and have discussions about what went wrong. The substance itself? The dosage? The individual therapists? "Bad ideas" about the role of psychedelic therapists? (2)
Only then we can look at proposed mechanisms for therapeutic benefits and evaluate whether we can have those without harming vulnerable populations. Can we rethink psychedelic-assisted therapy in a way that "takes the power away from the therapist, back to the patient"? (3)
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We are ready to ROAR @gg_smithy .

We know #theTaste left in Toni's mouth by @MetTaskforce

This is not a attack on @metpoliceuk but some attempting to run because we know what #PoliceBrutality will follow.
I have never ever witnessed someone fighting so hard as Toni @garymason479 and for so long ignored by @GREATBritain .

The @MetTaskforce @metpoliceuk @MHewittNPCC @PoliceChiefs.

As for @LucyDorsiMPS @PrincipalStAns aka Helen King, who I find the most devious of all because
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